- Full Name
- Alternate Names
- Rough Collie
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- Life Span
- 12 - 14 years
- 50 - 75 pounds
The Collie radiates class and beauty. Oftentimes the term "Collie" refers to an entire sub-class of dog, with many breeds that it encompasses. However, in our classification, the Collie refers to the "rough" and "smooth" collie, in the same way, that they are classified by the AKC.
- Bred For
- Family Considerations
- Overall Ease of Breed
- Home and Environment Considerations
- Physical Characteristics
Is the Collie good with children?
Is the Collie friendly with strangers?
Is the Collie friendly with other dogs?
Does the Collie like to cuddle?
Does the Collie like to play?
Does the Collie make a good service dog?
Is the Collie good for first-time owners?
How well can the Collie be trained?
Does the Collie shed a lot?
Is the Collie easy to groom?
Does the Collie need a lot of exercise?
How smart is the Collie?
How much does the Collie bark? Does the Collie bark too much?
Is the Collie a good guard dog?
Is the Collie good at staying alone? Is the Collie independent?
Is the Collie a good apartment dog?
How big is the Collie?
How much does the Collie tolerate hot weather? When is it too hot for a Collie?
How much does the Collie tolerate cold weather? When is it too cold for a Collie?
Does the Collie try to run away?
Is the Collie a healthy dog? The health of a Collie should be measured not just by how many years they live, but also by how many health issues they've had. It is important to know which health conditions your breed is prone to- hip problems, eye problems, bloating, and arthritis are all common dog health problems.
How energetic is the Collie?
How much does the Collie drool?
Does the Collie have a large prey drive? Does the Collie like to chase birds, cats, and other small animals?
Is the Collie atheltic?
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