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Bearded Collie


Other Names

Highland Collie, Beardies, Beardie, Argle Bargle

History

The Bearded Collie is one of Britains oldest dog breed and was used to herd animals in Scotland. They were originally bred in Central Europe and were called the Highland Collie.

Appearance

A working dog, agile, medium sized, medium length coat, strong, large affectionate eyes, ears covered in hair

Color and Coat

Double coat with a shaggy, flat ourtercoat. The coat should look natural and not trimmed. The head looks shaggy, but not overly. The common colors are gray, black, silver, chocolate, sandy, blue, or fawn. They can have markings in color.

AKC Group

Herding

Height

20-22 inches

Weight

40-60 lbs

Activity Level

Medium-High

Tempermant

Active, affectionate, family companion, confident

Other Facts

Beaded Collies need to be brushed and exercised daily.
 
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