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Bearded Collie Info

Bearded Collie Breed Information

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Lifespan: 14-15 years Height: 20-22" Shedding: Heavy Litter Size: 4-12 pups
Group: Herding Weight: 40-60 lbs Hair Length: Long Size: Medium

Breed Overview

The Bearded Collie is a Medium dog breed, with a starting weight of 40 lbs that can reach 60 lbs. It is officially part of the Herding group and recognized by the CKC, FCI, AKC, UKC, ANKC, NKC, NZKC, APRI, ACR. Some critical information for potential owners. The Bearded Collie breed has a typical lifespan of 14 to 15 years, Long hair, and have Heavy shedding. Breeders interested in the Bearded Collie should know that the average litter size is between 4 to 12 puppies.

Bearded Collie Breed Characteristics

Group Herding Drooler no
Size Medium Guard Dog no
Origin Scotland Easy to Train
Kid Friendly yes Hypoallergenic no
Stranger Friendly yes Active Indoors somewhat
Apartment Friendly no Exercise Demands no
Pet Friendly yes Yard Needs medium
Intelligent Grooming Requirements weekly
Barks Dangerous no

Bearded Collie Temperament

happy, affectionate, sometimes a barker but does not make a good watchdog, males are more outgoing than females

Health Problems

hip dysplacia, and their profuse coats should be checked regularly for parasites

Bearded Collie Coat

Bearded Collie Dog Colors

Black, blue, brown, or fawn, with or without white markings

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