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Collie Info

Collie Breed Information

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Lifespan: 14-16 years Height: 22-26" Shedding: Heavy Litter Size: 6-8 pups
Group: Herding Weight: 50-75 lbs Hair Length: Long Size: Large

Breed Overview

The Collie is a Large dog breed, with a starting weight of 50 lbs that can reach 75 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 Collie breed has a typical lifespan of 14 to 16 years, Long hair, and have Heavy shedding. Breeders interested in the Collie should know that the average litter size is between 6 to 8 puppies.

Collie Breed Characteristics

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

Collie Temperament

intelligent, friendly dog breed, who makes an excellent children's companion and gets along well with other household dogs

Health Problems

eye problems, hip dysplasia and epilepsy

Collie Coat

Collie Dog Colors

Sable and white, tri-color, blue merle, and white

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