Collie

elegant, affectionate, attentive

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dogs in the archive
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About

Country of origin: Great Britain
Breed group: Sheepdogs and Cattledogs - Group 1 (FCI); Pastoral Group (KC); Herding Group (AKC)

Facts

Size: medium/large
Coat: rough or smooth
Colour: merle, black, sable
Life expectancy: 12-15 years

Characteristics

Kind, easy to train and attached family companion with excellent manners and also eager to please in dog sport actions.

Everyone knows a Collie

After the world wars the Collie regained popularity due to the fictional character Lassie, a female Rough Collie featured in literature and films.
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