18 Amazing Facts About Collies You Might Not Know

For many people, the collie is the most beautiful breed of dog. And indeed: a collie in its beautifully colored fur, with an elegant head and proud bearing, is a captivating sight.

Rough Collie breed;
Other names: Collie, Scottish Collie, Long-Haired Collie, English collie, lassie dog, Rough Collie, Scottish Shepherd;
Origin: United Kingdom (Scotland);
Size Dog breeds: medium;
Group of herding: dog breeds;
Life expectancy: 12-16 years;
Temperament / Activity: Gentle, Loyal, Intelligent, Caring, Active, Friendly;
Height at the withers: Females: 51-56 cm Males: 56-61 cm;
Weight Male: 20.4–29.4 kg Female: 18.1–24.9 kg;
Dog Coat Colors: Three colors, White, Sable and White, Sable Merle, Sable, Blue Merle;
Puppy price is around: €750;
Hypoallergenic: no.

#1 Added to this is his extraordinarily positive image as an almost superhumanly intelligent and self-sacrificing philanthropist, which certainly has its origins in the many Lassie films.

#2 Even if there were and are many collies that have been awarded medals as rescuers, there was enormous pressure on this breed to succeed.

#3 Many spontaneously acquired Collies were expected to be perfect babysitters all by themselves, to understand every word and, of course, to obey promptly.

Mary Allen

Written by Mary Allen

Hello, I'm Mary! I've cared for many pet species including dogs, cats, guinea pigs, fish, and bearded dragons. I also have ten pets of my own currently. I've written many topics in this space including how-tos, informational articles, care guides, breed guides, and more.

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