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Recognized for its intelligence and agility, the Border Collie, also known as the Scottish Sheepdog or Working Collie, is a classic breed with a heritage in herding. Their athletic, compact build coupled with a sharp mind makes them exceptional in various roles, from companionship, therapy, to search & rescue. They sport a weather-resistant double coat that comes in diverse color combinations, including black & white, blue merle, and tricolor. Their coat can be smooth or rough, adding to their charm. On top of their physical attributes, Border Collies are renowned for their high energy, responsiveness, and keen work ethic. Ideally suited for active homes, they thrive in environments offering mental and physical stimulation. Regular exercise is a must for this breed, ensuring their physical and mental well-being.
Read our Border Collie Buying Advice page for information on this dog breed.