Information about your Border Collie.
Pippin - a blue merle border collie
Photo - Robert Barrett
Typical height at withers (ins)
Dogs:- 21 (53cm)
Bitches:- 20/21 (51-53cm)
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|The Border Collie is recommended for an owner wanting a very active and intelligent dog.
Their high brain-power and trainability is often seen in obedience and agility tests.
Friendly and loyal to his family, this dog will need to be worked as boredom can bring out bad habits.
It is athletic in appearance, and has a broad, muscular profile, sloping gracefully to its tail.
There are two types of coat:
1) Moderately long; 2) Smooth.
In both, topcoat is dense and medium textured, whilst the undercoat is soft and dense giving good weather resistance.
It is a member of the Pastoral group.
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Scroll down to see popular crate sizes, bed sizes and play pens for your Border Collie and click on the link to view the product. Remember to measure your dog - it should be able to stand with the legs straight when inside a crate.These are popular sizes, but dogs do vary wthin the breed, so please check.