Fun-Loving Bearded Collie Dog Breed

Originally from Scotland and used to herd sheep and cattle. Known for their shaggy, hypoallergenic coat.

Breed History

Medium-sized dog with a long, fluffy coat that can be a mix of colors like fawn, black, blue, and brown.  


Intelligent, lively, and affectionate. Devoted to family. Energetic and playful. Loves to be busy.


Very active breed. Needs 60+ minutes of vigorous exercise daily plus mental stimulation.

Exercise Needs  

Daily brushing to prevent matting. Professional trims every few months. Shed seasonally.  

Grooming Tips

Respond well to positive reinforcement training. Early socialization is important.   

Training Tips

Prone to hip dysplasia and eye problems. Lifespan 12-14 years.

Health Issues

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