Name : Collie
      Origin : Great Britain
          Size : 66cm (26in)

     Weight : 34kg (75lbs)
 Life Span : 13 years
      Group : Herd
  1. Collies were meant to be herding dogs and their origins trace back to Scotland.
  2. Today they are favoured as house pets and are popular with dog lovers.
  3. There are different types such as Rough Collies, Smooth Collies and Border Collies etc.
  4. They come in a variety of colours including sable, white, tan, black and brown.
  5. Collies are energetic dogs who have a good amount of energy and great stamina.
  6. Collies are loyal, affectionate and get along well with children and other pets.
  7. Sweet tempered and mild mannered, Collies have an excellent sense of direction.
  8. They need a bit of maintenance since their coats shed, requiring brushing and grooming.
  9. Collies are gentle and friendly dogs and thus don’t make great watchdogs.
  10. Collies can live for about 13 years on an average.
  11. They need moderate exercise so they might be more suitable in a larger house.
  12. Collies have been featured extensively in modern literature as well as many famous movies.
  13. Although Collies enjoy company, they are undemanding and don’t need too much attention.
  14. The average litter size of Collies is between 2 – 8 puppies.

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