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Breed: Bearded Collie
Country of Origin: Scotland & Poland
AKC Group: Herding
Function: Herding
Life Span: 14-15 years
Appearance: Shaggy coat and an ever-wagging tail
Color: Black, brown, blue, or fawn
Coat Type: Shaggy
Grooming: Daily brushing
Height: 20-22 inches
Weight: 40-60 pounds
Activity Level: High
Watch Dog: Yes
Protection: No
Intelligence: High
Trainability: High
Good With Children: Yes
Good With Pets: Yes
Good With Strangers: Yes
Character: Friendly, affectionate
Home Environment: Large yard & lots of exercise
Best Owner: Active
Potential Problems:  
Behavior: Barking
Physical: Hip dysplasia & dense coat may conceal external parasite infestation.