Rough & Smooth Collie

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Scotch Collie
Scottish Collie
English Collie
Smooth Collie
Rough Collie

Great Britian, 1800's

Companion, Herding

Life Expectancy
This breed can live as long as 12 -14 years of age

Weight & Height
40 to 66 pounds & 20 to 26 inches tall

Known Health Problems
Collie Eye Anomaly, PRA

Physical Description
Large, strong dog with a long, lean, wedge-shaped head with almond-shaped eyes that are brown or blue. A black nose, and high folded ears. The tail is moderately long.

This breed is easy to train, they are also great with children and can make a good watchdog

Fairly easy to train. Use calm training methods.

Living Conditions
This breed will do ok living in an apartment as long as they are exercised daily.

Rough coats needs to be brushed 2 times a week and 1 time a week for the smooth coat.

Moderate Exercise Needs.

Coat Texture
Rough collies have a long double coat while the smooth collies have a short double coat.

Coat Colors

Sable & White


Blue Merle


Sable White


Blue Merle



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6-10 Puppies are usually born per litter.

Continental Kennel Club
American Kennel Club
United Kennel Club
New Zealand Kennel Club
American Pet Registry
Fédération Cynologique Internationale
Canadian Kennel Club
National Kennel Club


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Rough & Smooth Collie Breeders

Please make sure you do your research on every breeder before purchasing puppies. Pets Place does not take any responsibility for any breeders listed that may not be reputable or up to your standards. This is your responsibilty as the buyer to do your research to make sure all appropriate health tests are done by the person you are purchasing your dog from.

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