Colour: Slate-grey, reddish-fawn, black, blue, all shades of grey, brown and sandy with or without white markings
Lifespan: 12 to 13 years
Bearded Collies are alert, lively and, exuberant dogs.
Bearded Collies are lively, exuberant and full of energy, but can be exercised easily as they are playful by nature. Close bonding and responsive, they need daily care to keep their coats in good condition.
Originally bred to herd sheep.
This collie is lively and playful, and enjoys chasing.
High. Needs to run and play.
Owners: affectionate, biddable
Other Pets: good, will chase
Strangers: friendly, can be reserved
Unfamiliar Dogs: friendly
Gentle, active owner who has enough time and energy to play, exercise and train this exuberant, energetic, playful dog.
May display chase problems if not directed onto toys. May be possessive over toys. Sound sensitive and prone to developing noise phobias.
The coat needs daily attention to keep it in good condition, and the hair should be tied up out of their eyes so that they can see clearly.
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