Weight: 40 - 60 lbs.
Height: 20" - 22"
Life Span: 12 - 15 years
Health Problems: Excellent health record. No known hereditary conditions.
Also Known As: Beardie
Category: Companion Dog
The Bearded Collie requires daily brisk exercise. This dog is not recommended for apartment life.
Regular brushing and combing every few days is necessary for your Bearded Collie. Bathe regularly.
The Bearded Collie is playful, smart and obedient.
Compatibility with Kids
Good family dogs that are very attached to their families -- including children.
A descendant of the Polish Sheepdog, this herding dog was introduced to Scotland in 1541 by a sea captain in trade for some livestock.