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Size: Medium / Large

Weight: 50 - 75 lbs.

Height: 22" - 26"

Life Span: 12 - 14 years

Health Problems: Collie eye anomaly; progressive eye atrophy

Origin: Great Britain

Also Known As: Rough Coat Collie, Smooth Coat Collie

Group: Herding

Category: Companion Dog

Exercise Needs

The Collie requires moderate exercise.

Grooming Needs

Daily brushing and regular clipping are recommended for your Collie.


The Collies is intelligent, sensitive and kind.

Compatibility with Kids

Good with children.


This herding dog was recognized as a breed in the 1800s and became popular when Queen Victoria took several as pets.

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