At A Glance

Size: Medium

Weight: 40 - 70 lbs.

Height: 20" - 26"

Life Span: -

Rough Collie

Also know as: Scottish Collie

Group: Herding

Origin: Scotland

Today's Role: Companion Dog

History and Facts: Originated in the cold regions of northern Scotland in the 1800s, the breed was made popular by Queen Victoria and the television show "Lassie."

Temperament / Behavior
The Rough Collie is known for its intelligent, extremely kind temperament. It loves human companionship and is extremely tolerant of other animals. This breed may tend to be independent and prefer the companionship of its chosen human. It is a quick learner that adapts well to routines.

Breed-Related Health Concerns
Hip dysplasia

Special Needs
Exercise: No special exercise requirements.

Grooming: The Rough Collie needs daily grooming.


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