Born and bred to herd sheep along the Scottish borders, they’re often referred to as the world’s greatest herders.
Care and Health
Eye anomaly (CEA) and epilepsy are considered the primary genetic diseases of concern in the breed at this time along with Elbow dysplasia may also occur in the breed. Brushing, monthly bathing and daily teeth brushing recommended.
Rico, who was studied for recognising up to 200 objects by name. Another border collie, Betsy, was found to have a vocabulary of over 300 words
herding, family pet
Intelligent, athletic, and trainable
Size low, medium Fur,