Bearded Collie

Ease of Training
Shedding
Watchdog
Guard Dog
Popularity
Size

History

  • One of Britain's oldest breeds
  • It is thought he descended from the Magyar Komondor of Central Europe
  • The earliest pictures of him are from 1771
  • He was used as a sheepdog by drovers and Shepherds
  • He came to the United States in the 1950s but wasn't bred in the United States until 1967

Personality and Behavior

  • He very loving and affectionate with his family
  • He doesn't like being left alone for long periods of time
  • He needs something to do, and if bored can become destructive (chewing, digging, scratching, etc)
  • He's intelligent and eager to please you
  • He's a very energetic dog
  • He's very agile
  • If he gets the opportunity to chase something, he will
  • He gets along well with other dogs and pets
  • He can be bossy and protective of his toys

Training

  • He's easy to train because he learns commands at an above average rate.

Shedding

  • He sheds quite a bit of hair. You'll find some hair stuck to your clothes, couch and carpets.

Grooming / Maintenance

  • His long coat needs to be brushed two or three times a week to keep it free of mats and tangles.

Other varieties

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