For The Love Of A Collie

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They are lovable, gentle and smart. Oh, and this breed has one of the most famous dogs in its family. Who doesn’t love a Collie? Here’s more about them!
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About The Collie

The Rough Collie is a long coated breed that’s a medium to large size dog. They live to about around 13 to 15 years of age and were originally bred for herding.
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What’s Their Temperament?

Collie’s are protective, loyal, friendly and pretty smart.
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What’s A Smooth Collie?

A Smooth Collie is a short-coat version of the Rough Collie. It was developed for herding. Their temperament is similiar to the Rough Collie.
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Varieties Of Rough Collies

Varieties of Rough Collies include Shetland Sheepdogs, Paraders and Brandwyns.
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Do They Shed A Lot ?

Yep. Both Rough and Smooth Collies shed a lot. Regular brushing and combings will help. However, without frequent brushing Rough Collies will be a matted mess.
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What Kind Of Collie was Lassie?

The famous pup was a Rollie Collie.
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Great With Families

Due to their friendly nature, Collies are great with families and are gentle with children.
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Health Issues With Collies

Health issues include epilepsy, bloat, progressive retinal atrophy and some skin disorders.
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Need Room!

Collie’s aren’t great for apartment life. They love exercise and a good 30-45 minute walk or playtime twice a day will do the trick. If they get exercise, they are a calm dog.
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In Conclusion

Collies are gentle and intelligent animals. They are also sensitive and can become depressed if they are spoken to harshly. If you have a family that loves the outdoors, then this pet is for you!
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