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Bearded Collie

"Rufus"

Bearded Collie profile

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Lifespan: 13-15 Years

Avg height: 51-56cm

Avg weight: 20-25kg

Coat type: Long, harsh, outer coat and soft undercoat.

Coat colours: Sandy, red-brown, blue, black, grey.

Originally bred for: Scottish herding breed.

Breed traits: Lively, gentle, alert, active, hardy.

 

A little about the Bearded Collie

 

The Bearded Collie was originally used as a Scottish herding breed, however, it is now a desirable family pet, because of its gentle, stable, and energetic nature.  

 

 

BEARDED COLLIE HEALTH INFORMATION

Bearded Collies may be predisposed to the following health conditions: Canine Hip Dysplasia, Epilepsy, Colonic Disease, Pemphigus, Hypoadrenocorticism (Addison's), Progressive Retinal Atrophy, Persistent Pupillary Membrane, Cataracts, and Von Willebrands Disease. 

 
 
Please be advised the information provided is purely an indicator of breed traits and characteristics and that within some breeds there can be significant variation.