Collie Barbudo

A bouncy, bold, Scottish herding breed

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Descripción

Bearded Collie picture
Expectativa de Vida
14-16 años
Grado de Aprendizaje
High
Tamaño de la Camada
7 to 8
Tamaño
Grande
Peso
Perros: 45-60 libras
Hembras: 40-55 libras
Altura
Perros: 21-22 pulgadas
Hembras: 20-21 pulgadas
Otros Nombres
Beardie, Highland Collie, Hairy Mou ed Collie
País de Origen
The Bearded Collie is a descendant of the Polish Shepherd. It was introduced in 1514 for the first time in Scotland.
Grupos
AKC Herding Dogs, FCI Group I.: Sheepdogs and Cattle Dogs (except Swiss Cattle Dogs), TKC Pastoral
Black and White Bearded Collie picture

The Bearded Collie or Beardie is an ancestor of the Old English Sheepdog. Bearded Collie has short muzzle and long shaggy coat. This is a muscular medium sized dog breed; it is robust, hardy and active, but not massive. It has an aura of strength and agility characteristic of a real working dog.

Silver and White Bearded Collie image

It makes an outstanding family companion. Its natural instincts of guarding the flock will translate to guarding his family. It is highly intelligent, resourceful, stable and self-confident. This dog breed is very stable showing no signs of shyness or aggression.

Temperamento

Red and White Bearded Collie Puppy picture

The Bearded Collie is an exuberant, enthusiastic, stable, self-confident and affectionate dog breed. It is playful, lively and extremely intelligent; it makes a perfect companion for children.

The Bearded Collies will charm you with their joyous happy go lucky ways. It can be trained for many activities. It is a natural hearder of people and animals, it’s a noisy barker but does not make good watchdog. This dog breed needs to be with people, it should not be left alone with nothing to do.

Black and White Bearded Collie picture

At times it can be headstrong, obedience training is a must. Male Beardies tend to be more bold and outgoing, while females tend to be calmer and more submissive. It should not be shy or aggressive.

Colors

Black and White Bearded Collie Puppies picture

Its coat changes during various periods of its life. Puppies are born either black, blue, brown or fawn, with or without white markings. As it matures, it darkens to black, brown, blue, or fawn. The Beardie’s final coat color is somewhere between the puppy coat and the yearling coat.

Coat

Black and White Bearded Collie image

It has thick, shaggy coat. The coat is double with soft and close undercoat. It should be brushed daily, and combed free of matting. Average shedder, it should be checked regularly for ticks and parasites.

Problemas de Saluds

Problemas de Salud

The Bearded Collie is generally healthy but hip dysplasia is a possibility. To help prevent the chance of hip dysplasia developing make sure your dog is on a healthy, well proportioned diet, and avoid excessive running and jumping while still a puppy as this can be hard on the developing joints. Its dense coat may conceal external parasite infestation, so regular and careful grooming is necessary to keep a check on this. To minimize the risk of your Bearded Collie developing any hereditary health issues, you should buy a Bearded Collie puppy from a reputable breeder.

Condiciones de Vida

The Bearded Collie is not recommended for apartment life, as it does not like to be in a confined space, and they tend to be fairly active indoors. It loves to run free for exercise. It will do best with at least an average-sized yard, and they often like to sleep outdoors. It makes an excellent farm dog.

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