Rough and Smooth Collie

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Rough Collie:

The Rough Collie is a long-coated dog breed of medium to large size that, in its original form, was a type of collie used and bred for herding sheep in Scotland.

Hypoallergenic: No

Temperament: Intelligent, Loyal, Friendly, Active, Gentle, Protective

Weight: Male: 45–65 lbs (20–29 kg), Female: 40–55 lbs (18–25 kg)

Height: Male: 22–24 inches (56–61 cm), Female: 20–22 inches (51–56 cm)

Colors: White, Tri-color, Sable, Blue Merle, Sable & White, Sable Merle

Origin: Scotland, United Kingdom

Litter Size: 8 to 12 Puppies but can be up to 16


 

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Smooth Collie:

The Smooth Collie is a breed of dog developed originally for herding. It is a short-coated version of the Rough Collie of Lassie fame. Some breed organisations consider the smooth-coat and rough-coat dogs to be variations of the same breed.

Hypoallergenic: No

Temperament: Intelligent, Sociable, Responsive, Alert, Active, Trainable

Height: Female: 20–22 inches (51–56 cm), Male: 22–24 inches (56–61 cm)

Weight: Female: 40–55 lbs (18–25 kg), Male: 45–65 lbs (20–29 kg)

Colors: White, Tri-color, Sable & White, Blue Merle, Sable, Sable Merle

Litter Size: 4-8 with an average of 6

 

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