Archive for the ‘ROUGH COLLIE’ Category

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  • the exact origin of the Collie is unknown, but it was descended from generations of hard-working herding dogs, for centuries the rough-coated Collie was hardly known outside Scotland, early rough Collies were smaller, with broader heads and shorter muzzles, the dogs were used for water rescue, herders, guiding cows and sheep to market and for guarding the flock in Scotland and England, the breed’s name probably comes from its charge, the Scottish black-faced sheep called the Colley
  • is a large, lean, strong dog
  • head is wedge-shaped and the muzzle is rounded, tapering to the black nose, with a slight stop
  • face is chiseled
  • teeth should meet in a scissors bite
  • there are two coat varieties, rough and smooth, the rough coat is long and abundant all over the body, but is shorter on the head and legs, and the coat forms a mane around the neck and chest, the outer coat is straight and harsh to the touch, and the undercoat is soft and tight, the smooth coat variety has a short one-inch coat all over the body
  • coat colors on both the rough and smooth variety include sable and white, tricolor of black, white and tan, blue merle or predominantly white with sable, tricolor or blue merle markings
  • they are natural herders; puppies may try and herd humans, and need to be taught not to do this, faithful, playful, docile and protective of their family members and good with children, Collies have an uncanny sense of direction
  • height: males 24 – 26 inches (61 – 66 cm) / females 22 – 24 inches (56 – 61 cm)
  • weight: Males 60 – 75 pounds (27 – 34 kg) / females 50 – 65 pounds (23 – 29 kg)
  • generally healthy dogs, may need sunblock on their nose as they are often sensitive to the sun, some herding dogs carry a MDR1 gene which makes them sensitive to certain drugs that are otherwise okay to give another dog, but if tested positive for this gene can kill them
  • will dog okay in an apartment as long as it is sufficiently exercised, provide plenty of shade and fresh water in warm weather
  • life expectancy: about 14-16 years
Send the following to this email / Στείλτε σε αυτό το email τα παρακάτω 
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  • Kennel’s name / Επωνυμία Εκτροφείου
  • Breeder’s Full name / Ονοματεπώνυμο Ιδιοκτήτη
  • Registration number of FCI / Αριθμός Καταχώρησης FCI
  • Breed of the dog ( analytically if are more than one ) / Φυλές (αναλυτικά αν είναι πάνω από μια)
  • Official Web site / Το site σας
  • Contact Email / Email επικοινωνίας
  • Photo of your kennel / Φωτογραφία του εκτροφείου σας
  • Social media accounts / Μέσο κοινωνικής δικτύωσης  (σελίδα ή προσωπικό λογαριασμό)
  • Some informations about you and or your kennel / Πληροφορίες σχετικές με εσάς ή το εκτροφείο σας

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