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The sweet, intelligent, and loyal Collie is a Scottish legend.
Height: 22 to 26 inches at shoulder
Weight: 50 to 70 pounds
Coat: long and harsh; or short and dense
Life span: 10 to 14 years
Breed Group: Herding Dogs

The Collie is a native of Scotland, mostly of the Highland regions but also bred in the Scottish Lowlands and northern England, where she was used primarily as a herding dog. She is a sensitive and intelligent dog, known for her undying loyalty and amazing ability to foresee her owner's needs. She is a great family companion, and is still a capable herding dog.
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General Characteristics
Amount of shedding
Dog friendly
Friendly toward strangers
Heat tolerance
Need for exercise
Predatory tendencies
Potential for weight gain
Affectionate with family
Easy to groom
Energy level
General health