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Border Collie | Medium Dog Breeds

Border_collieHeight at withers: 53 cm in males
Weight: about 20 kg
Colour: usually black and white tricolor sometimes, gray-blue and white, sable harlequin
Average life: twelve years
Temperament: obedient, responsive, active, affectionate
Relationship with Children: very good
Relationship with other dogs: very good
Skills: herd dog
Space needs: convenient garden and daily exercise
Border Collie power: 350 to 400 g per day of dry complete food
Arrangement: brushed, especially during molting
Maintenance Cost: normal
Overall ranking: Medium Dog Breeds
Classification according to the AKC: Group 7: Dogs of grazing
Classification according to FCI: Group 1: Sheepdogs and Cattle Dogs (except Swiss Cattle Dogs)> Dog grazing