The Bearded Collie is a medium-sized dog, with a body length slightly greater than its height.
It has a strong, muscular body, with a broad head and a pointed snout.
One of the most distinctive features of the Bearded Collie is its double coat.
The outer coat is long, straight or slightly wavy, while the undercoat is soft and dense.
The coat can be of various colors, including black, gray, brown, blue and fawn.
The head is proportionate to the rest of the body, with a flat skull. The eyes are oval in shape and expressive, brown to blue in color. The ears are medium sized, set low, and fall forward.
Males generally measure between 51 and 56 cm at the shoulder, while females measure between 51 and 53 cm. The average weight generally varies between 18 and 27 kg.
The Bearded Collie is an intelligent, affectionate and loyal dog. He is an excellent family dog and gets along well with children and other pets.
The Bearded Collie's coat requires regular maintenance. It should be brushed several times a week to avoid tangles and mats.
The Bearded Collie needs a lot of exercise. He should take at least an hour of walks a day, and he will also enjoy games of fetch or frisbee.
The Bearded Collie is generally a healthy breed, but it can be prone to certain illnesses, such as hip or elbow dysplasia, stomach torsion, and cataracts. The Bearded Collie has a life expectancy of 12 to 15 years.
The Bearded Collie is a breed of sheepdog native to Scotland, primarily bred for guarding and herding sheep.