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Border Sheepdog

Border Sheepdog

Breed Characteristics

Life Span:12-15 Years

Border Sheepdog Build Information

Border Sheepdogs are medium sized dogs that are come from crossing the Border Collie with the Shetland Sheepdog. Their coats are long and straight, double-coated to protect against the weather, and come in a variety of colors shades including black, blue, Merle, and sable marked with white and tan.

Weight:26 - 40 lbs

Behaviour and Personality

These dogs are ultra-smart and very easy to train, constantly ready to pick up new tricks or take on watchdog duties. They're super sweet and charming, ready for play and need moderate amounts of exercise. Border Sheepdogs are suitable for apartment dwelling and make wonderful family dogs.

Activity Level:Moderately Active
Affection Level:Affectionate
Energy Level:Active
Kid Friendliness:Friendly


Colors:Black, Black & White, Blue, Gray, Sable, White
Grooming:Medium Maintenance
Coat Type:Fine

Border Sheepdog Pet Insurance

When adding a dog or cat to your family you want to make sure your pet is happy, healthy and protected. During its lifetime your pet is exposed to many illnesses and diseases and some breeds are affected by a congenital disease which is a condition existing at birth. At these moments when your pet is ill or maybe needs surgery, you want to be protected for the unexpected and high veterinarian costs.

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