Bearded Collie - Dog Breed Characteristics & Care

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Dogs of this breed are alert, ready to learn and need human companionship. These are gentle dogs who love to participate in family life. They generally get along well with other dogs and pets. The dog will first greet strangers with a loud, long bark, but then they tend to receive a warm welcome.

Brief Information

Breed GroupHerding Dogs
Height20 to 22 inches tall at the shoulder
Average weight45 to 55 pounds
Lifespan12 to 14 years