Border Collie Mix

The Border Collie is descended from a type found in the British Isles, landrace collies, and got his name from its place of origin, the Anglo-Scottish border. The word Collie/Colley means 'Useful' in Celtic. The history of the Border Collie mix depends on the dog parent of the cross.

The build of the Border Collie mix depends on the parent, most probably this designer dog is medium-sized, agile, hard-working and fast, just like the Border Collie! The structure and colors of the coat varies. It can either be smooth and medium to long, wavy or straight, and may differ from the dog parent. Personality: The temperament of the Border Collie mix depend on one dog parent of the cross or either both dog parent. The dog parent Border Collie is always looking to keep itself busy and has a very high energy level. It's among the most intelligent dogs and needs physical exercise and mental stimulation by doing tasks or games.

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Breed Type
Mix
Origin
Europe
Family
Function
Life Span
12-15 Years
Hypoallergenic
No
Other Names
Border Collie Mix

Border Collie Mix Build Information

Size
Medium
Length (Male)
19-25 in.
Length (Female)
18-20 in.
Weight
26 - 40 lbs
Litter Size
5 - 10 Puppies
Tail Dock or Crop
No
Preferred Climate
Any Climate

The build of the Border Collie mix depends on the parent, most probably this designer dog is medium-sized, agile, hard-working and fast, just like the Border Collie! The structure and colors of the coat varies. It can either be smooth and medium to long, wavy or straight, and may differ from the dog parent.

Behaviour and Personality

Kid Friendliness
Affection Level
Activity Level
Energy Level
Independant
Good to Other Pets
Dominating or Submissive?
Guardian Skills
Barking
Aggressiveness Level

The temperament of the Border Collie mix depend on one dog parent of the cross or either both dog parent. The dog parent Border Collie is always looking to keep itself busy and has a very high energy level. It's among the most intelligent dogs and needs physical exercise and mental stimulation by doing tasks or games.

Appearance

Colors
Black Red & White Tri-Color White Yellow
Shedding
Moderate
Grooming
Medium Maintenance
Coat Type
Feathered

The dog parent, Border Collie, tends to shed and needs regularly brushing.

Breed's Talents and Facts

Training
Easy
Hunting Companion
No
Jolly for Jogging
Yes
Sighting Capabilities
No
Ideal for Tracking
No
Retrieving Skills
No
Pointing Breed
No
Herding Skills
Yes
Dutiful Watchdog
Yes
Security Guard Capable
Yes
Police Performer
Yes
Wet Water rescues
No
Assist Disable Owners
No
Dog Sledding
No
Able to Perform Dog Carting
No
Agile/Zippy
Yes
Fun with Lure Coursing
No
Obedient
Yes
Possible Schutzhund Work
No
Trainable for Tricks
Yes
  • Currently, a Border Collie hold the Guinness World Record for Fastest Car Window Opened (non-electric) by a dog! Know as herding dogs, the Border Collie has many talents! The Border Collie from Hungary, called Striker, holds the impressive record of opening the window in 11,34 seconds
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  • Some examples of Border Collie mixes are the Border-Aussie (Australian Shepherd / Border Collie mix) and the Borador (Labrador Retriever / Border Collie), one of the larger designer dog crosses

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Common Health Conditions in Border Collie Mixs

Hip dysplasia, arthritis, Collie Eye Anomaly, Neuronal ceroid lipofuscinosis (CL), trapped neutrophil syndrome (TNS) Epilepsy, and Seizures.

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