What is the personality of a Border Collie?
The personality of the Border Collie is not quite as variable as their physical characteristics, but each dog will have his or her own distinctive temperament. As a whole the breed is very gentle and loving, however they are protective and will make excellent watchdogs. The Border Collie is a watcher.
How much does a border collie puppy cost?
A Border Collie not registered with the AKC, but often considered a non-registered “working line” dog, will cost anywhere from $275 to $675. A purebred Border Collies registered with the AKC can cost anywhere from $750 to $2,200.
Does a Border Collie have hair or fur?
All border collies grow hair, even the short-haired or smooth-coat ones. Although hairless varieties of dogs exist, all border collies have hair. Their fur is thick and soft. Longer-haired border collies have coarse fur that either has a subtle wave to it or is even in appearance.
Do Border Collie puppies bite much?
Now, biting is probably one of the last things you’d expect from a Border Collie. And while this seemingly harmless breed isn’t usually prone to behavioral traits like biting, the truth is that no dog is immune from displaying certain aggressive tendencies under the right circumstances.
Are Border Collies high maintenance dogs?
Border collies are high-maintenance canines. Not in the grooming department — they don’t care about appearances. They’re high maintenance because they possess a work ethic like no other dog.
Is the Border Collie an one person dog?
Border collies are one-person dogs. They need to exercise daily and need the attention, time of their owner, so If you have a busy schedule and cannot provide the time to your Border collie as much he needed then don’t pet a border collie. Border collies can get their feelings hurt very easily. They are very sensitive.
Do Border Collies shed much?
Just like any other dog breed, border collies also shed their coat throughout the year, and during spring and fall season they shed excessively. The only reason why my dad don’t get along with our Dina (Border Collie) is because he hates it when she shed hair and it sticks to the carpet and clothes.