Border Collie Breed Information

Border Collie
Showdog.com Breed Since Sunday, June 01, 2003
Breeders Dogs Entries Litter Size Lifespan* National
35 732 1,053 4.9 14 20

Schedule of Points

Sex 1 2 3 4 5
Dogs 2 7 8 9 10
Bitches 2 6 7 8 10

Top Kennels in Breed

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2 Symphonious send a message to Symphonioussend message 22 hours ago
3 SouthCoast Kennels send a message to SouthCoast Kennelssend message 10 hours ago
4 True Justice send a message to True Justicesend message 19 minutes ago
5 Clay Creek Falls send a message to Clay Creek Fallssend message 4 hours ago
6 SouwestaSun send a message to SouwestaSunsend message 1 day ago
7 Souwesta2 send a message to Souwesta2send message 10 hours ago
8 sammy567 send a message to sammy567send message Not Listed
9 Ferndown Gundogs send a message to Ferndown Gundogssend message 10 hours ago
10 AllBright send a message to AllBrightsend message 11 hours ago

Breed Scale of Points

Trait Importance
Head 15
Forequarter 10
Hindquarter 10
Gait 20
Top Neck and Back 10
Coat 5
Size 5
Feet 5
General 20
Breed Colors
Australian Red (lilac pigment) 4%
Australian Red (blue pigment) 0.00
Australian Red (black pigment) 0.00
Australian Red (liver pigment) 1.00
Australian Red double merle 0.00
Black and White 42%
Black sable and white 3%
Black tricolour 19%
Blue and white 7%
Blue double merle 0.00
Blue merle 4%
Blue merle and tan 2%
Blue sable and white 0.50
Blue tricolour 3%
Chocolate double merle 7%
Chocolate and white 0.00
Chocolate merle 2%
Chocolate merle and tan 1%
Chocolate sable and white 0.50
Lilac double merle 3%
Chocolate tricolour 0.00
Lilac merle and tan 0.00
Lilac sable and white 0.00
Lilac tricolour 0.00
Lilac and White 0.00
Slate double merle 0.00
Lilac merle 0.00
Sable double merle 0.00
Slate merle 0.75
Slate merle and tan 0.25
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Lifespan
Lifespan refers to the earliest age (in months) that Border Collie dogs can die on Showdog.com
"General" Factor
The "General" factor takes into account such things as show shine and temperament in addition to the other genetic traits.
Did you know?
The figure 8 exercise requires the team to heel in a figure 8 pattern either on or off leash. Generally two of the ring stewards will assist the judge with this exercise by acting as "posts", standing 8 feet apart, that the team walks around to form the loops of the figure 8.