Border Collie Breed Information

Border Collie
Showdog.com Breed Since Sunday, June 01, 2003
Breeders Dogs Entries Litter Size Lifespan* National
43 1,003 1,649 4.9 14 20

Schedule of Points

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

Top Kennels in Breed

Rank Username Contact Last Visit
1 SouwestaSun send a message to SouwestaSunsend message 5 hours ago
2 Mirage. send a message to Mirage.send message 6 hours ago
3 Clay Creek Falls send a message to Clay Creek Fallssend message 40 minutes ago
4 ForestFlyer send a message to ForestFlyersend message 5 hours ago
5 Symphonious send a message to Symphonioussend message 10 hours ago
6 True Justice send a message to True Justicesend message 7 hours ago
7 BorderColour send a message to BorderColoursend message 5 hours ago
8 ForestHope send a message to ForestHopesend message 5 hours ago
9 Ringwood Kennels send a message to Ringwood Kennelssend message 4 hours ago
10 SouthCoast Kennels send a message to SouthCoast Kennelssend message 4 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?
In the American Kennel Club, a dog needs 15 points to become a Champion, with each win gaining anywhere from zero to five points depending on the number of dogs competing and the area where the show is held.