Border Collie Breed Information

Border Collie
Showdog.com Breed Since Sunday, June 01, 2003
Breeders Dogs Entries Litter Size Lifespan* National
33 700 1,076 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

Rank Username Contact Last Visit
1 ForestFlyer send a message to ForestFlyersend message 5 hours ago
2 Symphonious send a message to Symphonioussend message 12 hours ago
3 True Justice send a message to True Justicesend message 10 hours ago
4 SouthCoast Kennels send a message to SouthCoast Kennelssend message 3 hours ago
5 Clay Creek Falls send a message to Clay Creek Fallssend message 2 hours ago
6 Souwesta2 send a message to Souwesta2send message 3 hours ago
7 SouwestaSun send a message to SouwestaSunsend message 6 hours ago
8 Ferndown Gundogs send a message to Ferndown Gundogssend message 5 hours ago
9 sammy567 send a message to sammy567send message Not Listed
10 BorderColour send a message to BorderColoursend message 5 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 sit for exam is a modified version of the Stand for Exam. It is generally used in novice level classes and requires the handler to order the dog to sit and then to move away from the dog the length of the leash. The judge will then approach the dog and pet the dog's head.