Border Collie Breed Information

Border Collie
Showdog.com Breed Since Sunday, June 01, 2003
Breeders Dogs Entries Litter Size Lifespan* National
36 858 1,572 4.9 14 20

Schedule of Points

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

Top Kennels in Breed

Rank Username Contact Last Visit
1 SouwestaSun send a message to SouwestaSunsend message 3 hours ago
2 True Justice send a message to True Justicesend message 11 hours ago
3 Mirage. send a message to Mirage.send message 7 hours ago
4 ForestFlyer send a message to ForestFlyersend message 3 hours ago
5 BorderCollie Ranch send a message to BorderCollie Ranchsend message 1 hour ago
6 Clay Creek Falls send a message to Clay Creek Fallssend message 5 hours ago
7 AllBright send a message to AllBrightsend message 3 hours ago
8 SouwestaRed send a message to SouwestaRedsend message 12 hours ago
9 BorderColour send a message to BorderColoursend message 7 hours ago
10 Boldre Kennels send a message to Boldre Kennelssend message 7 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?
A specialty show may be regional or national. A "Best in Show" win at a national specialty show is tremendously prestigious, indicating that the winning dog or bitch triumphed at a contest which attracted entries from the most serious fanciers of that breed in the country or continent. Some specialty shows attract international entries.