Border Collie Breed Information

Border Collie
Showdog.com Breed Since Sunday, June 01, 2003
Breeders Dogs Entries Litter Size Lifespan* National
43 1,104 1,474 4.9 14 20

Schedule of Points

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

Top Kennels in Breed

Rank Username Contact Last Visit
1 Mirage. send a message to Mirage.send message 1 day ago
2 SouwestaSun send a message to SouwestaSunsend message 16 hours ago
3 ForestFlyer send a message to ForestFlyersend message 15 hours ago
4 Boldre Kennels send a message to Boldre Kennelssend message 16 hours ago
5 SouwestaRed send a message to SouwestaRedsend message 16 hours ago
6 Clay Creek Falls send a message to Clay Creek Fallssend message 1 hour ago
7 True Justice send a message to True Justicesend message 1 hour ago
8 Ringwood Kennels send a message to Ringwood Kennelssend message 15 hours ago
9 ForestHope send a message to ForestHopesend message 15 hours ago
10 Symphonious send a message to Symphonioussend message 13 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.