Long-haired Collie

Breed: Long-haired Collie

Family: Sheepdog

Nationality: Great Britain

Weight (kg): 18 - 30
Size (cm): 51 - 61
Hair type: long and silky

Color standards: Zibeline and white, tricolor, blue merle with a white collar more or less defined.

Origin and History: They’re descendant herding dogs from Scotland.

Personality: Lively, active, mostly balanced, but sometimes anxious and fearful. Gentle, sensitive, suspicious of strangers but not aggressive.

Known health problem: Eye disorders, deafness, hypothyroidism, heart disease.

Note: The biggest canine star in film, Lassie, was a Scottish shepherd.