Originally from Scotland to herd sheep. Need regular intense exercise and lots of grooming.
Energetic, loyal and playful. Form close bonds with family. Need an active home.
Prone to hip dysplasia, eye problems and bloat. Routine vet checks are essential.
Require thorough brushing 2-3 times a week and regular trims. Matting must be avoided.
Excel at agility courses and flyball. Respond best to positive reinforcement training.
Require minimum 60 minutes daily exercise including long walks and intense play sessions.
Typically live 12-14 years with proper training, enrichment, diet and veterinary care.