A member of the Pastoral Group of herding dogs. These breeds are associated with working cattle, sheep, reindeer and other cloven footed animals.
The name derives from the border regions of England, Scotland and Wales where he originally showed his worth, working sheep in the hills and mountains. His intelligence, speed and versatility have brought the Border Collie success in many canine activities such as obedience, agility and as a sniffer dog for detecting explosives and drugs. The natural activity and intelligence of the Border Collie means that he needs to be engaged to lead a fulfilled life.
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