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Collie
The sweet, intelligent, and loyal Collie is a Scottish legend.
Height: 22 to 26 inches at shoulder
Weight: 50 to 70 pounds
Coat: long and harsh; or short and dense
Life span: 10 to 14 years
Breed Group: Herding Dogs
Summary

The Collie is a native of Scotland, mostly of the Highland regions but also bred in the Scottish Lowlands and northern England, where she was used primarily as a herding dog. She is a sensitive and intelligent dog, known for her undying loyalty and amazing ability to foresee her owner's needs. She is a great family companion, and is still a capable herding dog.
Collie profile on DogTime.com
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