The Life of Animals | Collie | Collies are typically medium-sized dog of about 10 to 25 kg (22 to 55 lb), with a slightly pointed snout and ears very erect or partially built up, a foxy impression. Types differ in color, used with the primary colors to black, black and brown, red, red and brown or black. The most common pattern in many types are black and white or tricolor (black and brown and white). Collies vary from Collie trainability "average" rough and smooth, maybe trainable of all breeds, the Border Collie. The Border Collie is the breed most need a job, while the rough collies, smooth and bearded lifestyleA fit better in the average working family member of a breed like the border collie is a dog full of energy and extremely agile with great stamina.
Dogs of collie type or derivation occupy four of the first sixteen degrees in Stanley Coren's The Intelligence of Dogs, the first border collie. These properties are usually strains of work suitable for agility, in addition to pastoral work, which is good for active sports such as sheepdog trials, flyball, disc dog and agility dog suitable. Collies compete in herding events. Collies herd instinct, which are essential can be trained to compete in herding trials. Some types of Collie (eg gross Collies, Smooth Collies, Shetland Sheepdogs and some strains of Border Collies and other breeds) have been shown for many generations as pets and bred for the sport of conformation, not as a shepherd dog.
The temperament of this breed is in literature, movies, TV shows and popular was described. Some breeds Collie (Rough and Smooth Collies in particular the collie) are affected by a genetic defect, a mutation in the MDR1 gene. Affected dogs show a cortisol concentration of lower than normal. The Association of the German Kennel Club (for the German Kennel Club) encourages breeding associations to test all cattle and prevent the breeding of affected dogs. Collies may have a genetic disease, dogs cyclic neutropenia, or gray collie syndrome.
Affected puppies rarely live more than 6 months old. Shepherd dogs of Collie-type have long been popular in Great Britain, and these can be regarded as a , from which a number of other local varieties, species and breeds have been formally derived, both in Britain and elsewhere.