Each month we will be shining a light on different dog breeds in our series, Dog Breed of the Month. This month, we take a deep dive into the world of energetic and athletic Border Collies. Want to adopt one of your own? Keep reading to find out all you need to know, including size, temperament and character.
“Border Collies are happy, smart and hard-working dogs, famous for their intelligence and herding skills,” Bill Lambert, a spokesperson for The Kennel Club tells Country Living. “They make great working dogs, but they can also be a loving pet as long as owners provide this very energetic breed with enough exercise and mental stimulation.”
Do Border Collies make good house pets?
Yes, Border Collies make brilliant family pets, but will need a home with a large garden where they can stretch their legs regularly. With intense herding instincts