Bearded Collie similar breeds

Quick breed overview

Origin: Flag of Great BritainGreat Britain

InfoRating IconRating
Energy Level4/5
Exercise Need4/5
Affection Level4/5
Ease of Training3/5
Grooming Need4/5
Friendliness (Dogs)3/5
Friendliness (Other Pets)3/5
Friendliness (Strangers)3/5
Watchdog Ability4/5
Protection Ability2/5
Cold Tolerance4/5
Heat Tolerance3/5

Bearded Collie - More information

Breed groups

  • FCI section: 1.1 Sheepdogs

Other names & origin

  • Other names: Highland Collie, Mountain Collie, Hairy Mou'ed Collie
  • Nicknames: Beardie
  • Original name:

Size & lifespan

  • Weight (male): 18–27 kg (40–60 lb)
  • Weight (female):
  • Height (male): 53–56 cm (21–22 in)
  • Height (female): 51–56 cm (20–22 in)
  • Life expectancy: 12-14 years