Bearded Collie (Birdie, Bearded Man)

Bearded Collie, Highland Collie, Mountain Collie, Beardie


Breed characteristics

  • Popularity: 4
  • Training: 7
  • Size: 5
  • Mind: 7
  • Security: 2
  • Relations with children: 10
  • Dexterity: 8
  • Shedding: 5


One of Britain’s oldest breeds, the Bearded Collie has become popular in Scotland at the end of the Victorian era. Was used for grazing sheep and cattle in any weather and any terrain.

Today they are used as excellent family friends, show dogs. Because of their energy and speed, they are well suited for rallying, agility, and other sports between dogs.


This is a medium sized dog with a long and muscular body. She has a very beautiful figure. The head is massive, wide and proportional to the body. Ears of medium size, lowered behind the head and covered with long hair. The eyes are large, slightly slanting, shiny and expressive. Medium Tail Covered in Long hair. The hair on the chin is of medium length, but stretches to the chest, forming a kind of beard (hence the name). Paws covered even between the paw pads. Color may be slate gray, reddish deer, black, blue, all shades gray, brown and sand, with or without white markings.

  • Bearded men require about an hour of exercise per day on a fenced territories where they can work;
  • Bearded collies can be stubborn, so training obedience is a must;
  • Bearded collies will bark so you know when they are approaching people, but they are not guard dogs.



This is a fast, smart, courageous dog, effective in its work. She has a well balanced character that allows her easily adapt to any task. Bearded collie hardy and active. This pristine and natural breed has strength and loyal companion. They are confident and never are shy. The bearded collie is peppy, vibrant, reliable and trustworthy.


Enthusiastic, affectionate and loving breed, Bearded Collie thriving in the family. This breed gets along well with children and others. pets. Since they are shepherd dogs, this breed can try to complete the task with everyone and everything that moves.


The breed is easy to train because it is a smart dog and she is learning fast. The best results are obtained with playful and gentle way of training. She must be trained from an early age. age to transform a living character (characteristic of this breed) into a seasoned, obedient friend.

A haircut

It needs intensive and frequent cleaning (several times in week). Excess hair between the paw pads should be removed.


The dog feels best with an active family, she must get a lot of exercises and activities so as not to get bored and start cause damage to the house. Recommended for people with little experience. in keeping dogs.

Common diseases

Bearded collies are generally healthy, but like all breeds dogs, they are prone to certain diseases, namely:

  • allergy;
  • hip dysplasia;
  • hypothyroidism;
  • progressive retinal atrophy;
  • persistent pupillary membrane.


The dog is used to guard herds, as well as a good and pleasant companion.

Breed Information

A country Scotland
Life span 14-15 years old
Height Males: 53-56 cm Bitches: 51-53 cm
Weight Males: 18-27 kg Bitches: 18-27 kg
Long wool longhair
Colour Slate gray, reddish deer, black, blue, all shades gray, brown and sand, with or without white marks
Group for kids
Price 800 – 2500 $

Breed photo

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