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Smooth Collie

Smooth Collies make an instant impression as intelligent, alert and active dogs. Their perfectly proportioned anatomy ensures that they also stand very dignified.

About the Smooth Collie

Smooth Collies are built to exude strength and activity. Smooth Collies are cheerful and friendly, never timid or aggressive.

The eyes are a very important feature, as they give the dog a gentle expression. They are medium-sized and almond-shaped, set somewhat at an angle.

Source: key facts and characteristics sourced from Fédération Cynologique Internationale (FCI)

Breed specifics

Country
United Kingdom
Group
FCI Group 1
Size category
Medium
Avg life expectancy
12–16 years

Loving / Alert / Friendly / Gentle / Intelligent / Loyal / Sociable

Key facts

  • Requires minimal grooming
  • Enjoys training
  • Makes a great watchdog

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