The border collie, also known as the British Sheepdog, is thought to be the most intelligent of all domesticated dogs.
How much do Border Collies weigh?
Male border collies will weigh around 30 to 44 pounds (14 to 20 kg).
Female border collies will weigh around 26 to 41 pounds (12 to 19 kg).
Originally bred in the Scottish Highlands as sheepherders, to this day they are still herding livestock around the world and are one of the most popular working dog breeds.
Experts agree that the border collie is a workaholic and is happiest when working. Due to their intelligence, they can obey a wide number of commands and words.
The “Border” in the Border Collie is because they were originally bred in Scotland on the English border.
If you intend on owning border collie remember that they can get bored easily. This can lead to them chewing up furniture and other household items.
A border collie will have a lifespan of around 12-14 years.
As well as herding they are also good at search and rescue, and have been credited with saving countless lives.
~ Fun Fact ~
All border collies are derived from one single dog named Old Hemp back in 1893.