• Breed: Border Collie Health Problems, Lifespan, Temperament & Maintenance

    10 days ago - By iHeart Dogs

    Average Size of Female: Height: 18 - 21 inches, Weight: 30 - 45 pounds
    Occasionally seen: Cerebellar abiotrophy, ceroid lipofuscinosis, deafness
    Major concerns: CHD
    Minor concerns: PRA, lens luxation, CEA, PDA, OCD, PPM
    Suggested tests: Hip, eye
    Average Size of Male: Height: 20 - 23 inches, Weight: 30 - 45 pounds
    Life span: 10 - 14 years
    Brief History on Border Collie Origin
    There was a large variety of sheepdogs in Great Britain around the 1800s, each of which had their own unique herding styles. The first documented sheepdog trial was held in 1873. It is said that a dog named Hemp...
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