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Border Collie Cross Breeds: Smart, Adorable & Energetic Mixes

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The Border Collie is one of the most popular dog breeds and has many lovers worldwide. This dog breed is developed for herding livestock, especially sheep. It’s native to the Anglo-Scottish border region. The Border Collie is the best for search and rescue work. This dog breed has some unique characteristics like drive, training, and desire to please, making it choose the list for serious competitors in dog sports. As far as color is concerned, this dog breed appears in several different colors and combinations. The stamina and agility of Border Collie is so powerful, which makes this breed active for long periods.

Today, different Border collie mixes are available. Border Collie has been successfully crossed with other dog breeds. Collie mixed breeds have become extremely popular for those who want border bloodline.

Watch this video for a quick glimpse of Border Collie crossbreeds.

If you want to adopt Border Collie cross but not sure which one, you are at the right place. In this guide, we will show you 12 unbelievable Border Collie cross breeds, which will help you make a good selection.

Take a look at our list of the 12 unbelievable Border Collie cross breeds.

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1). Border Collie + Beagle = Border Beagle

Border Beagle

The Border Beagle is a medium-sized dog breed and hybrid dog breed. It is a cross between the Border Collie and the Beagle. Beagle collie mix is known for its loving, intelligent, lively, and playful nature. This dog breed makes great human companions, even in small apartments. Beagle border collie mix would constantly guard your house, making a very wonderful watchdog and would protect you, your kids, and other pets.

  • Life Expectancy:  12 to 15 years.
  • Weight: 20 to 24 pounds
  • Height: medium size

2). Border Collie + Cocker Spaniel = Border Collie Cocker

Border Collie Cocker

The Border Collie Cocker is not a purebred dog; it is a hybrid dog breed. It’s a mix of two pure dog breed. It is a cross between the Border Collie and the Cocker Spaniel. Border collie cocker is a spaniel mix, an intelligent, playful and lively dog. Collie spaniel mix is great with family and other pets.

  • Life Expectancy:  10 to 14 years.
  • Weight: 20 to 25 pounds
  • Height: 15 to 30 inches

3). Border Collie + Dalmatian = Bodacion

Bodacion

The Bodacion is a medium to a large-sized hybrid dog that mixes two different pure breeds. It’s a cross between the Bearded Collie and the Dalmatian dog breed. Bodacions are very loving and social, highly energetic, hardworking, and intelligent. Their personalities get along well with other dogs and children in the family and make an excellent watchdog.

  • Life Expectancy:  12 to 14 years.
  • Weight: 35 to 55 pounds
  • Height: Medium

4). Border Collie + Australian Shepherd = Border-Aussie

Border Aussie

The Border Aussie is a medium to large-sized herding crossbreed that mixes two different pure breeds. It’s a cross between the Australian Shepherd and the Border Collie. The Border-Aussie is a friendly, cheerful, intelligent and easily trainable and outgoing breed. Border collie shepherd mix is a good choice for owners with children and family.

  • Life Expectancy:  12 to 15 years.
  • Weight: 35 to 70 pounds
  • Height: 17 to 23 inches

5). Border Collie + Golden Retriever = Golden Collie

Golden Collie

The Golden Collie is a large size hybrid dog. And cross between Golden Retrievers and Border Collie. If you are looking for a playful and lovable, intelligent and alert dog, then the golden collie mix is one of the best choices for you. He has talents in agility, watchdog, military work, guard dog and other work. It is generally good with small children, family and other pets.

  • Life Expectancy:  10 to 15 years.
  • Weight: 40 to 75 pounds
  • Height: up to 24 inches

6). Border Collie + Afghan Hound = Afghan Collie

Afghan Collie

The Afghan Collie is a hybrid dog. It is a cross between the Afghan Hound and the Border Collie. The Collie hound mixes are very cheerful, energetic, loveable, gentle, social, clever and high spirited dogs. The border collie dogs are hound mix, good companion and eager to learn. Afghan hound border collie mixes are very friendly and love people. These breeds are great family dogs.

  • Life Expectancy:  12 to 14 years.
  • Weight: 58 to 64 pounds
  • Height: 22 to 27 inches

7). Border Collie + Jack Russell Terrier = Border Jack

Border Jack Dog

The Border Jack is a medium-sized hybrid dog bred by crossing a Border Collie with a Jack Russell Terrier. Border collie terrier mix is a fearless, lively, smart, and vocal dogs with great working ability. Border Jack’s intelligence and makes them hard to handle for some owners. If trained properly, these loving, devoted, and amusing dogs make excellent family dogs.

  • Life Expectancy:  11 to 15 years.
  • Weight: 22 to 32 pounds
  • Height: 16 to 22 inches

8). Border Collie + Giant Schnauzer = Giant Border Schnollie

Giant Border Schnollie

The Border Schnollie is not a purebred dog is a hybrid dog breed. It is a cross between the Border Collie and the Giant Schnauzer. The border collie schnauzer mix makes a wonderful family dog, an extremely intelligent dog, a very good, very loyal watchdog.

  • Life Expectancy:  10 to 13 years.
  • Weight: 55 to 80 pounds
  • Height: 20 to 25 inches

9). Border Collie + Bernese Mountain Dog = Bordernese

Bordernese

The Bordernese is a popular breed with its fantastic personality. The Bordernese is a mix of dog breed. It is a cross between the Border Collie and the Bernese Mountain Dog. The border collie Bernese mix will be energetic and alert, smart and loyal, and loving, friendly, and social, as well as protective of his family. Bordernese gets along well with children and other dogs.

  • Life Expectancy:  12 to 15 years.
  • Weight: 40 to 80 pounds
  • Height: 19 to 26 inches

10). Border Collie + Blue Heeler = Bordernese

Border Heeler

The Border Heeler is not a purebred dog is a hybrid dog breed. It is a cross between the Border Collie and the Blue Heeler (Australian Cattle Dog).

  • Life Expectancy:  12 to 15 years.
  • Weight: 30 to 50 pounds
  • Height: 18 to 20 inches

11). Border Collie + American Eskimo  = Ski-Border

Ski-Border

The Ski-Border is a medium-sized dog breed and not a purebred dog. It is a hybrid dog breed that crosses an American Eskimo Dog with a Border Collie. The border collie American Eskimo mix is a very obedient, loving, very intelligent, loves attention and playful dog.

  • Life Expectancy:  10 to 13 years.
  • Weight: 20 to 25 pounds
  • Height: around 20 inches

12).  Border Collie + English Setter = English Borsetter Collie

English Borsetter Collie

The English Setter Collie is a large dog and not a pure dog breed. It’s a cross between the two best dog breeds Border Collie and English Setter. The English Setter Collie is a protective, gentle, lovely family pet. They are very good with children, although they are fine with other animals and love other dogs.

  • Life Expectancy:  10 to 14 years.
  • Weight: 50 to 60 pounds
  • Height: 20 to 25 inches

More Border Collie Mixed Breeds

Border Collie + Pit Bull = Border Collie Pit
Border Collie + Poodle = Borderdoodle
Labrador + Border Collie = Borador
Border Collie + Pointer = Border Point
Border Collie + Dalamation = Bodacion
Great Pyrenees + Border Collie = Border Pyrenees

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List of crossbreeds

English Springer Spaniel + Border Collie= Border Springer
Jack Russell Terrier x Staffordshire Bull Terrier + Border Collie = Border Stack
Brittany Spaniel + Border Collie = Border Collie Britt

5 thoughts on “Border Collie Cross Breeds: Smart, Adorable & Energetic Mixes”

  1. Border Heeler’s are amazing pets in the city and in the country! I know this because I have one! Hope is easy to train and love’s to go for walks. Also she never walks straight. She has to try and herd me and my mom! Could you put this under the Border Heeler?

  2. The very best mix is a BC and Labrador Retriever, called Borador. As smart as a BC and as sweet as a Lab and exceedingly beautiful. Best of all possible mixes. Not on this list???

  3. I have a collie mix with German shepherd.His name is BALSY.He is playful, energetic, lovable and sweet dog.He is a great companion and easy to get along with our friends in visit but a great guard dog to strangers .He loves to sleep with us.Me and my husband love him so much together with our other pets .

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