The Bearded Collie is a herding breed of dog. The beardie is a medium-sized dog with a long, lean, strongly made body, which gives the impression of both strength and agility. The boisterous beardie is lively and playful, full of enthusiasm and energy. This breed loves its family without being possessive or protective. The Beardie is a natural herder, and will not only herd animals, but people as well.
- Dog Breed Group: Herding group
- Height: 20 to 22 inches
- Weight: 50 to 55 pounds
- Life Span: 14 to 15 years
- Other Names: Highland Collie, Mountain Collie, Hairy Mou’ed Collie