he bouncy, boisterous Beardie clowns his way through life.

Vital Stats

Height: 20 to 22 inches at shoulder
Weight: 45 to 55 pounds
Coat: shaggy and long
Life span: 12 to 14 years

Summary
The Bearded Collie was developed in Scotland to herd sheep and cattle in any weather or terrain. They function today as excellent family companions, show dogs, working sheepdogs, or even all three.

Because of their energy and quickness they are well suited to competing in obedience, rally, agility, and other dog sports Full Bearded Collie profile on DogTime.com

Ease of training:
5 out of 5 stars (5.0 / 5)
Amount of shedding:
4 out of 5 stars (4.0 / 5)
Compatible with kids:
4 out of 5 stars (4.0 / 5)
Dog friendly:
4 out of 5 stars (4.0 / 5)
Good for new owners:
4 out of 5 stars (4.0 / 5)
Heat Tolerance:
3 out of 5 stars (3.0 / 5)
Mouthiness:
3 out of 5 stars (3.0 / 5)
Apartment appropriate:
3 out of 5 stars (3.0 / 5)
Energy Level:
3 out of 5 stars (3.0 / 5)
General health:
3 out of 5 stars (3.0 / 5)
Easy to groom:
2 out of 5 stars (2.0 / 5)
Ease at being home alone:
2 out of 5 stars (2.0 / 5)
Average:
3.3 out of 5 stars (3.3 / 5)