Dog Breed profiles

Rough Collie Breed Profile

Rough Collie fact file

KC Group: pastoral
Size: large
Good with children?: yes recommended
Exercise requirement: little
Good guard dogs?: possibly
Moulting level: medium
Grooming: lots
Jogging partner: yes

With their elegant good looks the Rough Collie is easily recognised. The Breed was made famous by the 'Lassie' films and would make an excellent companion.

Rough Collie Character

The Rough Collie is a very happy, affectionate dog. They bond well with their families and are particularly good companions for children due to their gentle disposition and readiness to play.

Rough Collie Size

The Breed Standard stipulates an ideal height of 56-61cm for dogs and bitches 51-56cm

Rough Collie Health

The Collie is susceptible to skin complaints, eye problems and oral problems.

Rough Collie Special Care

The Rough Collie simply needs regular worming and vaccinations kept up to date.

Remember! All breed profiles are general and every dog is an individual.