The Collie is a large but lithe herder standing anywhere from 22 to 26 inches tall. The rough variety boasts one of the canine kingdom’s most impressively showy coats; the smooth coat’s charms are Temperament: Devoted, Graceful, Proud. Each collie that we raise is very important to us. We require updates if the puppy/adult is unable to be cared for and needs to be returned to our facility, or if the family finds a new home for their puppy/adult. We try to carefully screen each new family before placing any of our Collies into a new home/environment.
The Collie is a native of Scotland, primarily from the Highland regions. She has been called Collis, Colley, Coally, and Coaly, names that probably derive from col or coll, the Anglo-Saxon word for. An adult Rough Collie—Photo courtesy of David Hancock. Buddy the rough Collie at 1 year old—"This is Buddy my one year old Rough Collie! He is a show dog. When he is in the show ring he is a very calm in serious dog, but at home he is playful and very, very energetic. His favorite things are running around in the backyard with my other dog.
The type of Collie dogs we breed here at Quaker Farm have outstanding temperaments and are very devoted to their families without being overly protective or territorial. Our Collie pups and adult dogs get along extremely well with other dogs and we raise them to be very, very social.