What is the usual lifespan of a border collie?

What is the usual lifespan of a border collie?

Health: The Border collie can often live as long as 18 years or more. The most common causes of death are old age, cancer and cerebral vascular afflictions.

Where can I adopt a border collie from?

Come Bye Border Collie Rescue rescues BC’s and BC mixes from the Midwest, including the states of Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Missouri and Tennessee. Our adopters come from all over the U.S., but most typically from the same Midwest states. Any potential adopters should understand that they are expected to visit the dog in its foster home.

Is it good to have a border collie mix?

Though this may seem like a great thing, a smart dog is not for everyone. Highly intelligent dog breeds, such as Border Collies, require a lot of mental stimulation. This means plenty of obedience training, brain games, dog puzzles and more. Again, not all owners have the time or enjoy providing mental stimulation.

What’s the average age of a Border Collie?

This is a breed that lives an average of about 12 years, which means you’ll have a long time with yours if you get him as a puppy. However, because the border collie has such an exuberant personality and so much excitement as a young dog, it’s really difficult for many dog owners to see the changes that come with age in this breed.

How old is Pipi the Border Collie Rescue?

SHE WOULD DO WELL AS AN ONLY DOG OR WITH ONE OTHER CALM DOG. SHE ALSO NEEDS AN EXPERIENCED HANDLER. Pipi is a 3-year-old Border Collie, being fostered in Southern Indiana. She was relinquished by her owner when her owner could no longer care for her. She was underweight, covered in ticks, and needed to be spayed.

How many Border Collies have been adopted on Rescue Me?

Scroll to view 26 pets. 29,567 Border Collie Dogs adopted on Rescue Me! Jack is fabulous family dog. He gets along with my kids and neighbors dogs. Playful and very intelligent, natural… » Read more » Rocky is a very loving and affectionate dog. He gets along great with his sister (our other dog) but does not… » Read more »

Why are there so many Border Collie mixes?

Because of this fact, the Border Collie mix es have become extremely popular with designer dog enthusiasts that want the Border bloodline, with fewer health problems than purebred pups.

This is a breed that lives an average of about 12 years, which means you’ll have a long time with yours if you get him as a puppy. However, because the border collie has such an exuberant personality and so much excitement as a young dog, it’s really difficult for many dog owners to see the changes that come with age in this breed.

How old is Petey the border collie mix?

Petey is a 1 year old female Border Collie Mix. She’s very sweet and bit shy when she first meets people, but warms… » Read more » Born Feb. 01, 2020 43lbs. Spayed female.