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What Is a Smooth-Coated Border Collie?

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Everything you want to know about Border Collies including grooming, training, health problems, history, adoption, finding good breeder and more.

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Well well, is that a white and brindle registered(!) border?? -- "The above dog is the same color as Blizzard is! He was registered with the AKC as a Sable and White dog. That is what the breeders told me he was. HOWEVER, eventually I found out that a border collie CAN come in a brindle too!"

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Of the four types of Border Collies, the Nap Type is the only smooth coated one. The name comes from a dog called Whitehope Nap. These dogs are strong, fast and powerful. Their coat is short, but has an undercoat to act as insulation from cold or heat. Many have longer legs and shorter bodies, making their outline more square than the other types. Because of their short coats, speed, and power, many Americans used them to work cattle on large ranches in the Southwest.

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The 5 smartest dog breeds ~ The Pet's Planet. Looks like the border collie I had growing up.

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