Collie – Page 9 – Dog Breed Review


Fun Collie Facts

  • The ancestry of this breed is said to be a Scottish dog that was bred with dogs that came with Roman invaders. Later on, these dogs were bred with Borzois, which is where the long face comes from.
  • Thomas Beswick’s woodcut illustrations appear to have the earliest sightings of this breed around 1800.
  • The Collie once made the cover of TV Guide, appearing as Lassie.
  • Tortoise Shell is a peculiar name for a blue merle Collie.
  • They get their name from sheep with black faces that they once herd.
  • A Rough Collie by the name of “Reveille” is the official mascot of Texas A&M.