Dog Breed Health Issues: Border Collie, Border Terrier
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Border Collie:

Good tolerance for cold and rain, but not for heat and inactivity.  The Border Collie must have daily exercise.  Indoors, it tends to lose its hair.  Monitor the growth of the pup carefully to ensure a well-balanced dog.  One of the most intelligent dogs.

Average Lifespan Of The Border Collie: 12-13 Years
Average Weight: 27-45lbs.

Inherited Diseases:
Border Terrier:

This is one of the few terriers that does not need clipping or trimming more than once a year.  The Border Terrier adapts readily to city life, but still requires regular exercise.  Because it has a hearty appetite, its meat should be chopped very fine to prevent choking if the dog gulps too quickly.

Average Lifespan Of The Border Collie: 12-13 Years
Average Weight: 11-15lbs.

Inherited Diseases:

Uterine Inertia: Failure to expel pups at term.

CRA (Central Retinal Atrophy): CRA is another inherited disease of the retina and is different from PRA.  CRA causes progressive loss of vision, but the progression may be so slow as to leave your old dog with some sight.  It is mainly seen in the UK.
Proliferative Keratoconjunctivitis:
Pinkish "lumps" on the eyeball.
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Border Collie Temperament:
Exercise Requirements: 5/5
Affection Level: 3/5
Friendliness-Other Pets:
Friendliness-Strangers: 2/5
Ease Of Training:
About The Ratings:
Exercise Requirements:
1: Low, 5: High
Affection Level:
1: Introverted, 5: Extroverted.
Friendliness-Other Pets:
1: Least Friendly, 5: Most Friendly.
1: Least Friendly, 5: Most Friendly.
Ease Of Training:
1: Most Difficult, 5: Least Difficult.
Border Terrier Temperament:
Exercise Requirements: 3/5
Affection Level: 3/5
Friendliness-Other Pets:
Friendliness-Strangers: 3/5
Ease Of Training: