Canis ISSN: 2398-2942 Bearded Collie Introduction Biological Data Introduction General information An ancient breed originating in Great Britain for use as a sheep herder. Good with children and other dogs, but not easily obedience trained. This breed is suitable for the urban environment and cold climates. Its long, shaggy coat will require regular grooming. Friendly and exuberant by nature, they need an environment which is a consistent provider of physical and mental stimulation. The ideal owner would have an abundance of time and energy to spend with their dog. Biological Data This article is available in full to registered subscribers Sign up now to purchase a 30 day trial, or Login Further ReadingPublicationsRefereed papers Recent references from PubMed and VetMedResource. Other sources of information For information on Genetic Testing Providers (labs) genetic tests, and tests by breed, visit International Partnership for Dogs: https://dogwellnet.com/. For a list of DNA tests available for certain breeds worldwide, visit Kennel Club Worldwide DNA tests: https://www.thekennelclub.org.uk/health/for-breeders/dna-testing-simple-inherited-disorders/worldwide-dna-tests/. The Kennel Club Breed-specific requirements and recommendations including health screening: www.thekennelclub.org.uk/media/9846/abs_breed_specific_requirements_and_recommendations_web.pdf. Swan The Complete Bearded Collie. Ringpress. White B Pet Owners Guide to the Bearded Collie. Ringpress. Organisation(s) Visit the Kennel Club website to search for details of KC-registered breed clubs: thekennelclub.org.uk/services/public/findaclub/breed/. Bearded Collie Club - www.beardedcollieclub.co.uk. Visit the American Kennel Club website to search for details of AKC-recognized breed clubs - www.akc.org/clubs/search. Bearded Collie Club of America - www.beardie.net/bcca.