Canis ISSN: 2398-2942 Collie - Smooth Contributor(s): Stark Diane Introduction Biological Data Introduction General information Smooth coated variant of Rough Collie. Tends to be noisier than Rough Collie and requires less grooming. An active and intelligent dog requiring a stimulating environment. Often used for obedience work. Good with children but not suited to hotter climates. 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. Bishop A L (1989) All about the Collie (Rough and Smooth). Pelham Books. ISBN 0 7207 18198. Organisation(s) Visit the Kennel Club website to search for details of KC-registered breed clubs: thekennelclub.org.uk/services/public/findaclub/breed/. Visit theAmerican Kennel Clubwebsite to search for details of AKC-recognized breed clubs -www.akc.org/clubs/search. Collie Club of America -www.collieclubofamerica.org.