Rough Collie. British Dog Breed.
The Rough Collie by the British type is a more elegant to 61 cm high and up to 25 kg heavier companion dog and has a slightly-mixed upper and lower coat. The dog has thick coat with silky soft undercoat. A Scottish Shepherd demonstrably exists since the 13th century and was used primarily as a herding dog in the Scottish moors. It takes its name from the Collie sheep. These sheep with black heads and legs are called Colley; their herding dogs were Colley Dogs, a name which later turned into Collie. Queen Victoria learned the Collie by their stays in the Scottish Balmoral know and love and was henceforth a patron of this breed, they willingly and generously gave away also to diplomats and royal houses in Europe. Became famous for her black collie Gypsy who was buried in 1868 in the Park of Windsor Castle. This tradition also led Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother called, continued. Made in 1840 in England, the foundation of the “Collie Club” by stately lovers who turn in 1858 by the continued recognition as a race. The Collie came in 1861 for the first time at the Birmingham Dog Show in appearance.