Bearded Collies were bred to herd sheep and cattle in Scottish Highlands.
Bred as Scottish Herders
Their agility, energy, and intelligence made them ideal herding dogs.
Valued by Shepherds
Bearded Collies could survive harsh conditions while working.
Hardy & Self-Sufficient
Their coat texture, coloring, and facial hair helped them thrive outdoors.
They showed initiative while maneuvering livestock alone.
Worked Flocks Independently
Bearded Collies likely originated from ancient Corgis.
Descended from Welsh Corgis
Shepherds first exhibited the breed in dog shows in the late 1800s.
Brought to Shows in 1800s