2. Bearded Collie (Border Collie)
This breed is considered one of the oldest breeds of canine dogs in Scotland. According to one of the versions, the ancestor of this breed is Polish grass-roots sheep dogs and bobtails. Border Collie breed was brought out specially to use dogs during grazing in the area of hilly landscapes of Scotland, sheep flocks. Due to its strong qualities — excellent character, strong legs and slenderness, this breed quickly gained popularity among English and Scottish shepherds. After all, having very sharp eyesight and attentiveness, they were able to recognize the danger in time, and due to their endurance and great activity the dog of this breed could overcome quite long distances during the grazing or actively drive the predator away from the herd. All this played an important role in the spread of this breed throughout the world, especially having gained great popularity among shepherds and farmers in many countries. A not unimportant role in this was played by the rapid learning ability of these dogs and their sincere fidelity.
Border Collie is a very peculiar dog. Due to the nature of nature and thanks to the breeders who created this breed in order to follow the herd of sheep in the character of modern border collies, this trait has survived to this day. These dogs immediately react to different herd-like congestions — be they sheep or any other animals, including cats, a group of people, especially children, as well as any moving objects — cars, bicycles, mopeds. The dog gladly rushes to run with them. After all, the instinct that was laid by nature has not disappeared after many centuries, despite the fact that most of the generations of this breed have not taken part in the grazing of animals for many years, but are used only as a decorative breed of four-legged friends. It is because of this character trait — a lot of activity — this breed requires a lot of attention from the owners and the same activity in response in the form of frequent and long walks on long distances, including march-throws with running, overcoming obstacles and various active games. After all, the dog needs to fully use its energy, so as not to become sluggish and not get sick.
Dogs of this breed perfectly understand the training, very active and intelligent, fervent and cheerful, caring, insanely love children, quickly find a common language and adapt to new conditions, keep fidelity. The cost per dog of this breed reaches 800-1500 USD.