How much are white Border Collies?
Border Collies cost between $600 to $1,200 per puppy when purchased from standard breeders. These beauties could go for as high as $4,500 with collies from what are considered champion bloodlines. Compared to most other dogs, this is quite a high price tag.
Are there all white Border Collies?
The Border Collie comes in various colors, and some of them are common while others are rare. The rarest are those who have a pure white coat from head to toe. White coloring or marking in Borders is common, but some are controversial.
Are mostly white Border Collies rare?
Generally, any color outside of the traditional black/white and red/white can be classified as a rare Border Collie color. The vast majority of all Border Collies is black/white.
What are the different colors of Border Collies?
The American Kennel Club (AKC) recognizes 17 standard Border Collie colors which are black, blue, blue merle, brindle, gold, lilac, red, red merle, sable, sable merle, saddleback sable, white and black, white and blue, white and blue merle, white and red, white and red merle, and white ticked.
Why are there white spots on my Border Collies?
White factor, a term used to refer to heterozygous dogs, is a recessive gene that affects the amount of white spotting. The white-spotting is seen on three basic alternate forms (alleles) that progressively produces more white on canines. You’d find Border Collies who either have none or tiny white spots on their chest and toes.
Are there any health issues with Border Collies?
All collies may be at risk for a condition called Collie Eye Anomaly. This has been shown to have no correlation with coat colors. But there are health issues associated with certain color patterns.
What kind of nose does a Border Collie have?
They also have a liver-colored nose. The slate shade is more striking as the white, black, or blue coat color is diluted. Border Collies who have this coat has one parent who’s a merle, and the other has two recessive dilute genes. Slate merles are becoming popular, but it’s not an official color of the Border Collie as per the AKC.
How much does a Border Collie cost?
A Border Collie not registered with the AKC, but often considered a non-registered “working line” dog, will cost anywhere from $275 to $675. A purebred Border Collies registered with the AKC can cost anywhere from $750 to $2,200.
How many puppies does a Border Collie have?
Border Collie litters usually have between 4-8 puppies, with 6 being the average. A Border Collie pet owner should walk their puppy outside often to quickly train the puppy to go to the bathroom outdoors.
What are Border Collie markings?
Classic markings on a Border Collie consist of a black body with a white blaze on the face, white collar and chest, white socks (of any length), and a white tip on the tail. These all come in different widths, from very narrow to very wide.
What’s a tricolor Border Collie?
Tri color Border Collies are beautiful and may be the second most popular color variations of these dogs. They look very much like the black and white versions, except with tan-colored markings on the cheeks, legs, chest, bottom and sometimes eyebrows.