Do Border Collies Shed Excessively? (What You Need to Know)

Border Collie dog spring portrait walking in green fields.

So, you’re thinking of adopting a Border Collie and you want to know if it sheds too much hair?

You’ve come to the right place. We’ll give you the facts so you know what you’re up against!

These guys can be traced all the way back to the ‘borders’ of Scotland and England in the late 1800’s and according to Wikipedia, the word ‘collie’ could mean ‘useful’ in the old Celtic language. Their original ancestor was named ‘Old Hemp’ which was a renowned sheep herder at the time…