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Rough Coolie Breed Information

This breed is originally a herd dog, whose origin is unknown. This breed was initially found in Scotland. This breed was used to control livestock, and also as rescue dogs. Rough Coolie, was first recognized by the American Kennel Club in the year, 1885. They are now used as herding dogs, watch dogs, guard dogs and also as rescue dogs. This breed is massive in size, and also has a lean and slender body. This breed has a very flat skull and also a wedge shaped head. The muzzle of rough coolie is long and also tapering towards base. The ears of these dogs are small and erect; with a folding towards the top. The teeth of this breed are set in scissor bite. They have a long and muscular neck. Their tail is long and slightly curled towards the end. The cot covering the body of this breed is long and also rough in texture, but the under coat of the breed is soft and smooth. They are available in black, tan and also white combinations, and in blue and merle combinations. This breed is smart as well as intelligent. They are very sweet and also affectionate. They are also devoted and loyal towards their master and also family. They are perfect family companions, as they get easily attached to the family. They are very loving and attached to their master and the family. They are pretty good with the children and are good companions from them. They might act aggressively around strangers and also other unfamiliar animals; hence they should be properly socialized from an early age. Untrained rough coolies can develop behavioural disorders. They should be trained by a firm and also strong trainer. The average height and weight of a healthy male rough coolie is 61 cm to 66 cm, and 27 kg to 35 kg, respectively. In case of females the average height and weight are 56 cm to 61 cm and 23 kg to 30 kg respectively. They can be brought up in an apartment, as long as they are properly exercised. They are basically working dogs and hence are very energetic in nature. They should be taken out for daily exercises, or else they can be destructive. They are easy to groom, and they should be brushed and combed. This breed is prone to PRA, arthritis, and also hip diseases. The average life expectancy of this breed is 14 years to 16 years.



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