The shollie is a mixed breed dog a cross between the german shepherd dog and border collie dog breeds. The gsd is famed for its abilities as a military police and guide dog whereas the border collie is an elite herding dog known for controlling things with his intense stare.
The shollie dog being the result of a crossing of two of the smartest breeds is generally a very intelligent and trainable family pet.
Shollie dog. The shollie s head is in proportion to its body and the ears are large and triangular and may flop over. Because the shollie is the product of two working dog breeds it shines in activities like agility and obedience training and of course herding. The shollie s eyes are dark brown but some puppies may have colored eyes from the border collie bloodlines.
The best way to determine the temperament of a mixed breed is to look up all breeds in the cross and know you can get any combination of any of the characteristics found in either breed. Intelligent energetic and loyal these pups inherited some of the best qualities from. In some cases gastric torsion may occur when the stomach twists trapping blood and preventing it from flowing to the heart and other vital organs.
Strict harsh and irrational training will not be good for them they might be become stubborn and refuse to cooperate. It is often called a shollie. The shollie is a new type of cute designer dog breed and only been recognized for about 20 years or so.
Combining the speed and grace of the collie with the courage and loyalty of the german shepherd dog the shollie is an intelligent mix that is growing in popularity this larger sized mixed dog breed has a thick long coat that comes in a variety of colors. The collective intelligence of both breeds also trickles down into the shollie creating a bright dog that has a knack for following directions very well. The border collie german shepherd mix is a large dog that you get when you cross yes you guessed it a german shepherd with a border collie.
Shollies may have the traditional black and brown markings of the german shepherd dog. The shollie is not a purebred dog. Shollies are a cross between two very popular dog breeds the german shepherd and the border collie.
The shollie is a large dog weighing up to 80 pounds and long straight legs. Tall and lean the shollie is a big breed with a lot of physical needs. A brief history of this dog.
Early obedient training and socialization with these large dogs is a must. It is a cross between the german shepherd and the collie. Not all of these designer hybrid dogs being bred are 50 purebred.
The shollies are intelligent dogs. They re extremely active and energetic requiring lots of physical activity. Some shollie dogs may suffer from bloat a condition in which the stomach becomes overly full of gas fluid or food expanding dangerously and putting excess pressure on surrounding organs.