Borador

Medium Large Size

Moderate shedding

Good for first time owners

Combining two of the most popular dog breeds, the Borador emerged as a recognised cross in America at the beginning of the 21st century and has become a successful assistance and sniffer dog.

FACT SHEET

Attractive to ...

An active, outdoorsy family wanting to train in one of the dog sports.

Not the best for ...

Once-around-the-block-ers.

Aliases

None

Cross between

Border Collie x Labrador Retriever

Origin

United States

Size

Medium Large
A bit smaller than a Labrador

Exercise Needs

High (Two hours or more)
Without sufficient mental and physical exercise will probably do the wall of death around the living room!

Coat

Smooth
Dogs that you mainly just need to polish! But be warned - short haired dogs moult all the time!

Shedding

Moderate shedding
All canines drop some hair, think of it as dog glitter!

Life expectancy

14 years

Good first dog?

Yes

HOW IT WORKS

The first step in responsible dog ownership

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Match with a breeder

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