Can a border collie be left alone?

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Border collies need a great deal of stimulation or they become bored, neurotic, and destructive.

They are not part -time dogs.

A Border Collie left alone in your house would probably destroy it.

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Rule of thumb, for every month they are old you can leave them plus 1 hr.... 2 months - leave for 3 hrs, 3 months - leave for 4 hrs, etc etc until they're like 6-7 months then they should be getting the hang of it!
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Border collies need a great deal of stimulation or they become bored, neurotic, and destructive.

They are not part -time dogs.

If both of you are going to be gone, get a couple of cats instead as most dogs do not do well when left alone often.

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Border collies need a great deal of stimulation or they become bored, neurotic, and destructive.

they are not part -time dogs.

A Border Collie left alone in your house would probably destroy it.

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While there is no cut-and-dried rule for the maximum amount of time you can leave your collie alone at home, you must not leave your dog for 10 or 12 hours. That duration is too long for a single stretch. Still, some people would insist that they have always left their collies that long without issues.
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With the proper training, conditioning, and situation, an adult border terrier can stay alone for 6 to 8 hours at a time, so if you are considering getting a border terrier, we would gladly advise you to go ahead and commit to the decision.
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There can be several causes of skin problems, including external parasites, food allergies, allergies to things in the environment, contact allergies, etc . Some dogs develop a flea-bite allergy… Flea allergy dermatitis (FAD) is the leading cause of itching in dogs.
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Dog breeds that can be left alone for long periods include Labrador and Golden Retriever, Beagle, Peekapoo, or Shiba Inu.

Naturally, by long-term periods, it's implied that the period is up to 8 hours a day and not more.

Of course, you shouldn't forget about adorable mutts.

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