Can you trim a border collie?

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Trimming your Border Collie is simple once you get the hang of it. You want to be careful not to cut too much hair from your dog but think of it as a tidy up. You will want to focus on the obvious knots and mats that are on your dog's coat, trimming them off.
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How often should you groom a Border Collie? Some would say every 4 to 8 weeks, others recommend weekly, but most of the time, a Border Collie needs only one bath every eight weeks or when needed. But during shedding season (spring and fall), it's best to deal with excessive blowing coat with frequent grooming.
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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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Trim around your Collie's ears.

  1. Start by pressing your Collie's ear forward against their skull to expose any surrounding tufts behind or on either side of their ear. Cut the hair immediately surrounding their earn down to about an inch in length.
  2. You can also trim any long hairs growing out of the ear themselves.
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Aggression in Border Collies. Aggression is not a common trait in Border Collies in general, but it can happen. The causes and reasons behind the dog growling, barking or even biting can vary depending on the situation… It's very rare for these dogs to get aggressive without showing early warning signs beforehand.
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Border Collies are known for their unwavering devotion to their owners, They are affectionate, loving, and loyal creatures, sometimes to a fault. They are also bred to be working dogs and to look to their owners for directions.
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The Border Collie is a barking breed. They are easily visually stimulated which is often why they bark so much. They will bark at anything that moves quickly, such as bikes, skate boards and the like.
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There can be a number of reasons why your Border Collie won't eat: This includes using a low-quality dog food that's upsetting her stomach, she's not receiving enough exercise, she's become bored with the food, isn't following a strict feeding schedule or due to health issues.
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