How much exercise do rough collies need?

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Rough collies can do well in the country or the city, but they need companionship and daily runs or long walks. Although they are a little less active than border collies, rough collies do need at least forty-five to sixty minutes of outdoor activity every day.
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Most of today's Rough and Smooth Collies are far removed from their heritage as an active herding breed, and need only moderate exercise.

Rough and Smooth Collies have a soft, sweet personality.

They are sensitive dogs who do not do well in an environment with frequent tension or loud voices.

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The Rough Collie is a highly intelligent and active herding breed, They require daily exercise outside of between 45 to 80 minutes. Due to their high intelligence, they also require plenty of mental stimulation and enrichment.
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Rough collies are highly affectionate dogs who love to be around children and their human family members… As the rough collie is a herding dog, these pups will enjoy herding anything in the family that moves, including you, your kids, and the family cat!
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Like many herding dogs, collies can be fairly vocal, and some are easily trained not to bark.

Rough Collies are very loyal and may be one-family dogs (although most make exceptions for children), but are very rarely aggressive or protective beyond barking and providing a visual deterrent.

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Rough collies, or long-haired collies, often fear being left alone. Because of this, a typically mild-mannered collie may turn destructive when left home by himself. If this sounds familiar, your best friend may be showing the signs of separation anxiety.
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Rough Collies are intelligent, friendly dogs that were originally bred to herd sheep. They make great family pets, but are still considered working dogs, which means they need space to run (and maybe aren't the best choice for apartment dwellers).
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The Rough Collie is a devoted family dog and a generally healthy breed with an average lifespan of 14-16 years.
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