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Are border collies and corgis related?

Blu the Borgi (Photo: @secondhand.heathens / Instagram)

The Border Collie Corgi mix can vary in size but Usually they will have like their Corgi parent. This will usually result in a dog with short legs and a solid body. Borgi can range from 13 to 18 inches in size and weigh between 25 and 30 pounds.

Corgi Border Collie Mix – At a Glance

Weight: 25 – 30 pounds Height: 13 – 18 inches Lifespan: 14 – 18 years Coat Colors: Black, Blue, Grey, Sable, Red , white or a combination of two or three Temperament: Intelligent, energetic, active, loyal, hardworking, independent, easy to train Best Suited for: Active families, farmers, active individuals. Not suitable for the elderly

Like any other mixed breed dog, the Corgi Border Collie will borrow from both parent breeds regarding its physical appearance. It will likely have a long haired double coat with a long bushy tail.

Fun Facts About the Border Collie Corgi Mix

  • They are commonly known by the cute nickname «Borgi».
  • Be careful though as this nickname is sometimes also used for Beagle x Corgi mixes!
  • Both parent breeds are in the top 50 breeds.
  • Both breeds have a very different build and structure, but excel in shepherding all the same.

Border Collie Corgi Mix dogs can adopt a love interest with either parent of the breed in any episode, making it inherently difficult to predict.

There is a Golden Retriever-Border Collie mix

In this age of hybrid dog breeds, the Collie has not been left out. Recent breeders have started mixing the breed with the Golden Retriever.

Golden Retrievers are a popular breed in their own right. They are loved for their intelligence, gentleness and relatively low care requirements. Border Collies, on the other hand, are also quite intelligent. They are also affectionate, active and loyal.

While you can’t quite predict a hybrid dog’s personality, a Golden Retriever-Border Collie mix works well. In general, the resulting dogs are slightly larger than normal. They are highly intelligent, sweet, easy to train and active. Both breeds are prone to separation anxiety, so if you decide on this dog breed, make sure you can give it all the love and attention it needs.

Corgis have a LOT of energy

Corgis have a lot of energy and love to play. For a small dog, those little balls of fluff just keep going. And this will have a big effect on your other dog as well. Either for good or for bad.

There are some dogs that enjoy quiet time, are very cold and prefer to lie down and do nothing.