One of the smartest of dog breeds, the border collie is not a pet for the faint hearted. It is a lively and obedient breed that can be easily trained. Border collies were bred to work, however, and need a job to help burn nearly endless wells of energy.
My Future Dog-Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever - very smart, trainable, medium-sized dog with a hardy winter coat for rough weather conditions. Hood Meadows is training their new pup as an avalanche search and rescue guide.
Bearded Collie – Beardies are boisterous and bouncy, with a more athletic build than similarly-shaggy English Sheepdogs. They love the outdoors (in any climate!) and do well with children. Click through for more medium sized dogs.