Rough Collie; From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia; History; Main article: Scotch collie Rough Collie circa 1915 Both Rough and Smooth collies are descended from a localised variety of herding dog originating in Scotland and Wales.The Scottish variety was a large, strong, aggressive dog, bred to herd highland sheep. The Welsh variety was small and nimble, domesticated and friendly, and also herded goats. When the English saw these dogs at the Birmingham market, they interbred them with their own variety of sheepdogs producing a mixture of short and long haired varieties. After the industrial revolution, dog ownership became fashionable, and...
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