7 There is another version of the origin: the ancestors of long-haired dogs were probably imported from Iceland, presumably in the 17th century. There is no exact information on how the formation of the breed took place.
8 Collies are known to have been used as herding dogs. They lived in large numbers in the highlands - the border area between Scotland and England.
9 The Rough Collie of the time is a medium-sized dog with thick, long hair that protects against harsh weather conditions.