In the mid-19th century, Queen Victoria’s love for the Collie contributed to the breed’s popularity. (2/14) by Judy Powell November 24, 2020, 6:37 am Credit Judy Powell 0 Previous 2/14 Next View full list See more Previous article Down after a spa day. Next article The breed gained additional celebrity with the novel Lassie Coming Home (1940) by Eric Knight and subsequent films and television shows depicting the heroic dog in action. Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment * Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.