The Border Collie is a breed of working dog included within the designation Collie. The breed emerged on the border between Scotland and England as a shepherd dog, especially to work with flocks of sheep. The Border Collie was selected primarily to emphasize his intelligence and his obedience. Due to this, they are one of the most popular shepherd dogs today.
The Border Collie is considered an extremely intelligent dog, full of energy, acrobatic and athletic, and generally compete with great success in grazing competitions and other canine sports. They are mentioned as the most intelligent domestic dog breed.