A Non-Profit 501(c)(3) Organization

Serving Northern California
and Surrounding Areas
* NorCal Collie Rescue is California non-profit public benefit 501(c)(3) corporation C2798651 EIN 20-3381549.
   Your donations are fully tax deductible.
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Is a collie right for you?

Coats vary in 2 lengths and 4 color types that you see below

•  Coat lengths:  rough and smooth coats;
•  Colors:  sable, tricolor (black, tan and white); "blue" merle; and white.

Other appearance:  ears may be tipped over or straight up (pricked); eyes can be small to medium and round, the white collar can vary from none to wide; there may be shades of color within a color type. Tail tip is usually white.
Color types:
Rough Coats (long haired)
Smooth Coats (short haired)
Sable and white:
sable may vary
in color, darker
and redder to
lighter and tan
Tri-colored:
black, with tan face
and on legs, and
white chest/feet
"Blue" Merle:
gray to beige
background with
black spots; rest
like the tri-color
White:
Head and spots
may be tri-color,
sable or blue
merle