Health Issues

While Border Collie's are generally a very healthy breed, there are a few key health issues which affect our beloved pets.

The Border Collie of NSW posts regular updates on BC health issues, we urge those interested in owning and loving a Border to have a look at

Our breeding program aims to avoid these illnesses from all our dogs. When buying a Border Collie, we urge you to buy from a registered, RESPONSIBLE breeder, who completes the genetic testing available to them. Breeders should be able to give you health certificates to verify the 'clear' status of their dogs.