Collie character jug produced in Japan circa 1960. Collies form a distinctive type of herding dog originating in Scotland and Northern England. Collies are medium-sized, fairly lightly-built dogs, with pointed snouts. Many types have a distinctive white color over the shoulders.
Collies are very active and agile, and most types of collies have a very strong herding instinct.
Collie breeds have spread through many parts of the world.