Ski Border:American Eskimo Dog and Border collie Mix

Hybrid Breed

American Eskimo Dog + Border collie


Ski-Border - An exciting mix of American Eskimo Dog and Border Collie.

The Ski-Border, also known as the American Eskimo Dog and Border Collie mix, is a fascinating cross between the American Eskimo Dog, a North American breed, and the Border Collie, a Scottish breed. This unique combination brings together the qualities of both breeds to create an intelligent and versatile companion dog.

The origin of the Ski-Border lies in the increasing popularity of hybrid dogs, which combine different breeds to obtain unique characteristics and traits. However, the exact origin of the Ski-Border is difficult to trace, as it is a relatively new crossbreed. Nevertheless, this mix is gaining popularity among dog lovers around the world.

Suitability and use

In summary, the Ski-Border is an exciting mix of American Eskimo Dog and Border Collie. It is an intelligent and active dog that is well suited for active families or individuals. With proper care, health care and attention, the Ski-Border is sure to become a loyal and loving companion.

Alternate Name -
Origin USA - UK
Life expectancy 10 - 15 years
Care requirements high-maintenance
Activity level average - high
FCI group not recognised
AKC group not recognised
KC group not recognised

Possible character traits of the Ski-Border

The Ski-Border is an intelligent and active dog that is well suited for active families or individuals who enjoy spending time outdoors. He is known for his skills in various dog sports such as obedience, agility and flyball. The Ski-Border needs mental and physical stimulation to reach his full potential. He is a loyal and attentive companion who enjoys spending time with his family.

American Eskimo and Border Collie mixes love play and exercise and are constantly looking for ways to get their owner's attention. They have a lot of stamina and energy and love to run and hike. They are also very sharp and alert and are often considered good watchdogs.

American Eskimo and Border Collie mixes are often very friendly. When properly socialized and trained, they can be very sweet and loyal. They are also very loyal, reliable and easy to care for. If they are treated well, they will reciprocate with great gratitude. They can adapt well to different environments, but there should always be plenty of room for them to play, run and explore. Whatever they do, they should always be supervised and controlled by the owner.

Care and health maintenance

The Ski-Border is generally a healthy dog, but it can be prone to some of the health problems that can occur in heritage breeds. Potential problems include hip dysplasia, eye disease, and allergies. Regular vet visits, a balanced diet and adequate physical activity are critical to maintaining the Ski-Border's health.

Grooming the Ski-Border requires regular brushing to keep the coat clean and free of tangles. The coat can vary depending on individual heredity, but it is usually dense and can be medium to long in length. The coat can be a variety of colors including white, black, brown and tan. Bathing should be done only when necessary so as not to interfere with the natural oils of the skin. Ears should be checked and cleaned regularly to prevent infection. Teeth should be brushed regularly to minimize dental problems.

The Ski-Border is usually a medium-sized dog with a shoulder height of about 45 to 55 cm and a weight of 15 to 25 kg. His appearance can vary depending on individual heredity, although characteristics of both original breeds can be recognized. He usually has an athletic build, a straight back line and alert eyes. The coat can come in a variety of colors and patterns, including white, black, brown and tan.

Fur length long - medium
Fur flat coated
Ear shape Standing Ears
Tail rolled up - fanned out
Anatomy sporty, slim, sporty
Size ♀ 36 - 53 cm
Weight ♀ 8 - 19 kg
Size ♂ 36 - 56 cm
Weight ♂ 8 - 20 kg
Suitable For -
  • Epilepsy

    Definition: Dog has epilepsy if, for example, at least two epileptic seizures occur more than 24 hours apart.

  • Eye diseases

    Often occur with allergies and intolerances.

  • It depends on usual proportions for a mixed breed, but usually they grow between 15 and 20 inches (38 and 51 cm) tall.

  • This depends on their individual needs. Since this is a very energy-intensive breed, they should be provided with food regularly and get at least once a day output to move.

  • They can live up to 15 years, although 10 years more is common.

  • The thin coat of the American Eskimo Dog is white and long. The Border Collie brings a short and thicker coat, which is mostly black and white.

  • Yes, they are very friendly and social and easily adapt to a family. However, they need to be extensively trained and kept busy to make them feel comfortable.

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