The major health concern for the Border Collie is CHD. There are
several minor health concerns which include PRA, lens luxation, CEA, PDA, OCD, deafness,
seizures, and hypothyroidism. On occasion this breed may develop cerebellar abiotrophy,
ceroid lopfuscinosis, or compulsive behaviors. To keep the Border Collie healthy it is
suggested that the hips, eyes, thyroid, and DNA be tested. The average life span of this
breed is ten to fourteen years.