If you love the intelligence of the Border Collie but want a dog who doesn't need such a large amount of exercise, the Ski-Border is the right pup for you. This cross between a Border Collie and an American Eskimo Dog creates the perfect amount of smarts and relaxation in one adorable package. Activities for Ski-Borders should challenge their intellect and give them a moderate amount of exercise. These dogs are happy to hike with you in the morning and curl up on the couch for the rest of the day.
Activities for Ski-Borders don't need to be too high energy, but they do need to make them think and tire them out mentally. This designer breed is all about pleasing you and they are wonderful at concentrating on the task at hand. Play to their strengths by challenging them with new tricks, obedience commands, and new environments. You can also keep them in shape year-round by picking up winter sports. These dogs love to be outside next to you and their warm coats mean they don't mind a little snow. Ski-Borders are the perfect dog for people who enjoy a little activity balanced with a little downtime.