This Standing Border Collie by Hansa is a hand-crafted realistic plush animal from the Hansa Cats and Dogs Collection. Created by artists in a socially responsible environment, from portraits of animals in their natural habitat, this Hansa animal has its own unique personality. As with all Hansa plush products, the "coat" is meticulously cut by hand, never stamped out by machine. Gentle paws, swishing tails, and especially soulful eyes and face are lovingly detailed to create the life-like look that is unmistakably Hansa. This adorable, realistic Hansa creation will appeal to collectors and animal lovers of all ages!Hansa is respected the world over for its finely crafted collection of our planet's animal kingdom. Originally created for exclusive European collectors, each plush animal is meticulously handcrafted from portraits of real animals in their natural habitat. Hansa's goal is to help educate children and adults alike, about the natural lives of these magnificent creatures, and to understand, respect and appreciate the importance of our co-existence with all animals. Each animal comes with a "Toys that Teach" tag describing, in detail, the animal's habitat, lifestyle, gestation period, care of their young and eating habits.