7 Reasons Border Collies Are the Sheldon Coopers of the Dog World

Season 8 of The Big Bang Theory premieres tonight, and no one is more excited than we are for the return of the Mystic Warlords of Ka'a, string theory, the ShAmy and, of course, all the bazingas.

While we were waiting for the show to start up again, we began thinking about which of our canine friends reminds us the most of Dr. Sheldon Cooper. And then it hit us: The brilliant, charming, funny, laser-focused, endearingly neurotic Border Collie! Here's why.

He's never met a problem he couldn't solve.

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He'll hang out with friends, but only if those friends are willing to do exactly what he wants to do. All the time. No exceptions.

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He's an expert prankster. Bazinga!

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In his mind, everything is theoretical. Even gravity.

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