The Border Collie / Shepherd is a Dog Breed that appears in Grand Theft Auto V exclusively as part of the enhanced edition for PS4, Xbox One, PC, PS5 and Xbox Series X|S.

It can be found in Harmony; Paleto Bay.

How to Play as Border Collie / Shepherd in GTA V:

In the Next Gen edition of GTA V, players are able to play as a Border Collie / Shepherd by finding one of the Peyote Plants in the game world. After consuming one, the protagonist will temporarily transform into a random animal.

Transforming into a Border Collie / Shepherd is required for the "Cryptozoologist" Achievement, and will unlock the ability to play as a Border Collie / Shepherd anytime inside Director Mode.

Also, photographing this animal is required for the "Wildlife Photography Challenge" side mission.

Animal Information

  • Animal Species Dog
  • Animal Class Land Animal
  • Size Medium
  • Location Harmony; Paleto Bay
  • Hunting Cannot be hunted
  • Required for Achievement "Cryptozoologist" Achievement, Wildlife Photography Challenge
  • Playability Director Mode, Peyote Plant
  • Notes Appears in different look variations.
  • Scientific Name Canis lupus familiaris


  • Platforms PC, PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

Border Collie / Shepherd Screenshots

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