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My name is Ben!

Border Collie Dog for adoption in Prince Frederick, Maryland - Ben
Photo 1 - Border Collie Dog for adoption in Prince Frederick, Maryland - Ben
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Ben's Info...

I am already neutered, purebred, a special needs pet, up to date with shots, good with kids, good with dogs, and good with cats.

Ben's Story...
Name: Ben
Age: 7-8 years
Disability: blind
Breed/Weight: Border Collie, 35 pounds

History: Ben was brought into a Pittsburgh shelter as a stray.

Ben's journey to our rescue was a tough one for him. He was obviously very neglected for months if not years, he was thin, blind and landed in shelter as a stray and he became infected with a deadly respiratory virus. We had him admitted for a few nights at a local Pittsburg vet hospital, where he received IV antibiotics and fluids. Ben was finally stable to travel down to our rescue in Maryland to continue treatment at our hospital. Gentle Ben has now been at the rescue for a little over 2 weeks now, and has rebounded very quickly here! He is finally eating well, processing his food much better, and now healthy enough to get groomed and vetted.

We are learning more and more about Ben, a sweet, calm mature border collie. He does exhibit the lite border collie prance, and his markings are magnificent! He does not seem to be too interested in toys or a tennis balls right now. I think he is smart enough to know he has finally landed safely, and he is very much enjoying the safety and care at the rescue. I know he would love the comfort of another confident dog around him to help and guide him. Ozzie and Ben have seemed to bonded, and Ozzie has taken Ben under his wing! They pal around in the yard together, Ben seems to enjoy his company.

We have taken Ben to our eye specialist, "Ben's eyes are not visual, his loss is permanent and no therapy is needed. Although his eyes look unusual he is NOT uncomfortable."

Facts about Ben

  • Breed: Border Collie
  • Color: Tricolor (Tan/Brown & Black & White)
  • Age: Adult
  • Size: Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
  • Sex: Male

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Why Adoption is a Great Option

Ben, a Prince Frederick Border Collie dog was adopted! Here's how you can benefit by looking at adoption as an option to buying a Border Collie for sale in Prince Frederick, or seeking a Border Collie dog from a breeder in Prince Frederick.

  1. Rescues and shelter volunteers in Prince Frederick already know the personality and tendencies of their pets. This means they can match you with the right pet. That will makes it much easier transition to owning a pet for yourself and your new pet.
  2. On average adoption fees are much less than you'd pay a Prince Frederick breeder, or pet store. Plus most often rescue pets have already been to the veterinarian for a check-up, had a round of vaccinations, and are spayed or neutered. That is a lot of savings!
  3. You will become a hero, and give a needy dog or cat a loving home. In fact, there are even Border Collie breeders who help with Border Collie rescue. One puppy or kitten adopted in Prince Frederick paves the way for another one to be saved.