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My name is Draco!

Sheltie, Shetland Sheepdog Dog for adoption in Charlottesville, Virginia - Draco
Photo 1 - Sheltie, Shetland Sheepdog Dog for adoption in Charlottesville, Virginia - Draco
Photo 2 - Sheltie, Shetland Sheepdog Dog for adoption in Charlottesville, Virginia - Draco

I found a new home!
Plenty of my friends are looking
for one too. Find a pet to adopt.

Draco's Info...

I am already neutered, housetrained, purebred, and up to date with shots.

Draco's Story...
This handsome boy with the unusual name is full of energy, despite his age. He's used to living with lots of activity going on, so he's looking for a home where he can be a full-fledged member of the family. He loves to play fetch, go for long walks, and be part of everything going on.

Draco is a beautiful bi-black Sheltie, very healthy, and up to date on everything. His teeth have been cleaned, and his thick coat is shiny and clean (though he is shedding right now - typical Sheltie!). He is friendly, likes to meet new people, and plays with anything he fancies. He's also a good "fetch" dog. Draco gets along with other dogs, but he is really more people-oriented than dog-oriented. He's a strong dog used to lots of activity and play. He'll need regular exercise, and he'd be a star in an obedience class. That would really benefit him, provide a good bonding experience with his new humans, and help him focus better.

His foster provider says, "Draco is a sweet-natured fellow who tries so hard to talk when he's being petted." Don't let his age in years dissuade you from considering this wonderful boy with lots of fun years yet to go.

Draco is ... 14 inches tall, 28 pounds, and 8 years old. His adoption fee is $250. Before you inquire about Draco, please read ALL the information "How to Adopt" on our website (www.nvsr.org). It will answer your questions about our process and expectations.

Facts about Draco

  • Breed: Sheltie, Shetland Sheepdog
  • Color: Black - With White
  • Age: Adult
  • Size: Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
  • Sex: Male
  • ID#: 2014-017

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Why Adoption is a Great Option

Draco, a Charlottesville Sheltie, Shetland Sheepdog dog was adopted! Here's how you can benefit by looking at adoption as an option to buying a Sheltie, Shetland Sheepdog for sale in Charlottesville, or seeking a Sheltie, Shetland Sheepdog dog from a breeder in Charlottesville.

  1. Rescues and shelter volunteers in Charlottesville 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 Charlottesville 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 Sheltie, Shetland Sheepdog breeders who help with Sheltie, Shetland Sheepdog rescue. One puppy or kitten adopted in Charlottesville paves the way for another one to be saved.