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My name is Skip!

Border Collie Dog for adoption in Milpitas, California - Skip
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The Perfect Dog

Facts about Skip

  • Breed: Border Collie
  • Color: Black - With White
  • Age: Young
  • Size: Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
  • Sex: Male
  • ID#: 4531509
* SPECIAL NEEDS *
"Project Dog" ONLY available to the right home!
 
Skip  is an incredibly precious 5yo purebred Border Collie who came to us FERAL, extremely undersocialized and very shut down. It took him 4 weeks to feel safe enough to come out of hiding in his crate when we first got him 3 years ago. The best way to describe him was like a feral cat. He’s very distrustful of strangers. Over the years with his person, he has learned to come, sit, down, enjoys car rides, is great on the leash and learning to walk on the street, and loves to go on hikes and the beach (but needs to be kept away from strangers), is completely crate-trained and housebroken. He’s learning to play with toys, other dogs, and even with his person. He does have herding instinct and will herd cats, chickens, and has been introduced to sheep. He has such an innocent and sweet disposition. He would do best with a single woman, or must go to a home with a woman as primary caretaker (and then husband must be a gentle, soft-spoken man, experienced with shy and fearful dogs (NO KIDS!!!!!)). He would also do better in a household with another more confident dog that he can lean on for support and learn from. He just needs a quiet home with no visitors, best in the country, with someone who will be very patient, only purely loving, and offer him the time and space that he needs, to continue to help guide him to be a more confident dog. Once given the time, he is the most loyal and sweet, snuggly companion. He is a low energy border collie and prefers to spend his days lounging on the couch. 
 
Skip has been in rescue since 3/2012.
 
Please contact Diana at (510) 333-4420 or theperfectdogrescue@gmail.com or fill out the adoption application:  http://www.theperfectdog.org/TPDadoptapp.doc




Please contact Diana at (510) 333-4420 or theperfectdogrescue@gmail.com or fill out the adoption application:  http://www.theperfectdog.org/TPDadoptapp.doc



About The Perfect Dog

About Our Rescue Group...

What is “the perfect dog”?

The Perfect Dog rescues the “IMperfect” dogs who have simply been overlooked at the shelter or who have special medical or behavioral issues which puts them at risk of euthanasia, and finds them the perfect homes. We never discriminate. If there is a dog in need, it doesn’t matter its age, breed, condition, history, etc. If it needs help, we will do what it takes to find a way to help the dog. We believe in giving every dog a chance and we believe there is the right home for every dog out there.

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Our Adoption Process...

ADOPTION FEE

Adults and Puppies - $250, non-refundable.
Seniors (10+) - $150, non-refundable.

The adoption fee covers spay/neuter, vaccinations, cost of transport, food and supplies, and any other medical costs.


ADOPTION PROCESS

1) Fill out and submit the Adoption Application.

2) Come out to meet the dog(s). Check the home page for news/events for upcoming mobile adoptions. If you are interested in a particular dog, note so on the application form and a representative will be in touch with you shortly.

3) Come prepared. In case you fall in love with your new dog on the spot, we are currently accepting cash or checks only. Also, it is always a good idea to have basic supplies ready at home before you adopt a dog, such as food bowls, a crate or bed, etc.

4) Sign the adoption contract with a representative.

5) Take your new dog home! :)