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My name is Senior Palliative Collies!

Border Collie/Terrier (Unknown Type, Medium) Mix Dog for adoption in Chilliwack, British Columbia - Senior Palliative Collies
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Facts about Senior Palliative Collies

  • Breed: Border Collie/Terrier (Unknown Type, Medium) Mix
  • Color: Tricolor (Tan/Brown & Black & White)
  • Age: Senior
  • Size: Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
  • Sex: Female
We have several border collies of advanced age looking for placement into retirement/palliative homes. All of these dogs are quite elderly and each of them has health issues, and are likely not with us for all that long (1-3, maybe 4-5 years). But every one of them deserves a loving home and a soft bed for the remainder of their lifetimes. They have been fully vetted and there is no adoption fee, but excellent, committed homes with people who are financially capable of managing their health needs until the end are required (bloodwork to monitor health, Metacam/Meloxicam daily, etc). They are all quite old, and some may have small incontinence issues (hard to tell who as all 5 are kept together), and all are on some mix of pain killer/anti-inflammatories for the Hind ends and supplements. All the dogs get along well with other dogs. The dogs all have amazing temperaments and were well loved, they listen well and love affection. These are NOT active dogs. You may be able to go a couple blocks but they are not running /hiking/ exercise companions.

Crumpet is a curly haired mixed breed border collie/ terrier with a weak hind end. She was actually a star in a Dr. Dolittle movie. She wants to try and play like crazy , but her back legs are shakey. Vet has X-rayed and diagnosed Lumbosacral Stenosis / Cauda Equina, which can stay the same or progress as a dog ages. It has a lot of different symptoms and shows different depending on the dog. She is on Metacam/Meloxicam for pain and inflammation relief, and of course supplements like glucosamine etc. She can be a little
vocal when goofing around and has a high pitched bark so not good for apartments etc. Crumpet has very high prey drive and cannot be around small creatures, cats, etc.

Moose is black and white with one blue and one brown eye. Moose is probably the most healthiest, active dog, and he may even have 4-5 years in him. He CAN have pretty bad irritable bowel syndrome if you accidentally give him new treats too quick etc - but after once or twice you will start to remember not to do that LOL. That's his only issue. As long as food is introduced slow he is great!

Lastly, we have 3 siblings (Caleb- black and white, Millie- brown black and white, and Cyan- brown black and white with a blue eye).

Caleb has been X-rayed and diagnosed Lumbosacral Stenosis / Cauda Equina, which can stay the same or progress as a dog ages. It has a lot of different symptoms and shows different depending on the dog. He is on Metacam/Meloxicam for pain and inflammation relief, and of course supplements like glucosamine etc. He shows his age both in looks and gait etc.

Millie and Cyan hide their age well. Their bloodwork indicted possible early kidney disease, which could be genetic, but other than that they are pretty healthy. Millie and Cyan are quite bonded.

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CTARE is an unincorporated not for profit, foster home based, "no kill" rescue in Chilliwack BC for abandoned, abused, and otherwise homeless animals. Help save a life - adopt or donate today!

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Adoption Fee's vary from $0 - $500.

Adopters must complete an adoption application, home and reference check, and an adoption contract.