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My name is Bentley!

Border Collie/Boxer Mix Dog for adoption in St. Catharines, Ontario - Bentley
Photo 1 - Border Collie/Boxer Mix Dog for adoption in St. Catharines, Ontario - Bentley
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Bentley's Info...

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

Bentley's Story...
*****Adoption Pending*****

BENTLEY- Male, Border Collie mix, 10 mos, approx. 40 lbs

Bentley is just your sweet average playful border collie! He is high energy and loves to be close to his humans. He could play all day! He needs coaxing to go into his crate at night, but once he's in he sleeps well through the night. He is great with other dogs and respectful of bigger dogs! He does have some food guarding issues though so he would need to be fed and given treats separately. He has no food issues with people, he takes treats like an absolute gentleman. His foster mom is working on his walking as he is young and is in a hurry to get everywhere. We recommend a harness until he is leash trained so he doesn't choke himself. He is currently learning clicker training and he is doing very well with that. He has mastered 'sit' and working on 'down' and 'shake a paw'. He is incredibly affectionate and loyal. He would make any family a wonderful companion!

Update from Bentley's foster mom: "Turns out he is a professional grade fetch player! He could go all day! His walking is improving immensely! Still a bit of pulling here and there, but loose leash for 90% of the walk. He is slightly traffic skiddish! He is getting much better at going into his crate, and is starting to learn that there are times to relax, just like there are times to be crazy and play! I think he would benefit from structured obedience classes, but he is super easy to train and curious to learn about everything! Oh and he is great at entertaining himself if need be! Whenever I'm cooking or something, just give him a toy and he knows what to do!"

Update from Bentley's foster mom: "Update: He is doing great at learning his sit, stay, and drop it! And he has gotten much better at appropriately interacting with his foster brother. He had gotten a little jumpy this week, so we are working on it, but I wouldn't recommend he be around too small of children. He is also getting much better at respecting the door, and being able to be left alone for longer periods of time without bothering anything. Becoming quite the young gentleman!"

***Woof.. Please know that the rescue has posted all the information that they have on me here. As my foster family gets to know me they will post updates, so please check back! If you are interested in me please fill out an application at www.petsaliveniagara.ca/adopt and one of my friends will get back to you within 2 to 5 business days.***

Facts about Bentley

  • Breed: Border Collie/Boxer Mix
  • Color: Black - With White
  • Age: Young
  • Size: Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
  • Sex: Male

Other Pets at Pets Alive Animal Rescue Niagara Inc.

Why Adoption is a Great Option

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

  1. Rescues and shelter volunteers in St. Catharines 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 St. Catharines 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/Boxer breeders who help with Border Collie/Boxer rescue. One puppy or kitten adopted in St. Catharines paves the way for another one to be saved.