My name is Laika!

Collie Mix Dog for adoption in Cambridge, Ontario - Laika

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Laika's Info...

I am already spayed, housetrained, up to date with shots, not good with kids, good with dogs, and good with cats.

Laika's Story...
Name: Laika
Breed: Collie mix
Gender: Female
Size: Medium
Age: 5 yrs
Cat: Yes
Dogs: Yes
Kids: 10+
Fenced in backyard
Laika was found abandoned and brought into rescue. It was very apparent that Laika had a very bad life, part of her jaw is missing making it very hard for her to eat, one ear flap is missing. As soon as a blanket was offered to her she immediately claimed it as her comfort spot. With lots of love and attention she rolled and presented her belly on the third day being in foster. By the fifth day her tail came up.
Walking her on a lead is work in progress. She stops and bolts repeatedly and although not a big dog the constant jolting requires constant attention. This week I bought a gentle leader which is a nose halty that attaches to her neck collar but not under her jaw. It seems to be working much better.
We went to the dog park for the first time on October the 9th. I was cautious because I knew she could not protect her self from other dogs due to the missing jaw. There was 3 dogs playing at the park. I asked the owners if any of the dogs were aggressive it turns out they were all softies so off she went to play. When the other dogs came to sniff her she stood stalk still then bolted. After a few minutes she approached the other dogs and it was play time for the next 20 minutes. She came home happy and exhausted. Laika is a gentle dog who loves attention. She loves to run and play with other dogs and will carry soft things in her mouth like my cloth grocery bags. She needs training and guidance to build her confidence and lots of love to gain her trust – and she is worth it.
What an amazing girl! Please email

Facts about Laika

  • Breed: Collie Mix
  • Color: Brown/Chocolate - With Black
  • Age: Adult
  • Size: Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
  • Sex: Female

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Why Adoption is a Great Option

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

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