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My name is Frankie!

Border Collie Mix Dog for adoption in Gilbert, Arizona - Frankie

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Frankie's Info...

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

Frankie's Story...
http://www.valleydogs.org/cp_frankie.html --

Hi there! My name is Frankie.

He is doggy door trained. Sleeps un-crated in my bedroom all night with no potty incidents. His morning habits include 4 a.m. feeding followed by a mile or so bike run, leashed on left. I do this in the dark as he still has some distraction issues if we run into other dogs/cats… he just wants to play. We still do walks later in the day, to practice with the distractions. He has overcome his confinement issues (Kennel & car entry) very well. I use the command “Kennel” and slight guide with collar to get him in his kennel.

We use the Kennel only when away from the house, as he has some separation anxiety which leads to some mischievous activities. I use the command “In” to get him into the car. When we first got Frankie, these two activities took a wrestling match to accomplish. I’m very happy to report that he now does both quite willingly. Although, the kennel is still the least favorite. I initially used a “small dog bark collar” in combination with the kennel until it was no longer needed. He is very loving & sweet. I’ve had him at the dog park & he plays with dogs of all sizes with no aggression. Has been around adults & kids and shown only love. Doesn’t appear afraid of anything. Loves to be hosed down, but doesn’t jump into pool. Eats dinner at 4 p.m. Sits. Shakes, High Fives. Lay Down. Off. Stays (short term) THANK YOU FOR HELPING US.

This pup is a courtesy post with Valley Dogs Rescue. Please contact santosrobyn1@gmail.com or Craig-Santos@IDEXX.com if you are interested in meeting this sweet dog

Facts about Frankie

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

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Why Adoption is a Great Option

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

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