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I found a new home!
Plenty of my friends are looking
for one too. Find a pet to adopt.

My name is Jennie!

Border Collie/Labrador Retriever Mix Puppy for adption in Norristown, Pennsylvania - Jennie
Photo 1 - Border Collie/Labrador Retriever Mix Puppy for adoption in Norristown, Pennsylvania - Jennie
Photo 2 - Border Collie/Labrador Retriever Mix Puppy for adoption in Norristown, Pennsylvania - Jennie
Photo 3 - Border Collie/Labrador Retriever Mix Puppy for adoption in Norristown, Pennsylvania - Jennie
Photo 4 - Border Collie/Labrador Retriever Mix Puppy for adoption in Norristown, Pennsylvania - Jennie

Facts about Jennie

  • Breed: Border Collie/Labrador Retriever Mix
  • Color: Brown/Chocolate - With White
  • Age: Puppy
  • Size: Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
  • Sex: Female

Jennie's Info...

I am good with kids and good with dogs.

Jennie's Story...
Please go to www.findingshelter.org for more information and to submit an application. Thank you!

I'm Jennie and one of five puppies looking for a family of my very own. My entire litter of 11 puppies was born on a farm and when we got to be too big with no one to take us off of the farmer's hands, we were surrendered to a shelter. Since we were all very bonded and scared at the shelter, we were overlooked until Finding Shelter accepted five of us and the other six brothers and sisters went to another rescue. Phew! It was a close call. The shelter was really, really crowded. I am always the life of the party. I love toys and playing and when people give me hugs. To have a playmate in the form or dogs or kids or active adults would be great! I just want someone to love me as much as I will love them!

Major personality traits: Friendly, Happy, Sweet, Playful

Health status: No known health issues

Interaction with dogs: Playful, friendly, social

Interaction with cats: Unknown

Child requirements: Calm, gentle children would be best for Jennie

Fence requirements: Physical fence required

General activity level: High, playful, puppy energy

Work schedule best suited for: Very Flexible to help train and housebreak

Leash manners: Working on it!

Crate Training: Almost there!

House Breaking: Jennie is a baby puppy and needs full housebreaking.

Degree of training needed: High. Jennie is a very energetic and intelligent puppy and will benefit from a positive reinforcement puppy training class. She will respond well to training and is a quick learner.

The following guidelines are provided to you, the potential adopter, so you know what to expect throughout the application process. Finding Shelter reserves the right to decline applications and all adoptions are at the discretion of Finding Shelter.

Guidelines

Applicant must be within a 30 mile radius of King of Prussia, PA.
You must be at least 21 years of age to adopt from Finding Shelter.
Submit an application online or at an adoption event. Please include complete veterinary and personal references. Applications may be mailed to you, but submissions via our website are the fastest method to apply. (Please give us a minimum of 48 hours to begin to process your application.)
A Finding Shelter volunteer will review your application and call you with any questions. If all adoption requirements are met a volunteer will call you to set up an appointment.
Initial meeting with Finding Shelter dogs or cats. ALL members of family household are required to meet the Finding Shelter animal(s) before an adoption decision is determined.
At this point, if applicant(s) and Finding Shelter are comfortable proceeding and applicant already has a pet in the household, an introduction will take place for existing family pet(s) to Finding Shelter dog/cat (occasionally, more than one meeting is necessary).
Home visit completed by Finding Shelter volunteer.
Application is approved or denied based on the successful previous steps. Decisions for adoption typically take between one and weeks.
If the application is approved, a Finding Shelter volunteer will complete the adoption process by assisting with a smooth transition of the Finding Shelter animal(s) into their new, permanent home. Adopter will be provided with information about the specific animal's diet, containment/management/crating, baby gating in house when dog is to be left alone, housetraining, safe outdoor exercise, preventative veterinary care, manners and behavior training, etc.
Continued support will be provided for the adopter to ensure a smooth transition and permanent placement of the pet in the adopter's home.


Multiple applications are accepted for all Finding Shelter animals with the intent to make the best match possible. Our concern is for not only the animals, but for the families in the community who lovingly welcome our dogs and cats into their homes. Therefore, Finding Shelter reserves the right to make adoption decisions based on the animal's permanent placement in a loving home.

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Why Adoption is a Great Option

Jennie, a Norristown Border Collie/Labrador Retriever puppy was adopted! Here's how you can benefit by looking at adoption as an option to buying a Border Collie/Labrador Retriever for sale in Norristown, or seeking a Border Collie/Labrador Retriever puppy from a breeder in Norristown.

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