My name is Nikki!

Australian Shepherd/Australian Cattle Dog Mix Dog for adoption in Bedford, Virginia - Nikki

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Nikki's Info...

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

Nikki's Story...
My name is Nikki and I am not sure about my background. My mom was a lost australian cattle dog (blue heeler) that had been living on a farm when she gave birth to the seven of us last October. The owner of the farm helped us survive until we were big enough to find homes but was unable to spend time with us. The winter had been so cold that the owner thought best to send us to Bedford County Animal Shelter for safety. Bedford Humane Society took me and my siblings and put us in foster homes. I am learning to walk on a leash and some basic commands. My foster home has some adult dogs I have been playing with when my foster mom is not working with me. Because of an early lack of socialization, I am still very shy and fearful around strangers. It takes me a while to warm up but then I will be your best buddy. I am ready for my own home where I can show my new owner how much I have learned and hope they will be patient with me as I gain confidence. I am very smart and eager to please.. I would love to have some children 8 or older to run and play with. I will probably be around 40 pounds and that is a perfect size for indoors. I love to run so if you need someone to be your running partner, I could be the one for you!

Facts about Nikki

  • Breed: Australian Shepherd/Australian Cattle Dog Mix
  • Color: Black
  • Age: Young
  • Size: Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
  • Sex: Female

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Why Adoption is a Great Option

Nikki, a Bedford Australian Shepherd/Australian Cattle Dog dog was adopted! Here's how you can benefit by looking at adoption as an option to buying a Australian Shepherd/Australian Cattle Dog for sale in Bedford, or seeking a Australian Shepherd/Australian Cattle Dog dog from a breeder in Bedford.

  1. Rescues and shelter volunteers in Bedford 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 Bedford 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 Australian Shepherd/Australian Cattle Dog breeders who help with Australian Shepherd/Australian Cattle Dog rescue. One puppy or kitten adopted in Bedford paves the way for another one to be saved.