Border Collie / Australian Shepherd
A 234 S. Hacienda del Sol Dr., Pueblo West, CO 81007 rescue helping to find loving homes for dogs.
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We are located in southern Colorado, but we have helped dogs from all over Colorado, as well as from Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, South Dakota, New Mexico and Texas. Our adopters are mainly from Colorado, but sometimes from other states as well. We do not ship dogs.
Our Promise to Them … and to You
Lassie hasn't come into our rescue yet. For that matter, neither has a single Westminster champion. Perfect dogs without a single flaw don't exist any more than a person without a single flaw does.
We get the dogs that are no longer wanted -- for whatever reason. Maybe these collies and shelties once were well loved and had a real home, but their owner died, moved or simply could not afford to keep them anymore. Or maybe these dogs were not loved at all (but you bet the dog tried to love the owner back anyway.)
We don't get the perfectly trained, immaculately groomed, well socialized dog. What we get is potential on four paws, dogs just waiting for a chance to be all that they can be.
Some come from shelters where they all but shut down, expecting every moment to take the walk that other dogs took and never came back from. Others were abandoned and left to fend for themselves but somehow miraculously made it to us. Many have never eaten good food, slept comfortably on a dog bed, gone to the vet for regular care, been inside a house before or simply been loved.
Our little band of RMCSR volunteers give everything we've got to help the dogs entrusted to our care. We don't give up on them. Ever.
When you come to RMCSR to adopt, please remember that our rescue dogs are not "bargains" just because they do not come with AKC papers. For that matter, they are not objects of pity either. As we see it, our rescue dogs are just themselves -- pure and simple. They are unique individuals and precious in their own way, deserving of the best life that a dog can be granted.
So as you think about adopting one of our rescue collies or shelties, think with your head and your heart. We promise that whatever you give of yourself will be given back a-hundredfold by your adopted dog.
Rocky Mountain Collie and Sheltie Rescue, Inc., is a tax-exempt, non-profit, volunteer-operated organization founded in 1979 with the purpose of finding loving homes for collies and shelties, and mixes of those breeds. We provide for adoptions, foster care and owner relinquishment. We are a member of the Denver All Breed Rescue Network.
For complete information about Rocky Mountain Collie and Sheltie Rescue and to learn about available dogs and policies, please see our website at www.pueblocolliesheltie.org.
All our dogs live in foster homes. We do not adopt out dogs at "public events," but we encourage folks meeting us at events to discuss adoption, fostering and volunteering. Go to our website for a calendar of events. To meet our rescue dogs, interested adopters are encouraged to fill out the application on the website, talk to us on the phone to learn more, and then line up meeting the dog(s) if everything seems to be a good match.