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Khloe

Border Collie Hound (Unknown Type)

Female, Adult
South Bend, IN
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Good with dogs, House-trained, Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
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Hi!  I'm Khloe.  I'm a happy and loving girl looking for a home to help me be a successful grown up dog.  I'm full of love and devotion.  I enjoy playing with my toys, any meal time, snacks are great too and I love going out in the yard to run and play.  I'm a super happy dog.  My foster mom says I'm quite the catch.  I'm learning good crate manners and walking on a leash too.   I love attention and want to be with you any chance I get.  Foster mom says "Khloe is just a good girl.". If you are viewing this pet's profile on Petfinder or Adopt-a-Pet,.please use the application link at the bottom of the profile to apply. Clicking the "Ask About" button does not submit an application. It only submits a question which will delay an application submission.    All dogs are spayed/neutered, up to date on vaccinations as age appropriate, heartworm tested negative ( puppies age 7 months and older) and microchipped. A puppy's adoption fee is $200.  There is a $5 fee for credit/debit cards. **WE STRONGLY ENCOURAGE YOU TO SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION WHEN YOU SEE THE PUPPY YOU ARE INTERESTED IN.  DO NOT DELAY YOUR APPLICATION SUBMISSION BY SENDING QUESTIONS REGARDING A PUPPY TO OUR GENERAL EMAIL. IF YOU HAVE QUESTIONS WE WILL BE HAPPY TO ANSWER THEM IF WE SHOULD CONTACT YOU ABOUT YOUR APPLICATION. WE RECEIVE SEVERAL APPLICATIONS ON OUR PUPPIES AND WE PROCESS THEM AS QUICKLY AS WE CAN.** If you are interested in adopting one of our dogs, please fill out an online application here: www.heartlandsmallanimalrescue.org/canine-application.html. ##1412688##
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Gracie

Border Collie

Female,
Niles, MI
Size
(when grown) -
Details
Good with dogs, Not good with cats, House-trained, Spayed or Neutered,
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https://spayneuterassistanceprogramofmichigan.org/adoption-info/ Call/Text (574)514-6832 Email snapofmichigan@gmail.comLet's all Meet Gracie. She's between 9 months and a year old and we have no idea on breed could numerous breeds and is active as possible. If you want a dog who will be as obsessed with you as you are of them she's your lady! She wants all the attention and all the love. She does love her foster doggy sister even when the feeling isn't always mutual. She is a little too excited for her foster kitty brother and foster doggy brother. She does still socialize with her doggy brother even if he doesn't necessarily want me to. She does take a few mins to warm up to new ppl and I'm not exaggerating for only a few mins. She makes new friends in less than 10 mins with some treats and attention. She would benefit from some training and an active home or at least a fenced yard with room to run. She loves going outside even when it's too cold to be out there. She is fixed and up to date on vaccines. She also gets monthly flea, tick and heartworm meds.  Register to Adopt today: www.spayneuterassistanceprogramofmichigan.org/adoption-info Questions or Inquiries? Call/Text (269)340-0330 Email snapofmichigan@gmail.comApril 11, 2024, 11:39 am
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Bones

Border Collie Labrador Retriever

Male, Adult
Topeka, IN
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Not good with kids, Not good with dogs, Good with cats, Needs special attention, House-trained, Spayed or Neutered,
Story
Meet Bonesie. Bones is 7 years old (8 in September), he currently lives with 2 dogs, 2 cats, and 2 people. He loves treats, soft toys, tortilla chips, and belly rubs. He is trained to ring a bell when he has to go to the bathroom and he is crate trained for up to 8 hours at a time. Bones is needing a new home because he needs space to run and work off his energy. He is a Border Collie mix, so he is always wanting to corral his brothers. He is good with cats and dogs, but he is VERY protective of treats and toys. He is currently on anxiety medication from his vet. He is a fierce protector, but once he knows you are welcome in his home he will sit on your lap and give you kisses. He has a 6 year old human cousin and other children that he gets along with fine. He just doesn't like it when kids try to steal his toys or food. He loves to look out the window and is a great bedtime snuggle. He does get warm easily, so he will probably be on the floor when you wake up.
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Ty

Border Collie

Male, Young
Plymouth, IN
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Not good with kids, Good with dogs, Good with cats, Needs special attention, House-trained, Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
You can fill out an adoption application online on our official website.Please contact stephodellfcr@hotmail.com for more information about this pet.Ty is an active 10 year old smooth coat male BC.  He and his brothers came from Central Indiana and are being fostered in Plymouth, Indiana. If you would like additional information on Ty, contact Stephany at stephodellfcr@hotmail.com.  For additional information on adopting Ty or any of the other CBBCR foster dogs, go to the CBBCR website at www.comebyebcrescue.org. Update January 18, 2016 Ty and Noah   These two handsome boys are brothers and are now about 4 1/2 years of age. It isn’t required that they be adopted together but they would sure love that possibility. These boys are very sweet and affectionate boys.  Ty and Noah need to be placed in a home without children.   They are initially a bit suspicious of people they don’t know, Ty more so than Noah, but given a little bit of time to become familiar they are both loves. They are both good with other dogs and regularly interact with other dogs. They both love to chase along after my Border Collie when we are playing fetch.   Noah likes to stalk kitties and Ty could care less about them. They both enjoy riding in the vehicle but both are nervous when they are in an unfamiliar environment. They are both good in the house but are still crated when I am not home. Their crate behavior is much better now compared to when they were youngsters but still need the opportunity to go out for potty breaks often and shouldn’t be left for more than about 4 hours at a time.   Their idea of a perfect home setting would be a quiet, country setting with a large fenced yard for them to play and have fun with their people and to have at least one stay at home parent. They would be best as home bodies and to go along places for ride alongs but are not the type of dogs that will enjoy going EVERYWHERE and being around lot of “strangers” on a regular basis. If they are not adopted together they would do best in a home with another dog because they do seem to feel safer when they are in the presence of other dogs.   Noah has been introduced to some agility obstacles and even though he is hesitant at first, when he is given a little time to get the obstacle figured out he seems to have fun learning how to maneuver the obstacle. These boys are looking for a patient person to provide them with a forever home. Someone who will love them for the soft, sensitive boys that they are and allow them to live in a quiet and predictable home. **************************************************************** Ty has come a long way from where he was at 5 months of age. He is now a sweet and cuddly boy that is very comfortable in his familiar environment. He is excellent with other dogs and fine with cats. He is typically a bit suspicious of unfamiliar people but if given a little space and time he warms up fairly quickly. Ty is a very soft and sensitive boy that is very effected by a change in his environment or routine. He is looking for a home with humans that are very patient and understanding and realize that he will need adequate time to become familiar with them and his new home….this will not happen in 1 week, or two weeks and likely not even 6 weeks. He is a wonderful doggie but wasn’t allowed to have the best start in life and had no exposure to novel stimuli and very little interactions with humans until he was rescued by CBBCR at 5 months of age.He needs a forever home where he won’t have to be crated for more than about 2-3 hours at a time…and a home that will give him plenty of opportunity to go outside for potty breaks…..or someone that would have access to a doggy daycare where he could go daily while his humans are at work away from home. (12/6/14)******* Ty is a very calm BC. One of the most, calm pups I’ve ever been around. He is an observer and likes to lay and watch what is going on and takes it all in…. He enjoys lounging in the baby pool on hot days….he LOVES squeaky toys but will shred them. He also like to have a good chew on a hard bone while he is sunning himself in the yard. He doesn’t like to chase the water hose but loves to chase other dogs while he is chasing the water hose. He is an affectionate and cuddly guy. Good for bathing and nail trimming and acts reasonable on leash. Again, a softie and is worried when out of his familiar environment. He is the biggest of his brothers but is still in the 40# range. He is a sweetie pie but is soft and will also need a very patient and understanding human in his life. When meeting new people, he is typically stand-off-ish…..but is quiet. He does not bark at people he doesn’t know and will warm up much more quickly than his brother. (9/24/14)********************************* Ty is the biggest pup of the litter and is just as sweet as he is big!  Born on September 16, 2013, he is one of the softest pups of the bunch and takes a little longer to warm up to new people and new environments than his brothers...but once he does is very much a joy to be around. He also loves squeaky toys and if left to his own with them, will shred them.... He loves playing with other doggies and is good with the kitties. He is VERY foodie and will be a fun boy to train due to his intense food drive! Again, I believe he will blossom into a wonderful companion level boy in the right home, that is patient and gentle and knows how to keep him feeling safe and satified in his new adventures!!(updated 3/28/14) ***  The potential adoptor will get a refund on the Application Fee if it’s determined by the Foster Parent that it’s not a good match for the dog and the dog for them.***Visit this organization's web site to see any additional information available about this pet.April 9, 2024, 8:20 pm
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Gus

Border Collie

Male, Adult
Plymouth, IN
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Not good with kids, Good with dogs, Good with cats, Needs special attention, House-trained, Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
You can fill out an adoption application online on our official website.Please contact stephodellfcr@hotmail.com for more information about this pet.EXPERIENCED HANDLER NEEDED.  REQUIRES A SECURE FENCE.  Gus needs to be placed in a home without children.  Gus is being fostered in Plymouth, IndianaGus is a 10 year old male Border Collie that we took in from a hoarding situation in Central Indiana.  He has come a long way with his social skills but he will need someone who will be very patient with him. His foster says that he will mingle when people come for meet and greets with the other dogs, but he does not yet approach strangers.  He is good with cats and dogs, loves chew bones and will chase balls, Gus does well with a routine and would do best placed in a home with a canine companion.************************************************** Gus has come a long way....but still has miles to go. He loves, loves, loves playing with other dogs and I think that has really saved him. He is one of the first dogs to welcome new dogs and initiate play. He is good with dogs of all sizes....toy to giant. He willingly follows me around through the yards and is always very curious about what I'm up to. He comes within sight when I call him. He comes inside when called and seeks out his crate. With the every day routine he is great....outside of his 'normal' tasks or outside of his familiar play yard he is non-functional and very much a flight risk. He is excellent in his crate. Good with kitties. Still won't come up to me for any type of touching. He does like to come sniff me though if I am very still. He loves tennis balls and chew bones. When I do need to handle him....he will just freeze and tolerate it. And surprisingly he is good in the bathtub. ....again will freeze and tolerate it....but doesn't try to bolt or escape during his bath time. Tolerates nail trimming as well. This poor guy.....he will never be what we think of as 'Normal' but he is slowly finding out who he is and what he enjoys....it will be fascinating to see what a year will bring.... I think Gus and his mother, Livie (as they are very similar), both need to go to a home that wants a lifetime project, someone with an endless supply of patience and someone that doesn't really 'need' anything from their dog. He definitely needs to go to a home with another dog as he feels more safe when he has a buddy.....and they would need a super secure fenced yard. (12/16/14)**************************************************Gus – If you can imagine how a feral barn kitty behaves and flees from perceived danger…..that will pretty much give you an idea of Gus. He is basically feral. In the time that he has been with me he has become very good at everything that he can predict and what becomes a routine in his day to day activities. He knows how to get to the door to go outside, he goes to the proper gate to get in to his play yard area, he will come when called from his play yard to the door to come back inside, he will go find his crate and go in voluntarily. Just this past week or so he has been starting to want to approach me while other dogs are near me to get some good sniffs. I just ignore him and let him do his thing and I try not to put any social pressure on him whatsoever. His interactions with other dogs has progressed much more rapidly. He loves meeting new dogs and regularly initiates play with other dogs. He really enjoys chew time with hard bones, nylabones, etc… and he will chase after balls then will act silly playing with the ball by himself. He was actually quite good for his bath and nail trim…..frozen as you can imagine…but didn’t try to constantly flee like Livie does. When riding in the car he needs to be in a plastic crate…..in a wire crate he is frantic and tries to chew out of crate and screams like he is being killed….in the plastic crate he is calm and quiet and rides very well. At the dog school he is learning to follow pressure from the leash on his collar…..but in a new environment such as the vet…where he can see the great outdoors….he will frantically fight the leash and act completely feral….. I carry him whenever we leave his familiar and safe little world.  He will need a super secure, most likely a privacy fenced yard….he does know how to dig in corners of fences and I have had to block all my corners, even with having the turf down. He should NEVER be left outside unattended…he is a major flight risk and would be extremely difficult to catch. A new adopter would need to let him drag a line for several weeks until he could settle in to a new routine. The person that will best be suited for Gus and Livie for that matter…..is someone looking for a project…..to actually SAVE a dog. A person that has no expectations and is just patient and willing to let things progress at a slow speed. He has tried but just struggles with himself about if it is safe to approach humans. I think another dog in the home is a good idea because he does really enjoy playing with other doggies and he is fine with cats. (9/24/14) Gus is being fostered at Stephany's in Plymouth, Indiana. You can send her an email at stephodellfcr@hotmail.com if you have any specific questions about this shy little boy.  If you have any general questions about our adoption process, please go to the Adoption Info page on our website at www.comebyebcrescue.org. ***  The potential adoptor will get a refund on the Application Fee if it’s determined by the Foster Parent that it’s not a good match for the dog and the dog for them.***Visit this organization's web site to see any additional information available about this pet.April 9, 2024, 8:20 pm
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Olivia

Border Collie

Female, Senior
Plymouth, IN
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Not good with kids, Good with dogs, Good with cats, Needs special attention, House-trained, Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
You can fill out an adoption application online on our official website.Please contact stephodellfcr@hotmail.com for more information about this pet.REQUIRES A SECURE FENCE. EXPERIENCED HANDLER NEEDED.  Livie needs to be placed in a home without children.Livie is a 14 1/2 year old female Border Collie being fostered in Plymouth, Indiana.  Livie will need a family who will be patient with her.  Please contact stephodellfcr@hotmail.com if you have any questions about Livie.  You can complete an application to adopt Livie or any of the dogs on our website at www.comebyebcrescue.org.Livie – again a feral barn cat will give you an idea of her flight response. When she was with her puppies she was much easier to handle. Now that she wants nothing to do with her pups, she is back to avoiding being handled. She also is very good at her day to day routine….as long as she can predict what is needed from her she is very compliant. She goes in and out well on her own. Comes to the door when called to come inside…finds her crate and readily goes in without any help or encouragement. In the play yard she mostly just enjoys napping in the sun…..she doesn’t want to play with other dogs. She will typically watch me as I am moving around the yard and if the gates are open into the other play yards, she will readily follow me to see what I am doing in the other yards. She seems to like to be around me, she just doesn’t want me to approach her. There are times that I do approach her and need to approach her……and I basically have to catch her. Once caught she will tolerate handling. She is clearly afraid but will just freeze and go inside herself and cope with it….she has never tried to bite or get me out of her space by growling, showing of the teeth or anything like that….. she just is frozen stiff…..then once she feels she can escape, she will get away from me…..but again will turn around and watch me…if I call her to her crate or to the door she will still come back in to my space to comply.Livie and her son, Gus, are adaptable but they will likely never be dogs that will do well outside of what is familiar, predictable and safe. Taking them EVERYWHERE is not the life they will enjoy. Livie is more stressed for bathing and typically tries to escape during bathing time. She rides well in a plastic crate in a vehicle. She can also ride loose and does ok, but since she is such a flight risk, I have her ride crated. She loves the Nature’s Variety Raw medallions and actually gets a look of excitement in her eyes when I offer them to her….they are the only thing that she will currently take from my hand. She also enjoys bully sticks when she is outside of her crate…..she won’t chew them when in her crate. Again, she is a project dog and will need an adopter without expectations, just one that is calm, patient and understanding of the trauma that Livie has likely endured for her entire life. The psychological damage is always going to be there……she is adaptable and can learn a routine…but will never be great with the “unfamiliar” (9/24/14) ***  The potential adoptor will get a refund on the Application Fee if it’s determined by the Foster Parent that it’s not a good match for the dog and the dog for them.***Visit this organization's web site to see any additional information available about this pet.April 9, 2024, 8:20 pm

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Buddy

Australian Shepherd Border Collie

Male, 6 yrs
Elkhart, IN
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Good with dogs, Good with cats, House-trained, Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
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Buddy! 6 years. 38lbs. Australian shepherd/Border collie mix. Best guess.  Will be available for adoption after Monday.  Buddy has been great with dogs of all sizes. Even my sassy Pomeranian. He tries to initiate play with Charlie and enjoys his company.  He is mostly a coexister and seems cat friendly with his initial cat test.  Buddy has been house broken here on a regular potty schedule. We go out about every two hours. He is crating at night and during the day while I’m away at work and doesn’t mind. He’s quiet and a chill guy. He is slow to warm up but a super sweet and sensitive soul.   Buddy came to us already neutered. He’s been microchipped, vaccinated and heartworm and Lyme tested. He’s negative for everything including parasites.  His adoption fee is $175.Applications are on our website. Www.trackingintheshadows.com **We do not accept electric/underground fences. All dogs & cats in the home must be spayed/neutered & up to date on core vaccines & preventatives in order for your application to be approved.**   ##1999201##

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Plymouth, IN 46563

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