Our Adoptable Dogs
The Collie is a devoted family dog, especially with children. Although they require daily walks, they can also be couch potatoes. Despite the Rough Collie’s immense coat, they only need to be brushed about once a week, although the need for brushing may increase in shedding season. Collies are also a very clean breed and are noted for not having a doggie odor.
PinkySix year old rough coated collie, a bit fearful of loud voices and raised hands but warms up quickly to a gentle touch. She has hypothyroidism, seems to enjoy other dogs, and adores both men and women equally. Will only consider placement in an adult household because of her medical and diet concerns.
Shelties love their families, but may be reserved at first with strangers. As a herding dog, they can be inclined to bark at and herd people. Shelties thrive on the farm but adapt to many living situations if given proper exercise. The breed’s dense double coat requires regular maintenance.
Dumpling - Adoption Pending
Dumpling - Adoption PendingDumpling is a 7 YO female sheltie who loves both men and women. She's very petite so a household full of small children may be too much for her. Her favorite game is fetch, although you may be the one fetching more than she does. She still needs to loose a few pounds but she's well on her way to health and happiness.
Little Interlopers include dogs that’ve come into our system through various contacts, usually RMCSR volunteers. Although not full Collies or Shelties, they’re adorable and will be cared for until we find their forever home.
Gia - Adoption Pending
Gia - Adoption PendingGia is a young adult spayed female pooch with a good bit of intelligence and a sense of humor. Some tall man in her past was heavy-handed (or maybe abusive) with her and she carries that fear with her to this day. Because Gia is food-motivated, she trains easily and responds well to directions. Her leash manners are good and that will make for some fun outings. And be sure to bring a couple of tennis balls along. She loves to fetch!
Other Possible Adoptees
Although the collies and shelties displayed above are the only ones currently available for adoption, we also have a variety of others that aren’t quite ready for placement. These include special needs babies that take a bit more work to get them ready for forever homes, new arrivals that we just don’t have enough contact and history with to place, as well as the occasional interloper that lands in our laps for adoption and can’t be disguised as a collie or a sheltie.
Please use the links below to check out any other babies we are working with that may be a good fit for your home. We’re confident they have a home with someone who finds there way to these treasures…
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Are you looking for your forever dog? We have Collies and Shelties living with foster families right now waiting for their forever families to come for them.
It’s simple. Fosters save lives. In 2014 we saved 94 beautiful, at risk Collies and Shelties who are now cherished family members, thanks to fosters.
Volunteers are the heart of our organization and a key reason why we’re able to care for so many collies and shelties throughout the year.
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