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Henry is a great dog about 2 years old.  He is looking for a home that is willing to keep his active Border Collie brain busy.  He would also like you to know that he can be a bit of fence jumper, but is eager for the right person to work with him on this.  He is very smart and knows several commands already.  Henry is neutered and current on vaccinations.
Bella is a sweet 2 year old Australian Cattle Dog. Her heart is as big as her ears. She is approx.. 19” tall, and about 34 lbs. She gets along with all dogs and likes to play. She loves to cuddle on the couch. (If you prefer her not be on a couch, all you have to do is tell her and she will get off. She is a great listener.) She is fully potty trained, crate trained and has all her basic manners. I am going to work with her on some basic tricks too! She is smart, that is for sure!!! She has a VERY good recall and will come as soon as she is called. She is nice and calm inside the house. She is fully up to date on all shots, and healthy. She likes to carry around toys and she is ball driven. Flyball or disc anyone???? Bella has no issues, she just makes some grumbly growly noises….but this is how she talks. She is a vocal girl! No harm meant. J I am not sure how she is with cats, but she has walked by them, didn’t go up to them, but is definitely intrigued; I have a feeling she might chase them. (Don’t most cattle dogs??? J) Will you give Bella the loving life she deserves???
Sassy is a 3 year old Australian Shepherd/Border Collie mix.  Sassy is current on vaccinations and spayed. Sassy is a smaller girl, maybe 40 lbs.  She is active and would do best with a job to keep her busy.  She is not a good fit for children or cats.  Sassy would probably be best as an only dog or with a male dog for company.  She is very loving to her person.  She can be good with other people but needs to be introduced properly or she can be inclined to sneakily nip at strangers.  She would be good running partner.  Sassy has been waiting a while for just the right home, are you it?
Watch out, this "bandit" will steal your heart.  Bandit is a 10-12 year old Border Collie.  She was found as a stray and never claimed.  How sad is that?  This sweet old gal gets around well, but is a bit on the hard of hearing side.  She would love a retirement yard to call her own.  Wont you open your heart to her?  She is good with dogs and cats and should be fine with gentle kids.
Donovan is a 3 year old red/white Australian Shepherd. This sweet boy didn't have a lot of contact with people prior to coming into rescue so he is a bit shy. However, once he learns to trust a person, Donovan turns into a funny, goofy, loving boy. When Donovan is happy, he just can't stay still. First his butt starts to wiggle, then before you know it - his whole body is wiggling in joy and then he'll start bouncing up and down on his front feet! In addition to petting from his trusted people, Donovan loves treats, runs in an open field, and crazy romps with his canine siblings. He loves to chase a ball, though hasn't quite gotten the hang of bringing it back. Often times he'll jump up as the ball comes down or try to get the ball in other goofy uncoordinated ways that are fun to watch. Donovan prefers a routine schedule and will make sure you keep to it. It does take him some time to adjust to new things and situations, but once he learns his favorite things are involved in the new, he's all happy again. Donovan loves playing with other dogs and seems to do fine with a cat. He has no aggressive tendencies whatsoever. He does require a fenced yard and we feel he would do best with another dog in the home. Donovan is neutered and current on vaccinations. Do you have a place in your heart for this special guy? Guarantee his wiggly goofy happy self will keep a smile on your face.  
Yukon is a 4 year old Australian Shepherd/Australian Cattledog mix.  So far Yukon has turned out to be a big loving Teddy bear. I can't find much to complain about him. He chases the cats but is not aggressive.  The old story, they run he chases. He is already getting along with my female Cocker Spaniel (she puts him into place if he gets too "close" and my male Chihuahua. He doesn't want to be the Alpha male. He is clearly afraid of my husband but already it is better than yesterday. He barks if someone approaches the house. He loves to be combed and it will be a daily routine.  He flinches when I throw a ball or if he is touched too sudden!. He will regain trust in short time I believe. He has not attempted to jump fences. He is definitely smart and walks on a leash. Even if he pulls hard at the beginning of a walk, he settles in. He says hi (paw)! He just needs a lot of loving touch and he will be such a winner!! He really is a very beautiful dog!!

Mickey is 4 year old Australian Shepherd mix, possibly with Great Pyrenees.  He has beautiful sable coloring and is a sweet soul.  He has a larger size frame and should weigh about 60-65 lbs.  Great with other dogs.  Chases cats.  Very sweet and affectionate but does not like to be roughly handled.  Housetrained.  Neutered and current on vaccinations.  
Ranier is a 3 year old Australian Shepherd.  He hears and sees fine.  He is a larger frame aussie, maybe 50 lbs or just under.  He is active and attentive.  Ranier would do best with an aussie experienced handler.  He is good with most people if introduced correctly, but can get defensive if approached aggressively or abruptly.  He is good with dogs and will be okay with cats that don't run.  Ranier is neutered and current on vaccinations.
Cookie is a 7 year old Border Collie/Labrador Retriever mix.  She is good with kids and cats and fine with dogs that respect her space.  She loves water, toys, and cuddling!  She is an active girl who enjoys hiking and playing in the hose.  She is wild about her ball and loves to play fetch.  Cookie is spayed and current on vaccinations.
Sebastien is a 4 year old Australian Shepherd mix with a tail.  He is housetrained and likes to play with balls and other toys.  Sebastien is a good hiking buddy and while not over the top around the house, can keep up with you for a nice long hike.  He would like to chase horses and cats so would do best without that option.  Sebastien is neutered and current on vaccinations.  Sebastien loves his people but can be pretty protective around strangers so needs a home that understands reactivity and is willing to continue to work with him to manage those behaviors.
 Missy continues to be a happy if somewhat anxious girl. She is fast fast fast and agile. she can retrieve a ball if she has another dog doing same. Recall is okay but not yet 100 percent. She can sit and lie down does okay with wait. Stay is barely in her vocabulary. She is smart and learns quickly. She does well with most other dogs- little grouchy feisty dogs make her nippy.  Missy is very mouthy and may bite at clothing or air nip hands (NO CHILDREN). She need to be carefully watched with new people- the more she likes them the more likely she is to be inappropriate. She settles eventually but is slow to trust.  She is motion sensitive.  She does very poorly with staying down for greetings and wants to perch up on your lap, or on her back legs.  She is generally good at amusing herself, playing by herself or catching flies and moths. It is beautiful to see her run! She hops and leaps she runs and plays! She is a fun girl.  She is not reliable around cats, she will be good one minute and chase the next. She is okay on tie down and kennels reluctantly but settles fine. She walks fairly well on leash but may lunge or try to get you to play leash tug of war (I don't play that game, I ignore until she stops). She wants to be a good girl mostly but does have an impish side. That is both endearing and a bit tedious. She makes dog friends quickly and avoids kids. Overall she is a good dog for an experienced handler who wants a young dog with a bit of an overly mouthy way of communicating. She likes to please and cuddles nicely.
Rook is a fun loving and active dog. He will be a year old on August 1st. His mother is a purebred Border Collie and it is presumed that his father is a Yellow Lab, although he could have some husky. Rook loves to chew on a good bone or go for a jog. He loves to swim and is an amazing companion. Rook knows how to sit, lay, stay, will wait to eat, and is completely kennel trained as well as potty trained. Rook needs a home with a strong/comfortable owner. He does not do well with other dogs and needs to be in a one dog only family. He is incredibly loving and will always stay by your side proud to be your dog.  Rook is neutered and current on vaccinations.
Tilly is a 1 year old Smoothcoat Border Collie mix.  Tilly has made great progress. She was somewhat shy and reserved upon arrival at her foster home but no more. After a short adjustment period, Tilly is outgoing, friendly, and loves to be around her people. This petite girl at 30 pounds is a smooth-coat border collie mix, born ~November 2012, who loves to play fetch and is great at returning the Frisbee or ball.  Tilly is house and crate trained and is learning some of the basics. Tilly does great around other resident dogs. Tilly is a moderate to active girl with a great off switch. She will do best in a home that will continue with her socialization, basic obedience, along with both physical and mental stimulation. She is slowly being introduced to the resident, dog-savvy cats to evaluate if she can peacefully co-exist with cats. She may be a little too interested in cats to live safely with them unless they were super dog savvy and the humans were very vigilant and proactive in teaching her not to bother them – the same is probably true for other small creatures. Until further evaluation can be made, a cat-free home is best.  Tilly is spayed, microchipped, heartworm negative, and current on vaccinations.
Bailey the Black Lab
Bailey turned 2 in January. She is good with cats. She is a lab mix. She is protective when it comes to new people, but is very friendly after she sees that the new person was accepted by us. My daughter plays with bailey and bailey plays back, bailey loves to play with children, but should go to a home without small children as she likes to nip at heels when there is a high level of activity. Another downfall for bailey would be how she barks/bites at tires. Bailey loves the water, car rides, walks, playing ball and any family activity. Bailey is spayed, house trained and current on vaccinations.
Wrigley is a 4 year old neutered Australian Shepherd with a tail.  Wrigley's disposition is sort of "grumpy old man" mixed with "silly puppy."  He likes going for walks and hanging out, but likes to do things in his own way and at his own pace.  Wrigley would do best in a home with no cats and no children.  Doesn't he look better all cleaned up and groomed?
Sadie is a Golden Retriever/Border Collie mix.  She takes more after the golden side and is a mellow, cuddly companion.  Approximate age is 1.5 years old weighing about 55 pounds. She does very well on a leash and loves walks. She plays daily with many other dogs in my apartment complex’s dog park and so far has gotten along with all the varying breeds there (from a pit-bull mix to dachshunds). She was very timid at first, but has warmed up and has gained a lot of confidence over the last 3 months, but remains timid around some men. Sadie hasn’t been in contact with cats or many kids while I’ve had her, but she’s such a gentle spirit, that I don’t think she’d have any issues with either. When I first brought her home, she was naughty and chewed the corners of some of my baseboards, but hasn’t kept that behavior up. Other than that, she hasn’t exhibited destructive behavior. She does love attention and to be petted. She’s loves being brushed. She loves to snuggle and sleep on my bed with me. She is crate trained, knows the word kennel and goes into her kennel daily (willingly) during the day while I’m at work. I always put a chew toy of some sort in there for her. I think Sadie will do very well in a variety of homes, but does need someone who understands her fear of men and is willing to be patient and work with her on that.
Nell is a 1-2 year old red/white border collie.  She is a sweet, loving girl.  She would probably do best with a quiet home as she is easily stimulated.  She is about 38 lbs, so fairly small.  She is good with dogs but would probably chase cats.  She is neutered and current on vaccinations.
Smart, active, fun, who could ask for more?  Rambler is neutered and current on vaccinations.  Rambler is a nearly 1 yr. old beautiful male Australian Cattle Dog (Blue Heeler). May be a mix as he is on the large side for a heeler, about 19 inches at the shoulder. Personality wise, he is a heeler. He is energetic, loving, faithful, loyal and fun. He is house broke (did not even do a territorial mark when he arrived!), knows sit and down and is now crate trained and stays off the furniture. He has been respectful of the home and shoes, no chewing issues (raw hides are always available to him). We are working on other commands. He is also learning Frisbee and loves it! He does very well off leash and does not seem to have any interest in chasing cars. Rambler gets along well with other dogs, is happy to take his place in the pack. He is good with my grand children they are ages 8 and up. He does not have the classic sharp pitch of a heeler's bark, he has a very low voice, and does not over use it. He would make a wonderful pet for an active family. And did I mention that he's beautiful??!!
Ethel is a 3 year old Australian Cattledog.  She comes from a background of being feral so is very special needs and will need a patient person to work with her to build her trust.  She is good with other dogs.  Ethel does require a fenced yard.  She would prefer a home that is quiet and no small children.  Ethel is current on vaccinations and is spayed.
Rose is a 1 year old spayed female Border Collie mix.  She is fairly small, about 40 lbs.  She is very loving and affectionate to her person.  She is housetrained.  Rose will do best with an experienced handler as she is somewhat reactive to strangers and tends to bark at them.  She is also possessive of her person around other dogs.  But she is a fun companion and snuggle buddy.
Razzle is a gorgeous, sweet 5 year old Border Collie.  He is a loving dog that is generally good with other dogs and does okay with cats.  He is good with older children.  Razzle has separation anxiety and would do best in a home where people are home a lot or where he can go with them.  Razzle is neutered and current on vaccinations.
Prancer is about a year and a half years old, stands 21" at the shoulders and weighs 38 lbs. My daughter calls him Prancer because of the way he throws his front feet in the air when he walks, like he's prancing. He's very sweet, loves people, kids and dogs. He loves loves to play and wrestle with other dogs. He's okay with cats. Prancer walks great on a leash and is potty trained. He's really a great cuddler. 
Gus is a sweet, gentle Aussie, who I think is maybe 4-5 years old. He has good manners, he does sit, shake, down, and go to bed. Gus also has a very gentle mouth and is very careful when taking treats out of my hand and show no signs of food aggression. He is good with other dogs, no aggression whatsoever and not much of a barker. When he first came, it seemed that he didn't know how to play with either dog or human, but has started to catch on. Gus does have some fear issues. I'm guessing he was abused, because if people move too fast or catches him off guard he gets very scared and will do submissive peeing sometimes and run to a place he feels safe. He has a hard time trusting that someone is not going to hurt him and it can take a while for him to warm up. He does better when he is outdoors, that where his personality comes out, but he gets nervous indoors. You just have to move slow and be very patient with this boy. His confidence level is getting better every day! This guy is such a gentle soul that just wants to loved! 
Snowball is an 11 years young spayed Border Collie - She is house trained and loves to play with her squeaky tennis ball - she would love to have a family that would play ball - let her chase water out of the hose (one of her very FAVORITE games) and take her for walks.
Bruiser is about a one year old heeler male. He is a very sweet and loving dog, but he does have a lot of worry to him. We aren't sure what happened to him, but he does get scared of new people. However, he is about as loyal a heeler as you will find once he bonds to you. He is a one person dog at it's best! He is extremely smart and really fun to be around. He loves to cuddle (once he knows you) and when he gets excited he really smiles! He needs someone who is willing to work with him during the transition period to bond with him, and then help him continue to get more confident with strangers. He probably wouldn't do well in a really busy home, and would love to be with his person as much as possible. He rides well in the car and loves to go to town! He also enjoys a ranch setting, but is not an exceptionally high energy dog, but pretty average cattle dog so will go as long as you want him to. He is worried about all new people, but does seen to warm up to women a little faster than men. Bruiser is house broken and does well with all other dogs. Hasn't been tested around cats, chickens, or kids.
​UPDATE: 3/23- Bruiser is doing a lot better with strangers, but is still nervous.  Once he knows you, though, he's your friend for life.  He is extremely food motivated (EXTREMELY!) and that is the fastest way to his heart.  He works very well off leash and is very attentive and listens well, and has improved tremendously with his basic commands.  Much of his anxiety was about the leash and collar, and he is improving a lot.  He is walking better on a leash and his greatest fear still stems around being grabbed, particularly at his collar.  He's improving all the time, and is a really lovely example of a male ACD.  
 Jack is a 9 month old heeler cross. He is full of life and energy! He has a smile on his face at all times, and absolutely loves people. The shelter he came from said he has successfully been around kids and cats, and he really is a gentle soul...except for his taste for chickens!  So, no free ranging chickens at his new home, please. Despite his best efforts, he is a bit of a bull in a china shop, with long legs and body that he can’t quite control yet. We expect him to grow into himself that way! You can flip him over, grab his legs or tail, and poke at him without him getting upset, in fact, he’s just happy for the attention! So far he isn’t nippy like many heeler crosses. He is a good guard dog with a big bark, though he only uses it when someone new is coming home. He would bond strongly to a family and has a ton of love to give. He needs a lot of exercise, and if you left him unattended he would definitely chew or dig. But he is very easy to manage with a crate at night and training and exercise. He really likes to please and learns patterns quickly. He would do best with someone that would let him run all out daily, and continue his obedience training (or agility, or anything that stimulates both his mind and body). It is not hard to ask Jack to sit next to you for long periods of time, he loves to be with you, but he needs to know that your guidance and leadership is important. Once he does, he is happy to stay at your feet quietly for as long as you like. Jack is very sensitive to human emotion, and particularly to any human stress or aggression.  He would do best with someone willing to focus on positive behavior work, but still have clear boundaries.  He would also not be appropriate for someone who expects him to entertain himself out of a crate for long periods of time, as like most young boys, he would get into trouble, but he does do fine overnight outside of a crate as long as he had enough to do during the day. He also needs more than one or two walks a day. He needs time to stretch his legs and run and play, and would prefer a home with a little space, and probably not in town unless he had a dog sibling to play with and very active owners to make sure he was still entertained despite the lack of open space. He loves to play with other dogs, but will respect a dog that puts him in his place and says no. He just comes on strong as he has a lot of personality!  He would do best in a home with another dog with a high play drive, as he really enjoys canine companionship.  There is not one stoic bone in his body and you always know what Jack is thinking…and usually that is when do we get to play next!   
Molly is a 5 year old Spaniel/Herding Mix.  She is a sweet, loving girl who would be a great therapy dog.  She is great with kids.  Easy going and mellow.  She does very well going to work on a daily basis.  She does have a little separation anxiety and would do best if crated when left.  Molly is spayed and current on vaccinations.
Curley is a 5 year old red/white Australian Shepherd.  He is good with dogs, cats, and kids.  He is a bit overweight right now but should be about 45 lbs when he catches up with his New Year's resolutions.  
Raj is a gorgeous 3 year old.  The shelter was told he was an Australian shepherd, but we believe he is either an English Shepherd or an Aussie/Collie mix.  Raj does have a naturally docked tail.  In either case, he is a great dog.  He is housetrained.  Small children may make him nervous, but a home with older kids or adults would be lovely.  He gets along with other dogs as long as they are not too in his face.  He is a little reserved at first with strangers, but overall friendly with people.  He has lived with cats in the past and may chase on occasion for fun, but doesn't hurt them.  He will play with toys some but not a die-hard fetcher.  Just a nice well-rounded dog.
Dodge is about a year old and weighed 28 lbs. when we got him but he's up to 38 lbs now! He's got a lot of energy and we're working on learning manners. He knows sit, down, off and we're working on stay (very hard for him). He's mostly potty trained. He likes people, dogs and cats and really loves kids. He likes to play with squeaky tennis balls and stuffed animals. Everyone that meets him really likes him because he's so sweet. He likes to bark so he needs someone who is willing to do some training. He's very food motivated so it shouldn't be too hard.
​Zoey is a pretty 9 month old spayed female border collie.  She likes to play and is high energy.  She has a few vision deficits and some neurological issues which you will notice give her an odd gait.  But don't make the mistake of thinking those will slow her down- all she knows is that she is a border collie and there are things to do and fun to have.  She likes to play with other dogs and does well at the dog park.  Zoey is working on basic commands like come and sit and will need to continue with her training in her new home.  She is crate trained and likes to play in the back yard.  She loves to be gently hugged and will sit and get petted for as long as you are willing.  Zoey needs a home that can work with a high energy special needs puppy and if you are that home she will reward you with lots of love and devotion.
Artie is a 1 year old happy, fun black and white aussie.  He is good with people, dogs and cats.  He might be happiest in a home with another playful canine.  What  a great little guy!
Claire- Adoption Pending
Claire is a 1 year old Border Collie mix.  She is petite, only 29 lbs.  She is friendly and active and full of joy.

What a doll.  Jenny finds herself in the unfortunate situation of being a teen mom.  She wants you to know that she is a reformed girl though and wont be getting in that situation any more.  This girl is a sweetie with a lot of love to give.  Considering that she was found wandering at a rural stockyards with her tail recently and crudely cut off (why remains unknown), it is really amazing what a great dog this is.  Perhaps she knows how lucky she is to be in rescue and have humans care about her?  Wont you give this great girl a forever home?
Bailey the Aussie
Bailey is a 4 year old Australian Shepherd.  She lost her home when the family moved off the ranch and into town.  She didn't see the point in staying in the yard when there were so many fun things to do and places to explore.  We are told Bailey is good with dogs, cats, and kids.  She also LOVES to fetch and is exceedingly athletic.  Great agility prospect, running partner, or family dog.
Ben is a 6 year old Australian Cattledog/Australian Shepherd mix.  He is looking for a new home because his owner travels and is not able to spend the time with him that he needs.  He has a naturally docked tail and stunning blue eyes.
Moe is a 5 year old miniature Australian Shepherd.  He is a timid boy that could use some confidence building.  He would do well in a quiet home where he can go for walks or short hikes and hang out with his person.  He is fine with cats and dogs.  He has been around children but we feel he would feel most secure in a home without small children.  Moe is neutered and current on vaccinations. 
She is a beautiful 3 1/2 year old purebred Border Collie. She has spent her whole life chained up in a small pen, having litter after litter of puppies. Socks is very smart, active, loving, and obedient. She is crate-trained and still working on being house-trained. She can easily escape over a 6 foot fence, so Socks will need a home with a security fence or a home where her person is home a lot and can supervise her outside. Socks would do well in a working home (goats) or better yet a performance home like herding trials, agility, etc. Socks is still learning about playing with toys and other dogs. She does fine with dogs her own size or larger, but wants to herd smaller ones. Socks will be cat-tested to see how she does with kitties. She loves kids, adults, and is especially fond of men.
Chief is a 4 year old neutered male.  He is a very typical Australian Shepherd, both in looks and personality. He is absolutely beautiful! He is very loyal and biddable, and bonds to a person extremely quickly. He is a lovable dog who loves to be pet and cuddled, and always wants attention. He knows all of his basic commands and listens best to the person that he is bonded to. Once bonded, he will protect that person, and will bark at other people if not told otherwise. If you tell him to stop, he will. He seems to adjust more quickly to women than to men, but would bond to either given the opportunity. He is house broken and does not need to be crated at night. He has not been tested around cats, chickens or children, but he does well with horses, though he does have drive so needs to be told that he is not to work the horses. He will respect this boundary nicely. Chief is not an energizer bunny dog, but does have a lot of energy in him as is breed appropriate, and particularly will require attention or mental stimulus to stay happy. He is over his puppy stuff, though, and it is simply that he is a busy, intelligent dog that he requires this stimulus. He would do fine in a home in the country or in town, but probably needs someone who has had experience with Australian Shepherds and understands their herding and protective instincts.
Blu is a 7 year old Australian Shepherd.  He is looking for a new home because his family had a baby and found out Blue prefers a home without small children.  Blu likes other dogs and cats. He's never been aggressive with older kids. He's very loving. He's very cuddly. He likes to be active and go outside but he can also stay in the house. He's up to date on all shots and he's neutered. He's house trained.  Blu is afraid of loud noises specifically thunder. If you're with him he's okay. But if he's alone he can get destructive and scratch at the door. He's also been known to rip the curtain down when it thunders.   He would be a great dog for somebody that works from home or is retired or for somebody who can take him to work. He can take medication that makes him less nervous when it thunders and then he just sleeps and isn't destructive.

Shadow is a little over a year old.  You can tell he is super smart.  He is excited to be in rescue where he can find a home that will take the time to teach him all the great things that border collie types can do.  He already knows a few things like sit and down, but would love to do agility or nosework or some other activity for smart dogs.  Shadow is neutered.
Bree is a super cute 20 lb blue merle sheltie.  She likes people and loves to be held.  She would do best being an only dog or at least with no other female dogs in the home.  She is 6 years old, so at the prime of her life.  What a sweet, pretty girl!  Bree is spayed and current on vaccinations.
Manny is a really nice dog.  He showed up on a family ranch and no one came to claim him.  Manny may be a Catahoula mix.  He appears to be house trained and has great manners.  He is middle-aged, maybe 4 or 5 years.  Manny is missing one hind leg but gets around just fine.