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Thomas is a border collie/corgi mix.  He is about 9 years old.  He is a character but probably needs an experienced and firm home as he will push limits when permitted.
Opie is a very smart, higher energy Border/Aussie mix. He knows verbal and hand commands for come, sit, stay, heel, roll over, back up, bring me your ball “no, the other ball”, he learns commands often after just a couple instructions, and loves to fetch balls and frisbees. He will be your hiking buddy as he loves the trails and is particularly good off leash but will heel when told to. While very anxious to go on walks, he will chill out with you in the evening. He is neutered and up to date on vaccinations. Being a smart active dog, he does best with plenty of exercise and stimulation such as daily walks, instructions, ball chasing, and going for rides.  
Opie endured some rough times before he came into Herd and has made great progress, however, he still has some food aggression, and over- excitement issues to work out with his forever home. But on his walks, he enjoys meeting other people and friendly dogs. At this time, it is recommended that Opie not be in a home with young children. He has gotten used to our cats but is still a little wary of them when they get close. We think he would be best with an active family where he has a job to do and be in the company of his people. He has been diagnosed with Pannus requiring daily drops in his eyes which he takes very well.

Princess is a 3-4 year old Australian Shepherd/Pyrenees mix.  She has a gorgeous fluffy tail!  Princess may do best in a home with no other dogs as she has some food aggression, but with a little management could be in a home with other dogs as well.  She will need to continue her obedience training and manners in her new home.  She is nervous with new people, but very lovey when she warms up to someone.  This is a girl who wants very much to please and would like to melt your heart with her big puppy-dog eyes.  She likes hikes and lots of treats.
From Dora's current home: We have had Dora for the last eight years.  She was about 4 months old when she came to us. 
Dora has many very lovely qualities. She's very nurturing and always keeps an eye on her pack to make sure they are all cared for. She's been excellent with children (we have a two year old daughter), and she's very loving toward all her people. 
The issue we are having is that she started attacking our other female terrier/chihuahua mix shortly before our daughter was born. We have been keeping the dogs separated for the last 3 years. In that time, Dora has lived peacefully with as many as 4 male dogs, all of various breeds, sizes, and ages. While on walks around our neighborhood, Dora is not aggressive when encountering other dogs. In fact, she prefers to avoid other dogs that she meets when we're out and about. She is crate trained, does very well on a leash, and has had some basic obedience training. She has never been exposed to cats so we don't know how she would do with them. She is up to date on all shots, has no known health issues, and just had a dental at the end of February. We think she would do very well in a home as an only dog or with male dogs only. 
​Ranger is a 6 year old Border Collie/Great Pyrenees/Weimeraner/Saluki mix.  He is neutered and weighs about 75-80 lbs.  Ranger is a fairly calm dog who loves hanging out with his person and getting rubs.  He likes going on leashed hikes and soaking in the sun.  Ranger needs a  home with no children.  Due to socialization issues, Ranger needs a home without too much contact with strangers and proper management.
Luna is awesome. She's 6 yrs old, prior owners told the shelter she's a heeler/husky/aussie/pit mix. She is higher energy. Big fan of people and loves to cuddle. Will bring me her toys to throw all day. I think she'll be a good candidate for a trail running partner. She ran with my roommate today and did great! (Just 2 miles for a start). She does well with other dogs that she knows and lives with but is reactive when she sees unfamiliar dogs. Crates up super easily and loves to ride in the car. I think she's about 45 pounds.  Luna can be obsessive about lights.  Luna has been started in agility classes.

Update: Luna had some medical challenges with her tail which resulted in her needing to have her tail amputated.  She has adjusted well and you would never know she hadn't had her stump her entire life!
Squirrel is a 3 year old border collie.  He needs a little work on housetraining and socialization.  He would do best in a home that is very outdoorsy.  Squirrel needs a home with no cats.  Dogs are fine.

Ms. Peeps
Ms Peeps is a 2 year old mixed breed sweetie.  She likes attention and being told how pretty she is!  She is a bit shy with new people but steadily gaining confidence.  She likes most dogs.  
Rowdy Roo is a 15 month old St Bernard/Heeler/Lab/ Pitbull mix puppy with 14 other breeds mixed in. He is currently 65lbs of wiggle butt. He is a sweet, sensitive puppy that loves people and other dogs once introduced properly. Rowdy does get nervous in new situations and can react but can also be redirected. He's a lot of bluster. His one vice that does have to monitored closely is his possessiveness of high value food items, i.e. bones with other dogs. Rowdy is house trained, kennel trained, walks well on lead, and has been through basic obedience class already. He will need a home that will continue to build up his confidence and be patient with him. This boy has so much potential for someone willing to put the time and energy into him. He loves to go on walks, hikes, car rides, loves to curl up on the couch and cuddle, and his favorite thing is to woooo at you when he's happy or excited...it's the cutest darn thing. If you’re looking for a sweetheart of a boy, that does have his quirks, but are outweighed by the incredible amount love he has to give, Rowdy's your boy!
Timmy is a male miniature Aussie mix and weighs around 20 lbs and is 3 years old. He was found as a stray in a rural area. He spent weeks on his own. Luckily some good-hearted campers were finally able to capture him and take him to a shelter. He had a nasty gash on his leg. It has healed but left a bit of a scar. Timmy is a sweet soul but does have some trust issues. He loves attention and follows me everywhere. He will startle if I move too quickly. He loves other dogs, and would do best with other canine friends around. He lives peacefully in the house with 2 cats, though will chase our shop cat, if it runs. Timmy needs someone who is patient and willng to give him time to show his real personality. He loves car rides and hiking. He is house-trained and current on vaccinations. 
Manchada is a spayed female 8 month old Australian Cattledog mix!  She is fun, fun, fun!  She likes to be very active!  An agility or ball-playing or hiking home would be her first choice!  She also loves to snuggle in bed!  She is good with kids and other dogs.  Manchada is an excellent kayaking buddy as well!

From the current owner:  River is a 3 year old cattledog who had a challenging start but has grown so much since I found her at 3 months old. She is housebroken and can wait more than 12 hours reliably and has never chewed or damaged anything in the house. She loves snow, water, swimming, hiking, running, other dogs, toys, her people, diesel trucks, and fetch. Did I mention she loves water!?!
 She is a good security guard. She will follow and lead in the back country and never gives up on a long trail - you can’t loose her! She will run next to a bike and likes the dog park. 
River’s challenge is fear; she must be introduced to new people slowly. She has ‘stranger danger’ and will need special attention. Once a person is in her pack she lights up to see them. Most of the time it takes several visits for her to feel safe with someone new. She is afraid of children and of most strangers who try to touch her. If a new person ignores her and let’s her approach them, she warms up faster, and occasionally will let a new person pet her right away. 
I spend most of my time alone with her and she does very well like that. I moved from living on acreage, where she would spend all of her time outside playing, into a small place where she can hear people through the walls and it makes her bark. 
River and I have taken care of each other alone for years. I’m never afraid walking anywhere with her. She is calm in the house and does best when she has regular exercise. She is overly protective of the vehicle and needs work to calm down when strangers approach the car. She wants to go everywhere and do everything with her person. 
I live in a place that is attached to neighbors on both sides. I am working constantly and am unable to exercise her the way I have for years. I’m hoping to find her a new home and willing to make a slow transition.
Holy Cow Puppies!
Daisy (f)
Dixie (f)
Clarabelle (f)
The "cow" puppies are almost 6 month old Supermutts per their DNA test. They appear to be Catahoula mixes and that still may be the case.  However, according to Embark testing, they are German Shepherd, Border Collie, Pitty, Aussie, Heeler, Bulldog (hence the under bite on a couple), Chow, even Dachshund and many others. 

These puppies and fun, wicked smart, athletic, and VERY energetic. They are almost fully potty trained and kennel trained, they know sit and come. They are all very food motivated and train well. They will do well in active homes that will continue to train and work with them on good manners and harness their drive in a positive way.

Clarabelle is the epitome of dynamite comes in small packages. She is a fun, sweet, and feisty. She is the smallest in the group, but doesn't let that phase her at all. She never backs down and is usually the first to lead the charge into naughtiness. 

Daisy is sweet as the day is long and sassy to boot. She can be a little reserved in new situations but warms up quickly. She loves to cuddle with her person and wrestle with her siblings. She is very bright and eager to please.

Dixie is nothing but sass and determination. I call her my little bulldog as nothing stops this little girl. She is equal parts intensity and sweetness. She loves to be close to her person and is very treat motivated. She will do well with some one who can train consistently and wants a little shadow. ​

Bonita is a young (approx 2 year old) spayed female Australian Cattledog mix.  She is a shy girl who will do best in a somewhat quiet home.  While she is never aggressive, toddlers or young children who move fast are a bit too frightening, so she is looking for a home with older children or adults only.  She is opening up to her people though and showing interest in snuggling and going on hikes!  She currently resides with multiple other dogs and is good natured with them.  She also currently lives with multiple cats.

From Scout's current home:  Scout is 3 1/2 years old (born in December 2019). She is a merle Australian Shepherd and Corgi mix (what we were told). She weighs about 45 pounds and has one blue eye and one brown eye. Scout is a love bug and really enjoys being cuddled or just "sitting" with her person. She enjoys playing tug of war and treats. She can be active and does enjoy hiking, but if you let her, she would choose to sit inside and lounge around all day. She is house-broken and does enjoy dog toys. She has a special monkey that she likes to carry around. 

The reason we are looking to re-home Scout is that about a year ago (June 2022), her and our older Aussie got into a large, long, dog fight. Neither dog was seriously injured. We separated the dogs and sought professional dog training help. It was thought that due to their recent hair cut (they were both shaved), it appeared that our older dog was not responding to Scout's cues of dominance. During this dog consultation, we also discussed that Scout appears to be anxious/more reactive in general. She never appeared more reactive than our other dog previous to this. We worked with a trainer for a few months, but struggled to get ahold of her and get scheduled. The dogs had been separate for months at this point. I sought out our veterinarian to rule out medical concerns and possible partial blindness, or hearing loss. Both of these were ruled out and she is a healthy dog. At this time, we started her on 40 mg of Fluoxetine daily. We attempted to get back with the dog trainer, but could not afford the additional costs and the trainer did not agree with the medication. We started the medication and I tried to work with her on my own (no experience with teaching/training dogs). My husband re-introduced the dogs and they appeared to be responding okay with one another (they would lay outside each other's kennels as if they wanted to be back together). We had the dogs together but ONLY if myself or our kids were not outside. If someone went outside, one of the dogs was let into our laundry room. This was okay, up until they got into another fight. We went back to keeping them separate completely. We have had a few fights in the last few months (2 in the last 2 weeks), where one of our children forgot one of the dogs was out or vice versa and they would get into another fight. The stress of keeping the dogs separate (double checking dog doors, kennels, etc.) has taken a toll on our kids and us. We love Scout dearly, but it is evident that the two dogs can no longer be in the house together. We also have a cat that Scout has attempted to attack, so to make things more complicated. It is not fair to Scout to be in a home where she is "kept" apart because she does not get along with her animal siblings. Scout is great with children, although she prefers our older kids (9, 13 yo). She is good with our (4 and 2 yo), but does not seek out their "pets" and just "co-exists". She takes treats and commands well. In my opinion, Scout responds better to females. She has never shown ANY aggression to humans. She is nervous of strangers and will back up and bark when she meets someone new. She will warm up after a few minutes. 

Scout is up to date on all of her vaccines, and is spayed. 
Dublin is a beautiful and charming young red and white smoothcoat border collie mix. He is fairly petite, topping the scale at 30 pounds. Our best guess is that he is between two and four years old. He is incredibly fast, agile and athletic! Dubs loves with his whole heart and will give total devotion to his person/people. He is neutered and current on all core vaccinations. He has the cutest, biggest boomer ears that give him an elfish aura!

Dubs was a stray in a rural area of Utah enjoying life as a free spirit when he was busted for living the nomadic life. He spent the next six months in a shelter. His past is a complete mystery but it doesn’t appear that he has had a lot of experience in dealing with the complexities of life. Perhaps he was a herding dog and wandered down from the hills or perhaps he was a lonely dog who spent most of his life in a backyard...who knows?? Whatever his past, his future is bright!

If you like the quiet, sensitive, athletic, introspective type who sits back and observes what is going on around them and offers an occasional hysterical, witty or wise comment, Dublin might be the best friend you are looking for! Dublin loves his person and bonds tightly and quickly with anyone who treats him kindly and respectfully. He is a bit shy and unsure in new situations, but as his confidence increases so does his desire to engage in those situations. Dublin probably will never be the life of the party - his dignity will not allow him to throw himself into crazy situations or behaviors :) His sensitive side does not allow for harshness. Anger, loud voices and harsh and/or unfair correction exacerbate any negative situation he thinks he is in.

Dublin has been a bit insecure with unknown dogs and has at times been dog selective. As he continues to gain confidence, he is overcoming his fear of dogs and beginning to enjoy their company. Helping Dubs gain confidence is the key in helping him overcome his uncertainty with new dogs and new situations. He is playful and fun, yet respectful with dogs he feels comfortable with. His favorite dog friend is a 3 year old confident female border collie/ kelpie. They love to play and it is quite a riot to watch! It is like watching two whirling dervishes run and cavort! However, when Dublin is done playing he is very content to slow down and chill. His energy level is moderate, he is not crazy but is up for any adventure that comes his way. He loves long hikes!

Buk Turner
From Buk's current home: I am a busy person living in a 1 bedroom apartment!! He spends too much time in his kennel! I’ve got a 3 year old Border Collie, Blue heeler mix! Suspicion of a little kelpie in there as well! I want him to go to a loving family and/or become a working dog!! I want him to be able to run around and play, have attention and love and I know he would do great working!! He listens very well, he’s a quick learner and a hard worker when he needs to be and snuggle/laid back, hanging out companion other times!! He’s pretty quick and LOVES playing fetch! He is a big lover to people, kids and other animals! He is not a big fan of traveling, he gets nervous in the car! Hasn’t had much experience in the back of a truck but stayed well for short distances!

Gypsy is a female border collie mix.  She is a nice girl with a reasonably calm demeanor.  She walks well on leash and apprears to be mostly housetrained.

Cute Poca is about 25 lbs.  She is Australian Cattledog, Chihuahua, Aussie, and several other things -- but mostly cute!She is about 10 months old and enjoys hiking and kayaking!