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Thomas
Thomas is a border collie/corgi mix.  He is about 8-9 years old.  He is a character but probably needs an experienced and firm home as he will push limits when permitted.
Wrigley
Wrigley is a neutered 12 year old​ Australian Shepherd with a tail.  He's had a tough past and will need a patient person who is willing to accept his quirks.  He can be very loving and is a handsome boy.  He does have high anxiety and a few behaviors such as pulling on a leash and not tolerating grooming well.

Opie
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
Princess is a 2-3 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.
Dora
From Dora's current home: We have had Dora for the last six 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
​Ranger is a 4 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
Luna is awesome. She's a 4 yr old, prior owners who got ahold of the shelter told them 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!
Mac
Mac is a 3 yr old male neutered Kelpie. Mac is an absolute sweetheart but is a bit of a special needs dog due to a rough background. Mac is a shy and nervous dog meeting new people and being put in new situations. Mac has learned a lot about trust while in foster care but he is still at times wary of people standing and moving around him, so a home with no children is a must. He needs another confident, well balanced dog around that can help him continue to learn to trust. Mac does love all dogs and especially puppies, but no cats or other small animals in the home. He is a typical Kelpie in the fact that he is very high energy and high prey drive. He needs 2-3 long walks a day to help drain his energy. Walks or hikes are where you actually see him become a dog once he becomes comfortable with the person and place, but he can be a bit of a flight risk whether its due to fear or prey. He is very comfortable on lead though. Mac will require a very patient home and a person who is ok with not have a cuddle buddy.
Taylar
Squirrel
Taylar is a 4 year old Australian Cattledog.  She is on the smaller side for her breed.  She loves people!!  Not so much a fan of other dogs, so would do best as an only dog that can have all the treats and petting for herself.  She likes hiking and snuggling!  She also shows great potential as a kayaking dog!

Squirrel is a 1-2 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 12 month 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.  
Indie is about 5 years old.  She LOVES going to work with her person and getting attention from clients at work.  She would probably make a good therapy dog.  DNA results suggest she is about 50% German Shepherd, with Husky, Aussie, Malamute, and Chow thrown in for good measure.  She is a sweet girl who is moderately active. She prefers her space with other dogs but can tolerate them with some management.  She has lived with a cat in the past but would need re-introduction to the idea of living with a cat.  She is great with kids and people of all ages.
Indiana
Rowdy
Rowdy Roo is a 20 week old St Bernard/Heeler/German Shepard mix puppy. He is going to be on the larger side for a dog. He is a sweet, gentle, sensitive puppy that loves people and other dogs. He tends to be more easy-going than a typical Heeler puppy, but that does not mean the Rowdy side doesn’t come out on occasion. He loves to play with toys and his favorite thing is curl up on the couch and nap. Rowdy does get nervous in new situations, but once he realize he is fine then he becomes his usual goofy, happy self. Rowdy is house trained, kennel trained, knows basic commands, and is learning to walk on lead. He will need a home that will continue to build up his confidence. If you’re looking for a sweetheart of a boy, that loves to curl up on the couch and goes for walks and hikes, then Rowdy is your boy. 
Pierce
Yellowstone Puppies
Daisy
Della
Gusty
Dot
Badger
From Chester's current family: Chester is an approximately 7 year old neutered border collie/heeler cross who unexpectedly came into our home this week. He appears to very smart and loves being with people. Chester is housetrained and crate trained. He seems to know a number of verbal commands, to include “sit, lay down, off, here, shake, and bring me the toy.” He loves to play fetch with frisbees and squeaky toys and seems to love cuddling (and especially belly rubs). He loves walks and does very well on or off-leash. Although he has only known us for a brief period of time, he responds to his name and listens well. He does very well with all other dogs (we have three herding mixes of both genders) but we were told by his previous owner he would do best in a home without cats. We have also been told that he loves children, although all of ours are grown so we haven’t had a chance to test that. Chester is vocal and will gently talk to you if he needs to go out or wants something. Chester does need to be on a grain free diet, as he is allergic to grains and gets swelling/hot spots. Prior to coming into our home, Chester spent most of his life with one person, who fell onto some hard circumstances. 
Chester
Brilliant, Benevolent, Beautiful, Bold BADGER

Badger is 2ish years old and is a stunning smooth coat neutered male Border Collie/Border Collie mix. Badger is athletic, alert, energetic, very playful, fun, hard working, loving and incredibly loyal. Badger loves action - and he loves down time cuddling with his people; he is 58 loving pounds of lap dog!! He is an amazing adventure buddy and enthusiastically and joyfully throws himself into any new adventure!! His is curious and bold and not afraid to try new things.

Badger craves learning and is FUN to teach. His intelligence makes him an outstanding student. He is calm enough to listen, and bold and driven enough to try just about anything. He does NOT have noise sensitivity; nor is he reactive. Thunderstorms, fireworks, big machinery, cars, bicycles, hikers, runners, horses, mountain bikes, etc. are not an issue. He calmly passes others on the trail, and in a thunderstorm or on a fireworks night he simply goes to sleep! True to his herding dog genes, Badger loves fetch and soccer. He has some skills; sit, down, shake, wait and he does not bolt through doors or gates. He is also house trained. Badger is NOT a barker! He is a very quiet, though boisterous dog :) 

Badger likes people and generally meets them with cautious reserve and enthusiasm. Badger does well with older children (6+ years) but may be a little too enthusiastic for toddlers. He is gentle, just enthusiastic! :) Badger coexists with 3 Border Collies (2 females & 1 male) in his foster home. Badger would love to play with a rowdy dog. The dogs in his foster home do not enjoy rowdy play so they ignore him; it kind of breaks his heart, but he leaves them alone and creates his own fun. He also lives with a very dog savvy cat. We suspect that if a cat ran, Badger would not be above a good game of chase. He does well around horses.

Badger spent four long months in an overcrowded, understaffed and very noisy municipal shelter. They were good to him and he was a staff favorite. He came out of the experience with his brain and his kindness intact (though he did need some serious decompression time!) The ability to maintain his brain, kindness and goodness in such a stressful environment says more about Badger than anything else could.

Badger is unbelievably loyal to those he gives his heart to, and he wants to give his heart completely and fully without fear of being alone again. He desperately wants someone to be with forever.  

Badger is incredible! He will need continued clear and firm boundaries, daily mental stimulation, daily physical exercise and lots of love to continue to find his best self. His has a medium-high energy level. Badger has an old injury on his left front leg that has left a ‘wonky' bump. He has not shown any lameness or unsoundness on the leg. We have had it x-rayed and the vet feels confident that there are no long term issues and no activity limitations. We will share the x-rays with an approved potential adopter.

Badger gives EVERYTHING he has and will make his family smile and laugh a LOT! His joy and enthusiasm are contagious!
Gusty, Dot, and Della are all 12 week old Australian Cattledog mix girls!  They are a delightful, active bunch who will do best in active, loving homes willing to exercise their minds and bodies.  Let the snuggling commence!
Daisy is a happy, puppy-like mixed breed girl.  She's just a couple years old and would love to have a family to adventure with!
Pierce is a sweet and relatively mellow Great Pyrenees/Australian Cattledog puppy.  He is very gentle and family oriented.  Because of his breed mix, we anticipate he will be larger than the average cattledog - maybe 50-80 lbs fully grown.