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Borador Dog For Adoption in Nicholasville, KY, USA

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Organization Name: Friends of Jessamine County Animals, Inc
Location: Nicholasville, KY
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Breed: Borador
Gender: Female Female
Nickname:

Katie

Age: Young
Color/Markings: Tan/Yellow/Fawn with White
Size at Maturity: Medium
Availability Date: 02/11/2017
Location: Nicholasville, KY 40356
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Borador Dog For Adoption in Nicholasville, KY, USA

Physical Attributes
Coat Length Short
Grooming Needs Low
Likes to Vocalize Some
Shedding Amount Moderate
Altered Yes
Behavioral Characteristics
OK with Dogs Yes
OK with Cats Yes
Energy Level High
Activity Level Highly Active
Exercise Needs High
Fence Required Any Type
Obedience Training Has Basic Training
Other
  • Yard Required
  • Leash Trained
  • Crate Trained
  • Housetrained
  • Good in a Car
  • Likes to Play with Toys
Personality
Personality Characteristics
  • Obedient
  • Playful
  • Affectionate
  • Eager to Please
  • Intelligent
  • Goofy
Additional Information
Was the Dog Found No
Other
  • Up-to-date on Vaccinations

Posted Breed: Border Collie / Labrador Retriever / Mixed (short coat). Katie is a 2- to 3-year-old dog who weighs about 50 lbs. We believe she is a "farm dog mix" with some Border Collie and some Labrador Retriever (among other things) in her pedigree. Katie is potty and crate trained. She is extremely intelligent and super athletic, so she needs mental and physical stimulation to stay happy. Katie is very eager-to-please and handler-focused, so she would be a good prospect for trick training or a dog sport like agility. She already knows several commands and loves learning new things. Katie loves playing with toys and other dogs of all sizes, but doesn't always know her own size/strength so she would be best with a similarly-sized dog. Unfortunately, Katie does have some fear issues with strangers, so she needs careful introductions to new people. Therefore, we think she would do best in an experienced home without small children. But once she gets to know you, she's all love and cuddles. Does Katie sound like a good fit for your home? Katie's adoption fee is $150. If you are interested in adding Katie to your family, please complete our online adoption application at www.friendsoftheanimalsjessamine.org and a representative will contact you. This application does not obligate you in any way; it's simply the first step in our adoption process that helps us ensure the best match for you and our beloved foster pets!

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      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Young
      Location: USA
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