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Border Collie-Husky Mix Dog For Adoption in Gilbertsville, PA, USA

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Organization Name: Mostly Muttz Rescue, Inc.
Location: Gilbertsville, PA
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Breed: Border Collie-Husky Mix
Gender: Female Female
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Betsi

Age: Adult
Color/Markings: Tricolor (Tan/Brown & Black & White)
Size at Maturity: Medium
Availability Date: 02/03/2017
Location: Gilbertsville, PA 19525
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Tags: Border Collie-Husky Mix Dog For Adoption in Gilbertsville, PA, USA

Border Collie-Husky Mix Dog For Adoption in Gilbertsville, PA, USA

Physical Attributes
Ear Type Erect
Tail Type Long
Coat Length Medium
Grooming Needs Moderate
Likes to Vocalize Some
Shedding Amount Moderate
Altered Yes
Behavioral Characteristics
OK with Kids Yes
OK with Dogs Yes
Energy Level Moderate
Activity Level Moderately Active
Exercise Needs Moderate
Fence Required 6 foot
Obedience Training Has Basic Training
Other
  • Yard Required
  • Leash Trained
  • Crate Trained
  • Housetrained
  • Tries to Escape
  • Likes to Play with Toys
Personality
Personality Characteristics
  • Playful
  • Timid
  • Skittish
  • Affectionate
  • Eager to Please
  • Intelligent
Additional Information
Was the Dog Found No
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Posted Breed: Husky / Border Collie / Mixed (medium coat). Meet Betsi. She is a 3-4 year old Husky/Border mix about 30lbs. She is a pretty shy girl, good with other dogs, cats unknown. Older kids would be better for her as she startles with fast movement. Betsi's favorite pass-time is exploring outside. This lovely adult girl has certainly not had the best life so far, but you can change that if you have a little patience; Betsi will be your best friend and enjoy the life she deserves. Betsi is a fun loving girl, she loves to run the yard, play with other dogs and sit right beside you. However, she is very shy at first and some noises, such as the trash truck are very scary for her, but given time she will blossom into the wonderful girl that is truly Miss Betsi. We have come a long way with Miss Betsi. She is still very shy with new things but she is so much better with being outdoors and all the different noises that come along while exploring the yard. She has even been on a few car rides, which is a huge step and has been able to attend her first event. Betsi still has a ways to go but progress has been made and we will keep helping Betsi to show her true sweet personality wherever she goes. Would you be able to love her enough for all of her good qualities and help her with her fears. The reward will be her unconditional love and ever lasting fun!!! Betsi is a fun loving, sweet girl who would love to have fun filled days with a family of her own. Yes, she is shy and nervous but with a little time and a lot of love, Betsi will show you how to have fun and enjoy everyday. She enjoys the outdoors so much now, and is reacting less and less to the trash trucks. So with time she is overcoming all of her fears and would continue to do so and show her family a good time. Could that family be yours? It is so hard to believe this special lady hasn't found her forever home yet. Betsi is on the smaller side, loves attention and is hoping her forever family finds her soon. Betsi has come such a long way in getting over her shyness and will make the right family a perfect addition. She's great with other dogs, and LOVES toys, and if they squeak don't worry because she will take care of that squeaker so it doesn't bother you anymore! Betsi would do best in a home without children as a lot of commotion will make her nervous, but she won't mind visitors as along as she has a safe place to retreat to while you enjoy your company. What ya waiting for? Make this lady a part of your family today!!~1/29/17

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