Special (aka Amara) ~ in foster - Border Collie / Mixed Dog For Adoption
Border Collie Mix Dog For Adoption in Lake Jackson, TX

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Date Listed: 07/16/2016
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Organization Name: SPCA of Brazoria County
Location: Lake Jackson, TX 77566


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Breed: Border Collie Mix
Gender: Female Female
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Special (aka Amara) ~ in foster

Age: Adult
Availability Date: 07/16/2016
Location: Lake Jackson, TX 77566
Tags: Border Collie Mix Dog For Adoption in Lake Jackson, TX
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Posted Breed: Border Collie / Mixed. Special likes toys and is very well-mannered. She is a little slow to warm up to people, especially to men/boys (her foster family is working with her on this), but she is very loyal. She would make a perfect companion for a single lady. She is great with other dogs and is doing well with house training in her foster home. She has been with the SPCA in the shelter/in foster since 6/20/2015.

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      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Adult
      Location: Lake Jackson, TX
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      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Adult
      Location: Lake Jackson, TX
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      Clyde

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      Breed: Labrador Retriever-Unknown Mix
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Adult
      Location: Lake Jackson, TX
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      Sex: Female Female
      Location: Lake Jackson, TX
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      Diamond

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      Breed: American Pit Bull Terrier-Unknown Mix
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Adult
      Location: Lake Jackson, TX
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