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Collie Dog For Adoption in Stafford, TX, USA

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Organization Name: Houston Collie Rescue
Location: Stafford, TX 77497
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Breed: Collie
Gender: Female Female
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Availability Date: 12/26/2015
Location: Stafford, TX 77497
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Posted Breed: Collie. Hit F5 to refresh screen for current info. Houston Collie Rescue is in need of foster homes. We provide the medical and monthly Heartworm preventative for our dogs. You provide the love, socialization and food. Won't you consider opening your heart and home. It is very rewarding.Please visit our website, www.houstoncollierescue.orgto complete a Foster Application. Follow us on facebook https://www.facebook.com/HoustonCollie Please visit www.houstoncollierescue.org to submit an adoption or foster application.

Collie

A.K.A. : Scottish Collie
Overview: Collies are very intelligent and make excellent watch dogs. They like to work and take readily to any training program. A brave and faithful companion, this dog can adjust to living in the country or the city.
Breed Group: Herding
Weight (lbs): male: 60-75, female 50-65
Height (in): male: 24-26, female 22-24
Colors: Sable and white; tricolor, blue merle; white (predominantly white, preferably with markings).
Coat: Coat can be either rough or smooth. Both variety with a soft, abundant undercoat. Smooth variety is short, hard and flat; Rough variety is straight, harsh, abundant and long, particularly on the mane and ruff.
Character: Collies are mild-mannered and gentle. Eager to work, these dogs are often a little stubborn.
Temperament: This breed is good with children and gets along well with other household pets ' assuming proper socialization has occurred.
Care: The Collie requires different grooming depending on the variety. The smooth coated variety needs only periodic brushing, but the rough variety needs a brush or comb every other day.
Training: This breed needs positive reinforcement and lots of praise during training. They are smart and eager to please, responding well to the trainer's voice.
Activity: The Collie needs to have a long walk or jog on leash every day - or given the opportunity to run around in a yard.
Country of Origin: Scotland
Health Issue: This breed is generally healthy, but some are prone to progressive retinal atrophy, eye defects, and hip problems.
Life Expectancy: 8-12

More About Collie Breed
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    • Australian Shepherd-Collie Mix Dog For Adoption in Stafford, TX, USA

      Odie

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      Breed: Australian Shepherd-Collie Mix
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Young
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Collie / Australian Shepherd / Mixed (medium coat). Hit F5 to refresh screen for current info. Just rescued! Young collie/australian shepherd mix boy without a tail. We pulled him from a local shelter. Very young 1-1.5 years old.. We'll get to know him and find a nice family all his own. More details to come as we evaluate him in foster care Follow us on facebook https://www.facebook.com/HoustonCollie Please visit www.houstoncollierescue.org to submit an adoption or foster application.
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    • Collie-German Shepherd Dog Mix Dog For Adoption in Stafford, TX, USA

      Sally

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      Breed: Collie-German Shepherd Dog Mix
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Young
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Collie / German Shepherd Dog / Mixed (medium coat). Hit F5 to refresh screen for current info. Sally is a small collie mix girl looking for her forever family. She is 2 yr old, healthy, and house trained. Sally loves to play with dogs but would be fine as an only dog so long as her owner is not gone long hours. She loves to go on walks and does well on leash. No cats for this girl. Follow us on facebook https://www.facebook.com/HoustonCollie Please visit www.houstoncollierescue.org to submit an adoption or foster application.
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    • Collie Dog For Adoption in Stafford, TX, USA

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      Breed: Collie
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Adult
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Collie (medium coat). Hit F5 to refresh screen for current info. My name is Anan. I'm 5 or 6 years old and I'm kind of small, I only weigh 50 pounds. The vet says that's a good weight for me. I get along great with cats. I'm always interested in getting food since I’m used to it being very scarce. Sometimes I get scolded for something called "counter surfing", I just call it looking for food. I love treats! I learned that sit means put your butt on the ground and if you do it, you get yummy treats or some loving. I like the loving, but I like the treats better! When I get scared or nervous (like with loud sounds), walking around in circles helps me calm down. I don't do that much anymore because I'm feeling more secure and confident every day. And I do like to love on you a lot, so maybe you should have older kids, I might scare toddlers. But if you sit down, I will crawl up in your lap for loving and kissing. I'm neutered (ouch!) and up to date on all my shots. I'm looking for a forever home where I can stay and gets lots of love and never be afraid again. Follow us on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/HoustonCollie Follow us on facebook https://www.facebook.com/HoustonCollie Please visit www.houstoncollierescue.org to submit an adoption or foster application.
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    • Collie Dog For Adoption in Stafford, TX, USA

      Sport

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      Breed: Collie
      Sex: Male Male
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Collie (long coat). Hit F5 to refresh screen for current info. Big handsome Sport is looking for his forever family. Sport is a typical collie, wonderful in every way. He is good with dogs and cats and a no trouble collie. Sport came to us with limited mobility as a result of old injuries. He has had ortho surgery and is much improved. While he is not able to go on long walks, he gets around just fine. Follow us on facebook https://www.facebook.com/HoustonCollie Please visit www.houstoncollierescue.org to submit an adoption or foster application.
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    • Collie Dog For Adoption in Stafford, TX, USA

      Tucker

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      Breed: Collie
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Young
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Collie (medium coat). Hit F5 to refresh screen for current info. Introducing Tucker! Sweet, young, long-legged Tucker is a wonderful boy all around. He loves to play with his toys and play catch. Tucker is very affectionate and will hug and kiss you nonstop! He is always excited when it’s time for a walk and does well on a leash. He is house trained and is fine with cats, although he becomes quite interested when the cat makes a break for it! Tucker would do best in a home with his owner with him the majority of the time and/or with a four-legged friend. He loves kids but not best with toddlers because Tucker likes to jump up and hug you. Tucker is a joy and is perpetually happy! Follow us on facebook https://www.facebook.com/HoustonCollie Please visit www.houstoncollierescue.org to submit an adoption or foster application.
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    • Collie Dog For Adoption in Stafford, TX, USA

      Katy

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      Breed: Collie
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Young
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Collie (short coat). Hit F5 to refresh screen for current info. Katy is a 2 yr old purebred smooth coated white factored sable and white collie. She is a big healthy girl and perfectly house trained. She goes to the back door and whines to let me know she needs out. Katy loves to play with other dogs but is initially bossy with other females. A friendly male or a submissive female would be the best doggie playmate match for her. An only dog home would be fine if her owner is home most of the time. Katy finds cats interesting but doesn't want to hurt them. Katy is food aggressive over her food bowl so I feed her in a crate. She sits politely beside other dogs for treats though. She takes treats very gently from my hand. She has excellent house manners and is a very loving girl. Follow us on facebook https://www.facebook.com/HoustonCollie Please visit www.houstoncollierescue.org to submit an adoption or foster application.
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    • Collie Dog For Adoption in Stafford, TX, USA

      Dalton

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      Breed: Collie
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Adult
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Collie (long coat). Hit F5 to refresh screen for current info. Sweet, handsome Dalton is looking for his forever family. Dalton came to us with heartworms but has completed treatment and is cured. He loves to play with other dogs and would enjoy a friendly doggie playmate. Dalton is estimated to be 5 yr old and is healthy, house trained, neutered, and vaccinated. He is a little shy initially but when he warms up he is a total love bug. His cat test went well so he would be fine with cats too. Follow us on facebook https://www.facebook.com/HoustonCollie Please visit www.houstoncollierescue.org to submit an adoption or foster application.
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    • Chow Chow-Collie Mix Dog For Adoption in Stafford, TX, USA

      Allie

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      Breed: Chow Chow-Collie Mix
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Young
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Collie / Chow Chow / Mixed (long coat). Hit F5 to refresh screen for current info. Allie, Collie Mix, 40 lbs, 2 years old as of 2/14/2016 (#4 photo is of Allie as a puppy) Super sweet, active, playful, great with dogs, cats and just loves human companionship. Allie is perfectly crate trained and happily goes in and out when asked. Allie needs a home with tile or wood floors in case she has an accident due to her special needs. So far Allie is very good with house training as long as she is let in and out regularly. Some mornings she has pooped in her crate but she avoids it and its easy cleanup. Allie loves to run, play with the other dogs and chase birds. Allie stands and walks great on all 4 legs though when she overdoes it or gets to running too fast she can start to drag her rear leg thus sometimes getting dirty from my flower beds. Allies is a delightful dog with an infectious smile and wants to please. Allie was adopted and recently returned due the adopters serious health issues requiring hospitalization. Allie is looking for a home with some dogs and a family to entertain this special girl. Special Needs: HCR took Allie in at 4 months of age and spent thousands of dollars with MRI's and specialists only to learn that Allie has a subarachnoid cyst between her spinal column and the sheath that covers (L1 ). It is compressing her nerves and also pushing the bones behind it apart. Highly unusual for this to happen, can be congenital or result of trauma. We've even received reports from expert radiologist to verify findings since this is so unusual. Doctors have confirmed any surgery would be very risk and could leave her paralyzed since they'd have to cut on spinal column sheath to open cyst and relieve pressure. Additionally there is not guarantee the cyst would not return after surgery. Follow us on facebook https://www.facebook.com/HoustonCollie Please visit www.houstoncollierescue.org to submit an adoption or foster application.
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