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FOSTER HOMES NEEDED! In just one year of service, NCBCRA has taken in over 200 dogs thanks to the remarkable effort of our volunteers. Nonetheless, we are ever in need of foster homes. The extent of available foster homes defines how many dogs we can help. The number of dogs in need always exceeds the space we have available in foster homes! Please visit our Volunteer webpage and email us if you can help and become a foster home. Thank you!
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As smart as they are, border collies are often said to ‘need a job.’ Former NCBCRA rescue dog Cole, now known as Paddington, was ‘hired’ on New Year’s Day to become not only a companion to new owner Kay, but to work as a service dog. Together, they are both working with a trainer to become a team. Kay reports that in less than two weeks, Paddington has already started to alert her to medical emergencies. On the non-
“Just wanted to say thank you and let you know that Paddington is doing really well. He is full of energy and loving his walks and outings. He has been very curious of his new surrounding but has settled in well. He has been eating perfectly well since Day 1 and loves getting treats. We're meeting with the trainer next week, but Paddington already sits, stays, comes and walks well on his leash. He is a real cuddle bug, loves his bed and seems to always sleep tummy up and legs in the air :) He has learned how to play with the ball and will fetch it but I have to wrestle with him to get it back! So we'll work on that, but he's really cute. He is very gentle with everyone he meets human or animal. Loving his company he is a great companion, thanks so much for all the help.”
Paddington takes on role of service dog
Looking for a new home for your border collie? See our Owner’s page to post a photo or possibly to surrender your dog to rescue
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Elliot is a sweet 7 year old, red & white Border collie mix. His foster mom finds him to be happy-
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