For more information please search the internet and check with your veterinarian.
CONTACT YOUR VETERINARIAN FOR MORE INFORMATION.
All adoptions require an approved adoption application, a home visit by a BCR/TX representative, veterinary references and a $200.00 adoption fee.
Who We Are
Border Collie Rescue/Texas, a non-profit organization, is a group of volunteers mainly scattered throughout Texas (Austin, Dallas, Houston, San Antonio, and Wichita Falls) and Southwest Louisiana area (Lake Charles). A few members are now located in other states and continue to offer valuable support. We work tirelessly to assure our dogs get the veterinary care they need by raising funds and keeping abreast of medical and training issues to better enable us to work with our dogs and place them in homes where they will flourish. Most of our dogs come from shelters near the foster homes and foster space is almost always filled up. Our volunteers work closely together to maintain an excellent support system to foster homes and adopters.
Our $200.00 adoption fee covers all recommended vaccinations, hip x-rays to screen for hip dysplasia, spaying/neutering, micro chipping, and any other medical care they may need, which often includes expensive heartworm treatment. Our commitment to the dogs is shown in the request for an approved adoption application, checks on all veterinary references, and a home visit done by one of the members. The home visit generally limits our adoptions to the Texas and South Louisiana areas and is a valuable part of the adoption process. The adoption fee rarely covers the full cost of medical care for the dog while it is in the foster program. Donations are always gratefully accepted.
Border collies are an extremely active breed, bred to work all day. As puppies they can easily get into trouble when they try to herd children by nipping and biting at legs to move " the herd" in the direction the puppy thinks "the herd" needs to go. Most border collies carry this herding instinct even if their parents and grandparents were not used for this type of work. Border collies are not a dog to leave outside without attention or to allow to run loose. They require an owner that is active, willing to work with a border collie, and enjoys spending time with a dog that is smarter, is definitely faster , and has more energy, than you will ever imagine.
If you are interested in more information on one of the dogs listed, please go to our website at /www.bcrescuetexas.org
If you do not see a border collie to fit your family, please check out nearby shelters , rescue organizations, and humane societies. There are hundreds of border collies in need of good homes.
Adopting a friend
adoption application: www.bcrescuetexas.org/bcrtadoptapp.htm
Come Visit Us!
Check out our home page at www.bcrescuetexas.org for information on behavior, training, and other bits of insight into the delightful , quirky, border collie.
Border Collie Rescue/Texas
P.O. Box 1338
La Porte, TX 77572
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