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Sammy’s mother had been running wild for some time. People spotted her, but attempts to catch her were futile until she delivered eight pups in a ditch beside a road. That grounded the Border Collie mix; she wouldn’t leave her pups. That’ll Do … Again, a rescue in Marshville, North …

Sandy Curry has only good things to say about Border Collies. She has 12-year-old Harley to thank for her good opinion. “I give this breed the seal of approval for loyalty, energy, and out-right intelligence,” she says. “I had been looking for [another] Border Collie that my Harley could teach …

Some dogs are camera shy, but not Jeffrey. “He’s a real ham,” says Rebecca Pepin, who, with her husband, adopted the dog about seven years ago. “He’ll just be hanging out, and I’ll notice some pretty scenery and how handsome he looks – out comes the camera and Jeffrey starts …

Benah Stiewing, 16, of Baltimore competes and trains in dog agility. She had been working with her toy poodle, Kodi, for several years, but the dog didn’t seem to enjoy it. “And he’s pretty slow,” Benah says. So she and her mom turned to Petfinder to search for a new …

Brody is an artist, but he’s no longer starving, though once he might have been when he was a stray dog on a downward spiral. His life changed when Manatee Animal Services in Palmetto, FL, picked him up and turned him over to Skyway Border Collie Rescue.  They posted his …

Jet’s family died of carbon monoxide poisoning. Fortunately, their Border Collie was tied up in the yard and missed that fate. Someone eventually untied him, but he ran away. For about a year he wandered the area on his own, getting by as best he could, foraging for food in garbage …

Reading Joy’s story on Petfinder seemed like a sign to Sherri Maddick. She was still reeling with grief over the death of her beloved Border Collie, Bailey, and now her heart felt an ache over the dog she saw on her computer monitor. The dog had been dropped over the …

Brenda and Wayne McAlaster of Warman, SK, have always supported animal adoption, so they attended an animal welfare fundraiser, which included a silent auction. One of the items had been donated by New Hope Dog Rescue in Saskatoon – and the couple bought it. Now aware of the rescue, they …

Max is a mix. His vet suggested that he looks a lot like a Bernese Mountain Dog , and that makes sense because he comes from a part of Kentucky that has traditionally used this breed to guard livestock. But his adopters, Lorie and Don Chesnut of Lexington, Ky., think …

We salute our military families for Veteran’s Day with Buzz Lightyear, decked out here in his finest patriotic attire.  Savannah Leerar and her husband, who is stationed at Fort Leavenworth, KS, saw him on Petfinder, listed by Forever Friends Animal League, Kansas City, KS. They made arrangements to meet and then …