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Adopted Shelties - 2014

See our shelties who have been lovingly adopted into "forever homes" in 2014.

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Prince - (was Shaggy) and Eli were both surrendered to our rescue group because of family changes. Prince is a handsome sable and white male sheltie who is 7 years old, weighs 30 pounds, and stands 16 inches tall. He is neutered, up to date on all vaccinations, heartworm negative and on heartworm preventative. He recently had a dental cleaning.

Prince has a sweet and friendly personality, although he is cautious when he first meets people, especially males. He is a bit 'chatty' and will let you know when he sees a car, bird, etc. He gets along well with other dogs. He knows several commands including: sit, down, and wait. If you put a treat on his paw and tell him to 'wait', he will not take the treat until you tell him he can! He also knows how to use a doggie door and enjoys spending time in the back yard running and playing.

He is housebroken and has not had a single accident in his foster home. He likes to go on walks and is slowly learning how to walk on a leash without pulling.

He gets along well with children; however, there is a young girl at his foster home and he really doesn't interact much with her. So, we think he hasn't been around children much. His former family told us that both Prince and Eli had done some therapy work. However, we have not verified this.

Prince is healthy and ready for his "furever" home! He needs a home where his family can continue the work on his leash training, and spend time playing with him and loving him.

Adopted March 2014.


Buddy 3 - Buddy is back with Austin Sheltie Rescue through no fault of his own. Buddy is about 10 years old sheltie/cocker spaniel or springer spaniel mix. He is up to date on all vaccinations, heartworm negative and on heartworm preventative. Since Buddy was adopted a few years ago he has gained a good bit of weight, he went from 25 pounds to over 50 pounds, so he is working on getting rid of those extra pounds. We have also found out that Buddy has low thyroid, and is on an inexpensive medicine twice a day. Buddy loves to be close to his family, enjoys playing with toys and other dogs, but does not do well with cats.

Adopted March 2014.


Tanner 2 – Tanner was a stray picked up by animal control here in Austin. He is about 3 years old, very well mannered and knows several commands. He is neutered and up to date on all vaccinations, heartworm negative and on heartworm preventive. Tanner has a rear leg issue that we are monitoring to determine if he needs surgery. The knee has not slowed him down at all, he runs and plays with the resident dogs and gets along well with everyone.

Adopted March 2014.

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Roger - (was Seamus) was found along a busy intersection in far north Austin and the Good Samaritan contacted us about taking him. Roger is about 10 years old, and is a neutered tri-colored male. He has recently had a dental and is up to date on all vaccinations, is heartworm negative and on heartworm preventive. Roger is housetrained and walks well on a leash. He gets along with other dogs and is comfortable with small children. Roger is about 14 inches tall and weighs 18 pounds.

Adopted March 2014.


Jessie 2 – Jessie is an owner surrender to a local animal shelter who contacted us to see if we had room for her. Jessie is 10 years old, up to date on all vaccinations, heartworm negative, on heartworm preventive, spayed and recently had a dental cleaning. She is about 13 inches tall and weighs about 30 pounds. Jessie gets along with other dogs, is quite polite, has a very happy disposition, and loves to be with people. She is housetrained and crate trained. Jessie also loves to takes walks and is leash trained.

Adopted February 2014.

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Trixie 2 – Trixie was found as a stray in San Antonio and even with posters and signs her owner could not be found. She is 7 to 8 years old, up to date on all vaccinations, heartworm negative, on heartworm preventive, and spayed. Trixie is also housetrained and crate trained. She likes to take walks and does well on a leash. Trixie is a little social butterfly, she loves being with people and small children. Trixie is about 15 inches tall and weighs around 20 pounds.

Adopted February 2014.

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Abbreviations: VETTING/CLINICALS (dog is in one of our clinics for work-ups); OR (Owner Relinquishment to our program); OTI (Owner Turn In to area shelter); HW+ (dog tested positive for heartworm disease and is going through treatments; should have a re-check 4-6 months after adoption); HW- (dog tested negative for heartworm disease and is on preventative; should have a re-check 4-6 months after adoption); UTI (urinary tract infection); UTD (dog is Up to Date on vaccinations and heartworm preventive); PB (the Sheltie is a purebred; all our Shelties are PB unless otherwise indicated); X (the Sheltie is a Mix, which we determine as best we can with our veterinarians).
     
 
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