occasionally arrive well cared for... having known what
it is to be loved. Many times though dogs come to us
after being lost, abandoned or neglected. These Old
English Sheepdogs need someone to step up on their
behalf to begin turning their lives back around. Most
importantly, they need a responsible and loving family
who will continue with this act of love.
a dog enters our rescue, they are groomed and receive a
health evaluation from a veterinarian. All dogs are
spayed or neutered prior to being adopted and brought up
to date on vaccinations. Grooming may involve just a
nice soapy bath... often it requires the use of electric
clippers to remove a matted coat.
dog is then evaluated and we begin
training. This may be simply brushing up on already
known skills or starting completely from scratch. It's
positive training that can shape an untrained adult dog
into one that begins to understand and willingly comply.
This one-on-one approach allows us to get to know the
dog and what he or she will need.
we feel a dog is ready to begin life with a new family,
they are placed up for adoption on Petfinder and we
begin accepting applications.
all about finding a dog for the right family. Adoption
applications are carefully reviewed for the best
possible match and meetings are scheduled.
dog is placed with the best matching family. It's the
new family that continues with the training already
begun. This will be a journey of building a bond of love
and trust with a special shaggy coated dog.
We want adoptions to last a life time. We are here to
help you with the settling-in process. And we hope that
from time to time you'll share a photo or two of you and
your new companion.