little girl is a character to say the least. If your looking for a dog that isn’t like all the others Missy is your girl.
If dogs could talk I’m sure she could tell you a few stories. Although she is young we are lead to believe she hasn’t had the best start in life like most other dogs would. Missy didn’t do to well as a working dog and was of no use to her last owners. She has come into care from a farm and is learning what it is like to be a dog in suburbs.
Since being in care she is a changed dog. She is very excitable over food but everyday she is learning her manners at dinner time. Missy is crate trained and settles well in her crate when it is time for bed. Missy is also trained to walk on the lead with a halti and is very well behaved.
Missy is a very social dog and has made friends with the resident dog and other fosters.
Missy is currently taking part in an obedience classes and every week is one step closer to being the best she can be.
Missy would suit a family without young kids as she can be excitable at times.
Missy loves to be around her people, and she just wants to please. This young girl has all the love in the world to give to a new family. She just needs someone to give her a second chance.
At first glance you might mistake Panda for his name sake, but this gentle giant is well on his well to a new trim collie figure!
Panda is looking for a family who is willing to continue to help him with his ‘biggest loser challenge.’ Despite his size, he loves nothing more than his early morning trips to the park with his foster siblings. He enjoy playing fetch, but is happy to have a rest and cuddle at your side if the other dogs beat him to the ball one too many times.
This beautiful boy would make a great companion as he just wants to be with you. Whether it’s helping feed the chooks, or a smooch on the couch, and affectionate he is! He is good with other animals including chooks and cats, half the time his focus is on you and he doesn’t even realise they are there!
Panda knows basic commands such as sit, drop and will wait for his food until he is told. He is also toilet trained. Walks well on the lead with a halti, however, does a bit excited when first put on the lead, but quickly settles down.
Panda would suit a home as a single dog or with a fur sibling. He requires someone with an active lifestyle, but will need someone who can demonstrates an understanding that his exercise needs will need to be built up slowly, as he continues to lose weight. He also currently has a strict diet regime. He has been around children, so would also potentially suit a family. Would need to be watched around smaller children as sometimes he underestimates his size.
Overall Panda is a beautiful, affective bear, who is looking for his forever home. He is happy go lucky and just loving life.
If you’d like to make Panda a part of your family, or to meet, adopt or find out more details, please read our page on the adoption process and then fill out our adoption questionnaire. Please note that completing the application form does not place you under any obligation to adopt. http://www.workingdogrescue.com.au/information/adopting-an-animal/
Hendy is a sweet natured and gentle elderly kelpie who is looking for a new home where she can enjoy human company and take life easy. She is still playful with a spring in her step, but without the energy and high demands of a younger dog.
Timid and shy by nature she likes a slow introduction and gentle handling, in return she will give you lots of snuggles and loyalty. She loves pats and being ticked behind the ears.
Having been an outside dog most of her life she is a little unsure of being indoors and has had little traditional training, but with positive encouragement she is becoming more comfortable and enjoys her big warm bed, she is house trained. Hendy is very smart, she responds to commands and correction, she is learning the basics and has nice manners and wants to learn to do the right thing. She hasn’t got a destructive side to her, no chewing or digging and isn’t interested in escaping.
All Hendy wants and needs is a peaceful household with someone she can be with during the day, she doesn’t stress when left alone but would ideally like some company during the day. She is fine with other dogs but isn’t interested in playing. She loves people!
If you’d like to make Hendy a part of your family, or to meet, adopt or find out more details, please read our page on the adoption process and then fill out our adoption questionnaire. Please note that completing the application form does not place you under any obligation to adopt. http://www.workingdogrescue.com.au/information/adopting-an-animal/
Sophie (or Hurricane Sophie!) is a gorgeous girl.
She’s very smart, cheeky, funny, fun to be around, loving and really interested in everything that goes on around the place. She walks well on a lead, sits when asked, and her carers are working with her to teach her a few more simple commands too. Oh, and she seems to have decided that she’s going to be a guard dog for her carers!
She is very friendly to everyone that comes to visit, and is great with her carer but she does seem to prefer the company of men.
She is a classic ACD, with a strong personality, a big heart and lots of smarts.
She’s a cheeky teenager and wants to jump around being silly, but just in the week she’s been in care she’s responding really well to things she’s being taught and is learning to be patient. In just a week she’s really blossomed. She does know her name and responds well when called.
She’s going to be a great friend to someone that understands ACDs and is prepared to put in some time and energy
If you’d like to make Sophie a part of your family, or to meet, adopt or find out more details, please read our page on the adoption process and then fill out our adoption questionnaire. Please note that completing the application form does not place you under any obligation to adopt. http://www.workingdogrescue.com.au/information/adopting-an-animal/
Little miss Asha just loves to be with you. She is very focused on people and doesn’t often let you out of her sight. She is a beautiful sweet natured and happy young girl who loves cuddles and kisses. She is still a puppy and can get quite excitable, but she quickly calms down.
Asha adores other dogs, and loves to have a play. She hasn’t shown too much of an interest with toys but does chase her foster sister when she is playing fetch, so she may decide she would like to join in on the action eventually.
Asha has learnt how to sit, drop, shake hands, use the doggy door and walk beautifully on lead. She does tend to pull a bit when she sees another person or dog, she appears to walk and behave better when wearing a harness.
Overall Asha is a lovely young girl and will make a loyal companion.
If you’d like to make Asha a part of your family, or to meet, adopt or find out more details, please read our page on the adoption process and then fill out our adoption questionnaire. Please note that completing the application form does not place you under any obligation to adopt. http://www.workingdogrescue.com.au/information/adopting-an-animal/
Norman is going to make someone a wonderful best friend he is a true companion dog who just wants to be around you he definetly likes a cuddle and a pat.
Norman is a little rounder than he should be but with a healthy diet and excerise that roundness should fall off, Norman is good on lead he walks right next to you, he is learning to wait for his food, Norman will sit and come when called however his recall isn’t 100% so will require some training. All and all Norman is happy guy who is looking for his forever home.
Norman may bark when someone is at the door but that is more alerting you than getting territorial
Norman likes to be the dominant dog so if he the dominant dog in his new home, then that will be the best position for him. When he’s allowed to be the then top dog Norman is great with other dogs.
Norman is not cat friendly. He has been exposed to cats and was quick to heckle
Norman is very child friendly & has been living with a one year old, a 4yo and 7yo whilst in foster care and he has been great with all of them
Norman hasn’t been exposed to livestock or poultry whilst in foster care
To find out more about Norman or to meet him with a view to adoption please fill out our adoption form on the page linked below. Please note that completing the application form does not place you under any obligation to adopt. http://www.workingdogrescue.com.au/information/adopting-an-animal