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I'm an active guy who is working hard on learning my manners! I love to play but don't always know when to settle down. I was not given much direction early on in life, but my foster mom is teaching me so much. I'm a great watch dog and I have learned to bark only twice as an alert, then stop. I am learning impulse control and I walk nicely on a leash. I love to go for hikes! I am crate trained and I am learning how to share with other dogs. This has been a challenge for me and for my canine foster siblings. I learned how to use the doggie door in just a few minutes and I would love for you to take me home and teach me more things!
Breed: Border Collie
Color: White - with Black
Age: 2 years
I love to go on walks but putting a harness on me can be a challenge...I prefer to think of it as a game! I am working on many behaviors in my foster home to help me be the best I can be. I have learned to go into my crate when told, I am learning hand targeting and how to be 'caught' in case I get loose or into a dangerous situation. I have also learned sit and flat (lay down) in just a short time. I am eager to learn, super smart and motivated by food which makes me easier to train.
I currently live with 2 other dogs and I am learning to share my 'things' with them but it has been hard for me. We play nicely together without toys, and I have been to the dog park without incident. I would most likely chase cats so I should not go to a home where they live.
Because I was not given boundaries as a puppy, I can be very mouthy and not realize that it hurts people. My foster mom is teaching me how to be gentle, but I would do best in a home with teenagers or no children.
I love to play tug, and I love to chase anything you can throw! I also enjoy quiet time in my crate with cow hooves or other chewables.
I need a family who will continue to help me learn boundaries and provide me with consistency and structure. I love to work, so an active family who will keep me active both mentally and physically will go a long way toward helping me be my best self. I need daily exercise and lots of attention from my humans.
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