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erving the greater Sacramento valley and Sierra Nevada foothills

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Enjoy a slide show preview of our dogs available for adoption by pressing the Play button below!

To see and learn more about these amazing dogs,

please visit our Adoption Gallery  

Looking for a new home for your border collie? See our Owner’s page to post a photo or possibly to surrender your dog to rescue

From Owners

NCBCRA is now a registered charity with AmazonSmile. Please select us as your charity so we may receive from the AmazonSmile Foundation a donation of 0.5% of each purchase. This is provided by the foundation to us at no extra cost to you. Click here to select us as your charity.

There’s no difference in shopping at AmazonSmile vs. Amazon.com. Simply shop at smile.amazon.com instead of amazon.com, that’s it! All of your Amazon account info, preferences, etc remain the same. If you’re not familiar with AmazonSmile, click here to learn more. Thank you!

 Videos of some of NCBCRA’s dogs available for adoption

Click on the video camera link at left to watch entertaining videos of some of the the dogs currently available for adoption at NCBCRA. Not all available dogs have videos so be sure to also check out our Adoption Gallery to see them all.

CRUSH is a black & white, smooth coat, 10 month old smiling sweetie of a boy. CRUSH has the most soulful dark eyes and such an endearing puppy smile. Complete with his bright blue collar, CRUSH is one handsome dog! CRUSH is so talented, he can wiggle his ENTIRE body when happy (read: receiving attention). He is not shy at all and loves to meet new people. His classic move is to lean into you to ask for attention. He likes to gives his people kisses and is happy to kiss his canine buddies as well! CRUSH is house-trained for pottying outside and has not had any accident inside. He is also crate-trained and is happy to sleep in his crate through the night. He is figuring out treats and other fun things happen in his crate and has learned to go in on command.  Click here to read and see more of Crush.  

Attention Shoppers! There’s are two ways your everyday shopping can benefit NCBCRA, all at no extra cost to you. One way is by shopping at AmazonSmile.com (see below) and the other is by shopping at Save Mart, Food Maxx or Lucky grocery stores where up to 3% of your grocery purchase benefits NCBCRA. (SHARES card holders please note this new program, called eScrip, replaces the SHARES card swipe program effective April 1. Please re-register!)  

Click here to sign up for the eScrip program. To register us as your charity, select Advanced Search. (Please note, you will need Advanced Search as standard search results are filtered by your zip code.) Enter Northern California Border Collie Rescue for the organization and Chico for the city, check mark the box alongside our search result and complete the sign up using a phone number to enter at checkout. That’s all it takes to benefit NCBCRA with each purchase!  Thank You!!

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By Tyler Fetterman

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Our success breeds success! We are in need of foster homes throughout Northern California. Read more about being a foster
 at our Foster Homes Needed webpage.
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Introducing Crush!!!

I love this guy!