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Heading home with Gladys Parada is her new border collie Barclay - known to rescue as Barney. Car rides is one of Barclay’s favorites. past times. He would always jump into a vehicle if a door was left open! Not pictured is Gladys’ current BC and Barclay’s new pack mate, Raelyn.

Puppy Mania Again at NCBCRA!

Pictured below are the Flower Children, delivered six weeks ago by the incomparable Poppy. These seven angels will be ready for their forever homes Sept 10. We are accepting adoption applications starting not yesterday, not tomorrow, but RIGHT NOW! See the not one, not two, but three Adoption web pages with updated photos and descriptions.  Check out the Rose Saunter, the Clover Two Step and (wait for it) the Thistle Moon Walk!

A welcomed hello from a former Snack Pack Pup, one Popcorn turned Bonney Boodle.  New mom and dad, Jeannette and Graeme Currie are thrilled with her progress, including a stellar performance at her first puppy class! Well done Bonney! Keep up the good work & thanks to the Currie’s for sharing the good news with us. We’d love to hear from the rest of the salty gang!

Folk Singer Puppies, Peter, Paul & Mary, have packed their bags and are leaving for their forever homes.  All were adopted to these happy new puppy owners.  

Peter off to the Cottmans

Paul on to the Rogers

Mary going Anne’s way Dieberts

Wilma &
the Sizes

Bamm Bamm & the Spittlers

Pebbles &
Julia Craig

Pearl & the Brals

Betty with Ginny
& Jeff

Dino & the Ashlocks

flintstone pups adopted 8/17!

Available & Soon to be Available Dogs

Recent Adoptions

Pictured below is former NCBCRA foster Hugo, now known as Buster (on right), along with pack mate Sam, sharing a scratch behind the ears from dad Brad (mom Mary Jo snapping pics?). Dad reports Buster and Sam are best of buds. Thank you Coopers for providing Buster a great home!

Young Isabelle showed herself to be a top notch dog handler when she met Dixie, no wonder Dixie looks up to her! Dixie tends to be a little timid, but Isabelle put her at ease by walking her about the yard and speaking softly to her. Really not much talking was needed between the two, they just seem to go together like peas and carrots.

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

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