Northern California Border Collie Rescue & Adoptions

We are a 501(c)(3) non-profit dedicated to the welfare of the border collie
Serving the greater Sacramento valley and Sierra Nevada foothills

Val • Male • 14 years • Adopted • To continue your search for
available dogs, please visit the Home page.  Thank you!!

Call him Valentine, Valentino or just plain VAL; just don’t call him late for dinner! VAL loves his meals and loves his treats. This boy (14 years, 65 lbs.) definitely doesn't know his age, and acts just as spry and happy as the younger dogs. He is the sweetest boy ever - so well-behaved; he might play with the ball but mostly wants your love.  Click or tap here to watch a video of Val.

VAL is a gentle giant. He likes to cuddle up on the couch but will move off when he’s had enough loving. VAL and his four foster siblings get along well and he shows no interest in the cat. He is house and crate trained, and has earned “free time” at night, sharing the living room with sister Sissy and brother Newt. He has shown no inclination to dig and only chews on bones and toys. He will chase the ball a little, but mostly then just picks it up, flops over and plays with it.

VAL likes routine. He goes to his spot at feeding time, accompanies dad and the rest of the pack on their romps around the backyard, and stakes out his spot on the couch at bedtime. He is quiet all night and at the start of the day heads out for a stretch before breakfast. If you are looking for a laid back companion, then Val might be the dog for you. He deserves to live out his senior years in his forever home.

VAL is micro-chipped, neutered, heart worm negative and on preventative, and up to date on vaccinations. If you have an approved Northern California Border Collie Rescue & Adoptions Application and wish to enquire about VAL please email us at If you have an approved adoption application with Border Collie Rescue of Northern California let us know and we will request it be forwarded to us for consideration. VAL is being fostered in Corning in Tehama County, California.

Watch four YouTube video clips of Va!