MILO formerly LIVIAS (LIV)
MILO is back because he needs to be in a home without cats.
Meet MILO , a sweet 3 year old boy of 65 pounds with beautiful markings, ticking, and a medium rough coat.
MILO is very social with people and loves to give hugs and kisses. Although he really can’t fit into a lap, he is very happy to try in order to be close to his human. MILO gets along well with his three foster BC packmates, and does show some herding (drive) behaviors when running and barking are involved.
MILO has a fair amount of energy, and needs a household with owner knowledge of herding dog training strategies using positive rewards to set and reinforce good behaviors. He can be quite stubborn so his foster family is working on positive treat rewards for behavior modification. Comments from shelter volunteers on observing his behavior:
- MILO was shy for a moment but came out nicely. He was very happy to run about in the yard and investigate. He is affectionate! He sat nicely and took treats really gently. Little more nervous in the kennel.
- MILO was eager to go out and easy to gear up. He wasn’t interested in toys and wanted to walk. His walk style is steady, forward motion, some zig zag. Sweet guy.
- Happy to get out. Unsure on linoleum. Happy in yard, chased balls but no return. Smart: sit, down¸ shake, catch. Easy to gear up. Some weaving on walk but does not pull. Nice dog – eager to please.
- Very excited. Zoomies in yard, ran to investigate dogs and people walking by.
- Lots of energy. Responds to structure. Treat motivated. Loves to run.
- What a sweet boy. Super excited to get out of his kennel and ran a lot in the yard. Took breaks to come over for a snuggle. Sits and takes treats nicely.
- Very excited to go out. Ran around the yard. Loves treats. When he was ready to go, sat by the door and cried. Sweet boy with energy to burn.
MILO travels well, sleeps in his crate all night, is micro-chipped, heart worm negative and on preventative, and up to date on vaccinations. If you have an approved Northern California Border Collie Rescue & Adoptions Adoption Application and wish to inquire about MILO, please email us at Adoptions@norcalbcrescue.org. 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.
MILO is being fostered in Granite Bay in Placer County, CA.
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