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Foster Homes Needed
Northern California Border Collie Rescue & Adoptions is always in need of foster homes for our border collies. We routinely face the risk of a shelter dog being euthanized due to overcrowding at the shelter. All too often we have to turn to our tried and true fosters to take another dog into their homes and care. Did you know YOU DO NOT HAVE TO BE A FOSTER ALL YEAR LONG –
A secure yard or kennel is required. Dogs must sleep in the house at night and we prefer they be trained to sleep in a crate. Ideally you should have time to socialize and exercise your foster dog.
If you enjoy training, establishing a down (not hard for a border collie!) or a localized recall within the yard is a great way to show off your charge and have him or her adopted on the first look! Depending on the dog, he/she may need to be house-
Living with a border collie is special, though not always easy. In bringing any new dog into your home there is risk to items being damaged. Please note, Northern California Border Collie Rescue & Adoptions will not be financially responsible for your personal property damage caused by your foster dog. We do pay for feed and for veterinary care we have authorized. (Except for emergency care, please do not obtain non-
PLEASE NOTE: All of us have fallen in love with our foster dogs and have wound up adopting some of them (well, quite a lot of them). This is expected and permissible. We do however have a policy of requiring new fosters to foster for six months before they can adopt one of their foster dogs. For people interested in adoption only, we have a two-