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**Chance (fka Twitch) D201836

Border Collie (medium coat) / Male / Adult

Details about **Chance (fka Twitch) D201836

  • ID D201836
  • Available for Adoption
  • Dog
  • Black with White
  • Coatlength: Medium
  • Activity Level: Moderate
  • Good with Dogs: Yes
  • Good with Cats: Yes
  • Good with Adults: All
  • Reaction to New People: Cautious

More about **Chance (fka Twitch) D201836

  • Energy Level: Moderate
  • Yard Required: Yes
  • Fence: Any Type
  • Indoor/Outdoor: Indoor Only

Name: Chance
Age: DOB 11/14/2014
Gender: Male
Breed: Border Collie
Weight: 44 lbs
Dog friendly: He isn't at all aggressive, but he can be afraid of other dogs
Cat friendly: Yes
Kid friendly: Older considerate children only
House Trained:  Less likely to have overnight accidents when in a smaller room. Walking him around the yard helps speed up his digestive process, so walking him before coming inside is super beneficial
Crate Trained:   Loves the crate open, not closed. Bumps his head into the closed door whether he’s in or out.
Energy level: Moderate
History: Owner surrender
Adoption Fee: $400

 

From the Foster:

Chance is a very shy and quiet dog so he would like a calm household. He likes to just watch what’s going on around him and is more comfortable when you’re on his level. He likes to take short walks at a faster pace.

Must have a fenced in yard because he can very hard to catch once outside.
He does great with a regular leash but a loop lead is very stressful for him. It gets caught underneath the collar and makes him defensive when trying to take it off. But a regular leash works perfectly when he has a collar that tightens when being pulled ( a martingale or limited slip collar). 
He needs someone who is patient enough to build up trust and friendship.

I would like to add he loves being outside so a fenced in yard is needed. He also can be hard to catch when outside so it’s important to have a closed in area. I’ve been putting a leash on him whenever he goes out too because of this reason

Chance loves car rides.
He’s very nervous so using slow movements eases him