And here's another possible home for the right dog.
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From: National English Shepherd Rescue <[log in to unmask]>
Date: Wed, Apr 23, 2008 at 1:44 PM
Subject: Fwd: ISO Adult female Farm collie
To: Erin McKee <[log in to unmask]>
Here's another person looking for an adult female.
Maybe you could let the Farmcollie-L list know about
--- RAHMIE JO STARK <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> From: "RAHMIE JO STARK" <[log in to unmask]>
> To: <[log in to unmask]>
> Subject: ISO Adult female Farm collie
> Date: Tue, 22 Apr 2008 23:36:36 -0700
> We have been perusing your site for sometimenow. We
> are looking for a well adjusted, adult female
> English Shepherd or Farm collie. We live in
> Washington State, though we would pay to ship the
> right dog for our situation). Please let us briefly
> describe our circumstances. If your adult femaile is
> still available, we can certainly continue to
> We are a middle aged couple and have a small
> 'farmette' where we raise much of our own food for
> ourselves, and our small amount of livestock. We
> have mostly poultry - geese, ducks and chickens, and
> we also raise rabbits. We are hoping for goats one
> day, and are slowly, but earnestly clearing the land
> and preparing fencing.
> 1.5 years ago, (unfortunately before we knew English
> Farm Collies existed) we got an Australian Cattle
> dog in hopes of having a dog which would accompany
> us on chores, bark against intruders, and be a
> general asset to our operation. Unfortunately our
> heeler has not fit in well. While he is good
> natured, non-aggressive and has been through 3
> obedience classes, he is a problematic barker and a
> bit destructive. We believe that most of his
> troubles are due to boredom and a slowness to
> mature. Our neighbors are running out of patience
> and would like to see us pursuing some solutions.
> After taking our heeler for a professional
> evaluation, it was recommended that we get a second
> dog, or rehome our current one.
> We are having difficulty finding the right dog that
> would adjust to our farm (not chase our livestock)
> and be amiable toward sharing a home with us and a
> little brother. If you can recommend a female that
> might be suitable, and for more details, please
> contact us.
> Thank you for your time and consideration.
> Lynette Faye & Rahmie jo Stark
National English Shepherd Rescue
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