Great Lakes Border Collie Rescue
Great Lakes Border Collie Rescue

Available for Adoption

Our goal is to make each placement a permanent one.

Because Border Collies have varying levels of energy and intensity, we must carefully match them with the appropriate home environments.

Our dogs are fostered in private homes and temperament-tested for their interest in play or work as well as their compatibility with children, cats (when possible) and other dogs. Border Collies with intense working drives are not appropriate as family pets and, therefore, we strive to place them in suitable working homes.

GLBCR dogs have been fully vaccinated, spayed/neutered and heartworm-tested. We provide an online discussion group with advice & information, as well as follow-up support for the life of your adopted dog.

You may contact the foster volunteer listed for more information about a particular dog, but all prospective adopters must be approved through our Adoption Process prior to meeting any dog.

For border collies available through individuals or other rescue groups, please see our Courtesy Listings.

Abraham - Pending

Gender: Male
Age: 4-5 Years
Location: Mid-Michigan
Border Collie Experience Required: Yes

Abraham is a big cuddly Border Collie mix who just needs some guidance.

For more information on Abraham: click here.

Finn - Adopted

Gender: Male
Age: 1 Year
Location: SE-Michigan
Border Collie Experience Required: Yes

"Though he be but little he is a handful."

For more information on Finn: click here.

Breezy Carousel - Pending

Gender: Female
Age: 2 Years
Location: Northern Michigan
Border Collie Experience Required: Yes

Looks, brains, and charm - with just a hint of BC attitude.

For more information on Breezy: click here.

Ellie - Not Yet Available

Gender: Female
Age: 6 Years
Location: Western Michigan
Border Collie Experience Required: tbd

I may not be winning any herding awards, but I will definitely win over your heart with my mad snuggling skills. If a night of snacks, snuggling and sitcoms is your thing we may be a perfect match.

For more information on Ellie: click here.

GLBCR's Next Foster - Not Yet Available
Gender: Either
Age: Any
Location: Michigan, Indiana, Illinois, or Wisconsin

There are always more Border Collies in need of homes -- GLBCR is only limited by our available foster space. If you have room in your home and in your heart for a homeless BC or BC mix, please consider volunteering as a foster home.


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