Female Shepherd / Collie / Mixed named Kaeli available for adoption

Adoptable Female Shepherd / Collie / Mixed
Adoptable Female Shepherd / Collie / Mixed
Adoptable Female Shepherd / Collie / Mixed

Kaeli

Breed: Shepherd / Collie / Mixed
Primary Breed: Shepherd
Secondary Breed: Collie
Age: Adult
Size: Large
Color: Black with White
Sex: Female

Special Criteria What does this mean?
Sanctuary Visit Required

Kaeli is shy with strangers, and it takes some time for her to get comfortable with them. At Dogtown she has a special routine to follow when being introduced to a new person. Once she gets to know people, she absolutely loves them. Sometimes she wants to be close to you, getting lots of attention, and other times she would just prefer to hang out and do her own thing. She loves walks and turns them into casual strolls, because she loves to take in all the sights and smells at her own pace. She really loves new toys and will show them off by getting the 'zoomies' and racing around her yard. Kaeli will jump fences so she'll need a home with a secure enclosure and a person who can keep her safe. Born in 2010, Kaeli was born in Iran, where her beautiful dark coat was bleached blonde because of a superstition about black dogs. She is on prescription medication for joint pain and is doing hydrotherapy at the Sanctuary. Though the treatments keep her comfortable, she can be sensitive for handling, especially if she hasn't had a chance to get to know someone yet. Kaeli will need an understanding home, because she has bitten in the past when she was pushed out of her comfort zone too quickly. She has also shown aggression toward other dogs and cannot live with them. Kaeli can be reactive towards other dogs when on leash and in the car, though she can sometimes be distracted with high value treats. She would do best in a laidback home with a consistent routine. Kaeli would love a home with a big yard to run around in, or sunbathe in, depending on her mood. In the right home and with a patient and understanding person, Kaeli will make a wonderful companion.

Sanctuary Visit Required

These animals require that the potential adopter come and meet them at our Sanctuary in Kanab, UT.

Available for Sleepover

This animal is available for an overnight outing. If you are staying in a hotel, check in advance to make sure they allow dogs or cats.

Adoption Pending

There is a pending adoption application for this animal. Sometimes adoptions often fall through so please keep checking.

No Dogs

Based on observations from volunteers, fosters, previous owners and staff, this animal may do best in a household without dogs.

No Cats

Based on observations from volunteers, fosters, previous owners and staff, this animal may do best in a household without cats and other small pets.

Special Needs

This animal has a special medical, physical, or behavioral need. Many times these are minor so please fill out the adoption survey and the adoption specialists will contact you with more information about any animals you are interested in.

FIV

This cat has tested positive for FIV. FIV-positive cats can live normal lives both in quality and duration. They are great pets! There is a misconception that cats with FIV cannot live with other cats. That’s simply not true. Learn the risks here.

FeLV

This cat has tested positive for feline leukemia, or FeLV. FeLV-positive cats can live perfectly happy lives, and they deserve to do so. People who have FeLV-positive cats just need to be aware that they may have a shorter life span and that they need to be taken to a veterinarian as soon as a problem is noted. Read more here.

Declawed

This cat has been declawed by previous owners.