#2889 – Mindy

Status:   Adopted

Status: Adopted
Type: Sable & White
Age: 10 Years
Birthday: ~2001
Gender: Female
Spayed/Neutered: Yes
Good with children: Yes
Good with other dogs: Yes, but older, laid-back dogs would be better for her than active puppies.
Good with cats: Unknown, but she doesn't chase squirrels or chipmunks, so probably OK.
Housebroken: Yes
Foster Location: Deerfield, WI
Special needs: She has some arthritis in her hips, so would prefer a house with few or no steps. She does not like thunderstorms or fireworks.
Adoption requirements:
Available for adoption with an application & home visit. Don't hesitate to complete our adoption application form
Adoption Fee: Click here for fee
Description: Mindy was found as a stray, but it is clear from her behavior that she has definitely been someone’s companion. She has perfect house manners, is crate trained, walks well on her leash, rides nicely in the car and gets along with everyone she meets. When she first arrived at her foster home, she would often sit by the door or by the back gate as if she was waiting for her family to come and get her. We can only wonder what her history has been: Mindy isn’t saying.

Unlike many collies, Mindy is not a chatty girl. She will bark to let her family know that she needs to go outside for a call of nature, but otherwise she is only vocal when she reacts to the neighbor’s chickens. If they are making a fuss, she will bark at them through the fence, and her foster mom says it is because she thinks she is at the KFC drive thru – yum!

Mindy is a gentle, loving girl who likes nothing better than to be with her people, curled up on a fluffy blanket or doggie bed. She gets along well with the other dogs at her foster home, and since she has no interest in chasing the squirrels or chipmunks, we believe she would also do well with kitties. She is good with children but is past the age where she would enjoy rough housing with energetic youngsters. Similarly, she would prefer not to share her home with a lot of silly, over-active puppies.

Mindy is looking for a forever home where she can enjoy a leisurely and loving retirement. Calm, older children would be fine, but she would also do very well in an adult environment. She would get along well with another laid back dog (and probably with cats), but her primary love will always be saved for her human companions. A home with a fenced yard would be best to prevent her from wandering. So, if you are looking for a dog to take mountain biking, Mindy probably isn’t the one. But if you prefer to curl up on the couch with a bowl of popcorn and a good movie, Mindy will be right beside you.