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Shelties Available as of 10/30/14   (scroll down after reading these important facts)

 

  • ALL the Shelties you see below are currently available for adoption , unless otherwise noted.     To begin the Adoption process, you will need to read this first.     Adoption Information
     

  • All dogs in our program are purebred Shelties, unless otherwise noted.

  • All Shelties listed are vet checked and healthy, temperament tested, spayed or neutered, brought current on shots, HW tested, wormed, flea protected, micro-chipped and groomed before they leave.

  • Our Senior Program is a program developed to promote the placement of senior dogs, (which are always so hard to adopt out).   Under this program,  we will help with vet bills for extraordinary or age related issues.  Ask for details.
    Read one adopters story

  • We do not recommend most Shelties with toddlers.  If you have small children, we would suggest a Lab or Golden Retriever.   These breeds are much better with small children.

  • Size-   There is NO SUCH BREED as a "Miniature Sheltie".   There are very small Shelties and there are large shelties, but they are all "Shelties" 

  • For the comfort and safety of our dogs,  we DO require a fully fenced (front or rear) yard to adopt a dog from us.   If you are "going to put up a fence"....please wait until it is up and secure before sending in your app.

 

Can't adopt, but want to help the Shelties? 
      
We are a totally volunteer organization.  All funds are used solely on vet care for our dogs.

 

PLEASE MAKE A TAX-DEDUCTIBLE DONATION TO CENTRAL ILLINOIS SHELTIE RESCUE!!!   We are funded solely by your donations. We need your help!

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Zorro
Darling little Tri male.

2 years old.
 
size (for a sheltie) average
current Weight 19
ideal weight  19
housetrained yes
walks on leash no
crate trained yes
rides well in car yes
shyness  very shy at first
activity level playful
good with other dogs yes, playmate helpful
good with cats unknown
suitable for older children no
History hoarder



 

 

 Lexie

Beautiful shaded sable female.   Calm, very sweet and gentle.   Lexie will be your constant companion.  Travels well, loves walks and loves to cuddle.  9 years old.
 

size (for a sheltie) average
current Weight 25
ideal weight  25
housetrained yes - needs reminded
walks on leash yes
crate trained yes
rides well in car yes
shyness  a little shy at first, then fine
activity level low
good with other dogs yes, but prefers all your attention
good with cats yes
suitable for older children yes
History owner surrender

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Shadow
Gorgeous Color-headed Bi-Blue.
 This boy needs lots of love.   Senior - 12 years old.   Available to a leash-walking home.  This boy needs long walks every day.   VERY sweet.  Playful.  Affectionate
 
size (for a sheltie) Large
current Weight 56#s   on a diet and losing well
ideal weight  45#s
housetrained yes
walks on leash yes, slowly right now
crate trained yes
rides well in car yes
shyness  VERY loving
activity level Low.  Obese
good with other dogs yes
good with cats yes
suitable for older children older children only
History owner died

 

  

 
Cleo - (high mix)
Senior, found dumped in a ditch.   A/C sent her to us as a full Sheltie, but we think she has a touch of something else in her.   Not sure on her age, but she is a senior who deserves better.   Very sweet, loving girl. Just wants to be loved.  Healthy, but doesn't move real fast.  If you have room in your heart for a senior to enjoy her golden years, this girl needs you!!

 
size (for a sheltie) Average to larger
current Weight 26
ideal weight  26
housetrained yes
walks on leash yes
crate trained yes
rides well in car yes
shyness  VERY loving
activity level low
good with other dogs yes, if they leave her alone
good with cats yes
suitable for older children adults only
History shelter transfer



 

 Luxi
Very sweet Tri female.  Loves people and attention.  Does not play with dogs, but will play with people.
size (for a sheltie) Average - big boned
current Weight 40
ideal weight  40
housetrained yes
walks on leash yes
crate trained yes
rides well in car yes
shyness  VERY loving
activity level playful
good with other dogs yes, prefers people
good with cats yes
suitable for older children adults only
History shelter transfer


 

 

Quincy

Very sweet loving boy  2 yrs old.

size (for a sheltie) Average
current Weight 24
ideal weight  24
housetrained yes
walks on leash no
crate trained yes
rides well in car yes
shyness  Very shy at first, warms up quickly
activity level average
good with other dogs yes
good with cats yes
suitable for older children yes
History shelter transfer


 

 

Blitzen

Very sweet loving boy  1 yr old.
2 Blue eyes.

size (for a sheltie) Average to larger
current Weight 31
ideal weight  30
housetrained yes
walks on leash yes
crate trained yes
rides well in car yes
shyness  Very shy at first, warms up quickly
activity level average
good with other dogs yes, but prefers people to other dogs
good with cats yes
suitable for older children yes
History owner surrender - moving


 

 

Pixie and Tammy

Very sweet loving small (but plump) girls.  Owner passed away.   Playful, loving, just wonderful girls.  Very bonded, will not separate..

size (for a sheltie) small
current Weight both 25#s
ideal weight  both 18#s
housetrained yes
walks on leash yes
crate trained yes
rides well in car yes
shyness  shy at first, warm up quickly
activity level average
good with other dogs yes, but prefer people to other dogs
good with cats yes
suitable for older children yes
History owner passed away


 

 Harry

Gorgeous Bi-Blue male, with 2 blue eyes.  Found tied up and left in the yard when his owners moved.   Sweet, gentle, and just a total love!!
 
size (for a sheltie) Average
current Weight 29
ideal weight  29
housetrained yes
walks on leash yes
crate trained yes
rides well in car yes
shyness  very friendly
activity level low
good with other dogs yes, plays well
good with cats unknown
suitable for older children yes
History abandoned

 

 

 Shadow
Very shy sweet little guy.  Bonds strongly to one person.
 
size (for a sheltie) Average
current Weight 23
ideal weight  23
housetrained yes
walks on leash yes
crate trained yes
rides well in car yes
shyness  shy
activity level average
good with other dogs yes, plays with other dogs
good with cats yes
suitable for older children yes
History owner passed away

 


 

 
SmokeyBones

Sweet little Tri male, playful and sweet.  Shy, but warms up quick enough.

size (for a sheltie) Average
current Weight 22
ideal weight  22
housetrained yes
walks on leash yes
crate trained yes
rides well in car yes
shyness  shy at first, warms up quickly
activity level average
good with other dogs yes, plays with
good with cats yes
suitable for older children yes
History owner passed away

 


 

 

 
Dexter
Darling Tri Male
Very loving, calm, sweet boy.
Total cuddlebug.
size (for a sheltie) Average
current Weight 26
ideal weight  26
housetrained yes
walks on leash yes
crate trained yes
rides well in car yes
shyness  Shy at first, warms up quickly
activity level average
good with other dogs yes
good with cats yes
suitable for older children yes
History unknown.  Found tied to door.

 


 

 
Max
12 week old Tri male
PUPPY
 
size (for a sheltie) Average
current Weight
ideal weight 
housetrained yes with routine
walks on leash yes
crate trained yes
rides well in car yes
shyness  VERY social
activity level average
good with other dogs yes, plays with all
good with cats yes
suitable for older children yes
History owner surrender

 




 

 

 
Sammy

Sable Male
On Medical Hold

size (for a sheltie) Average
current Weight 25
ideal weight  25
housetrained
walks on leash
crate trained yes
rides well in car yes
shyness  not shy
activity level average
good with other dogs yes
good with cats yes
suitable for older children yes
History shelter transfer

 



 

 

 

Pictures will be taken when Sammy is healthy.

 

 
Henry
Finnish Lapphound

 
size (for a sheltie) About the size of a sheltie
current Weight 21
ideal weight  21
housetrained yes
walks on leash yes
crate trained yes
rides well in car yes
shyness  not shy-VERY friendly
activity level average
good with other dogs yes, better with females
good with cats yes
suitable for older children yes
History shelter transfer

 

 

 

 

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