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About Linda:

  • Sex: Female
  • Age: 8-years-old
  • Coat: Red and white, long coat
  • Weight: 60 lbs
  • Activity Level: Active Pet

House Trained, Spayed, Current on Vaccinations

Children –  Not a Good Fit  Other Dogs –  Not a Good Fit  Cats –  Not a Good Fit

Hello, I would like to introduce Linda, named after the singer Linda Ronstadt. She is an 8 year old purebred border collie with a long, red and white coat in North Carolina. She currently lives with another dog, a cat, and small children, although she does not like any of them. It has been years since she has snapped or bit at them, but it is obvious that they annoy her greatly. I daresay she even rolls her eyes at them.

Linda has been living in Texas on my parent’s acreage for the last 5 years without the presence of other animals or children and has been very happy. She is a natural athlete and an instinctive herder, often ‘herding’ my parents cars into the garage. She walks well on a leash, and will love anyone who has a ball or frisbee. She is a wonderful listener, however she is emotionally cold – that is, she is not a cuddler, she does not like to be pet, and she does not care greatly about who she is with. She simply wants to fetch.

Linda is getting stiff in her old years – her hips seem to be achy. She also has a dry skin condition and licks herself into raw patches. I simply cannot provide the veterinary care she requires for this. My parents kept her up to date on all vaccines and other veterinary care. They loved having Linda, however found themselves in a position where they also could not provide for her any longer.

My husband is an active duty Marine and we have 3 small children. We are expecting to move overseas in the near future and I cannot provide for Linda’s food or veterinary needs. Please let me know if you are interested in adding her to your family.

Does the dog have any medical issues?

Please explain the medical issues.
Skin irritation

Does the dog have any history of aggression such as growling, lunging, snapping, or biting any adult or child?

Please explain the aggression toward people.
She has snapped at children, although it was many years ago.

Does the dog have any history of aggression toward other animals?

Please explain the aggression toward other animals.
She growls at my other dog when he won’t leave her alone.

What is the reason for re-homing?
We cannot financially provide for her. We are also moving overseas.

Location & Contact
Linda is located in Jacksonville, NC.  For more information, contact Jocelyn at