Cha ChaRescue Me ID: 20-01-30-00010

About Cha Cha

Adoption Fee: $250
Border Collie
Age: Young Adult
Sex: Female

This striking gal is Cha Cha, a 2 year old Border Collie who weighs about 40 pounds. Cha Cha came to us knowing nothing, but she is so smart. She now knows: Sit, heel, wait (for entries), down, stand, come, go to your crate. She is working on learning 'place' and 'stay'. She also will play 'Touch' with open hand palm (also with use of target stick w/ball at end), shake by saying 'nice to meet you', and will wait for permission to eat. She likes to work for a clicker and treats. Cha Cha is house trained, crate trained, and knows how to use the dog door. Cha Cha is nice with other dogs. She has a foster brother now and likes to play with him. If he gets too rough, she will let him know. I'm her first home, she was also said to be good with cats. Cha Cha is suspicious of new people, especially men, but she will warm up when asked to do some of her tricks for treats. We will not Place her with kids as she likes to nip clothing for attention sometimes. Fast movement may get her excited. Cha Cha has learned about the leash. Her high prey drive does have her very alert for anything that moves, including cars. Her focus on her person on leash should be worked on. Cha Cha is also good in the car. She would be a good adventure partner. Cha Cha is not a Border Collie for someone who hasn't owned a Border Collie or other similar high drive herding breed. She must be kept busy. Her tendency to run TO noises like cars, and her nippy behavior, require someone who knows how to manage the breed. She has unlimited potential as a sporting partner with the right person. She's fun to work with a very agile. She loves being near her people, hanging out and relaxing in the sun. She also should not be left unattended in a yard. She has been known to get out and it will take time to have her settle enough to know it's better to stay in. Cha Cha is spayed, microchipped, and he is up to date on vaccinations. We do not ship our dogs. She is available for a meeting and adoption in SoCal. A home visit and vet reference are required.

Contact

Helping Herders Rescue
Orange County
Yorba Linda, California

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Compatibility

  • Good with Most Dogs
  • Good with Most Cats
  • Good with Adults (Not Kids)

Personality

  • Average Energy
  • Average Temperament

Health

  • Spayed
  • Vaccinations Current

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