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Fenced yard required
- Solo dog

- Sue Basehore, in honor of all the dogs I've loved
- Marie Murphy-Baker, in memory of Ann Elizabeth Murphy

SHAYE: A 10 year old Border Collie mix, Shaye is a classic focused ball boy who loves to play the game! He's fast and full of energy, a joyful guy for sure. Super friendly with every human he meets, he loves attention and loves to learn. Smart and attentive, he's a thinking dog up for any challenge - long walks, car rides, new toys, food puzzles, new situations - he's curious, confident and ready to go. We've made Shaye the 'office dog' as we continue understanding his skin allergies cause he's such a great greeter! He;s making great progress with the help of Dr. Julia Miller at Cornell but we're pretty sure he'll need medication year-round. He actually started out in even worse condition landing at a MD shelter in March when he was confiscated from his home. After making progress with his health and placing him in a new home, he was returned to the shelter, in poor shape again and the shelter put out a plea for rescue help. Shaye is about 45 pounds and is good with cats.

Someone in Shaye’s former life taught him to get tennis balls from between your legs -and bring them back there providing non-stop chuckles for all of us and great picture opportunities:



- Janet James & GHF alum, Jimmy
- Gail & Dave Hurley & GHF alums, Breeze & Maggie
- Sandy & Mike Zazio & GHF alum Ace
- Cathy & Steve Bouck, Ziggy & GHF alum Lincoln
and in memory of GHF alums, Mika & Cassy

PENNY: At age 10, Penny is as glorious and gorgeous as any Border Collie we’ve ever seen but what’s on the outside doesn’t match what’s going on inside… Penny has heartworm so is going to need about six months to overcome the disease. Her heart is filled with adult worms, literally if left untreated, will surely kill her. Thankfully, she landed at a PA shelter that works with GHF so she’s going to have everything she needs to overcome it. Penny has a big challenge ahead being restricted from any exercise but thankfully, she ‘goes with the flow’ and is likely to handle what’s ahead well. She has the loveliest nature, sweet as can be and truly so friendly to everyone, even undergoing such a big change as loosing her home.

We’ll update the medical process as the months unfold and hope she sails through this difficult treatment. Heartworm is totally avoidable with monthly heartworm preventative.

Sadly, her previous guardian lived in South Carolina before moving to PA and never treated his dogs so three came to the shelter, all positive, all about to endure a fight for their lives. In an ironic twist of fate, their abandonment now provides their ability to live.

We appreciate angel support to help us with Penny’s care so that she may be ready for a new home once this is behind her.

Special thanks to Janine Choplick and Suzin Webb for getting Penny to the Farm.


- Solo dog preferred
- Fenced yard required

- Sara & Rick Pisani, "Blessed to have owned a deaf dog and know how special these dogs can be."
- Gregg Ruff & Jodi Adelsohn-Ruff, in memory of Maddie, Leah & Matthew’s incredible Corgi

TIP: A 12 year old Border Collie, Tip is one of those marvelous Border Collies who focuses fully on his person and knows their every move, so intuitive in connecting to the person he loves. His charming personality wins over everyone but it’s that very intimate bond with one person that is so soulful and meaningful. Tip is a true partner with all that means as a beloved canine friend. Tip has lost his hearing so is extra attentive to his person, watching all that you do in order to follow your lead.

Tip also loves the 'game'... balls, frisbees, hikes…the work of his mind and body, together. If someone is willing to send another ball toss his way, he is happy to bring it back for yet another. He has so much energy and spunk, Tip is a very vibrant 'youngster'! He will ‘go nuts’ playing ball and then curl up on the couch as soon as you’re ready to stop, having a wonderful ‘off-switch'’. Always eager to start the day and head out for the action, Tip loves it all! He is a magnificent boy with so much to offer someone who understands this breed and adores them.

He is about 40 pounds and good with cats. Tip comes from the herding lineage of Kuykendall breeders so has a strong nature to herd and control other dogs so will do best as a solo dog. He can be strong-minded meeting other dogs on leash so would be happiest with a nice yard to call his own without a lot of canine competition. Tip landed at GHF when his guardian went through a divorce, leaving both he and Jet (age 13) needing a new life. Both lived in North Carolina.

2/19/19: Tip had the lucky life of 7 weeks with an intern from Vermont, living full-time with her in our Adoption Center... Tip absolutely LOVED it. Our intern headed back to school so Tip is clearly eager to find the person to call his own, permanently.

Here he is happily content one evening this winter….

What he is really dreaming about is the joy of a perfect catch:

 - Adopted together
 - Fenced yard required

- Peg & Mike Fuller & GHF alums Tripp, Andie & Bo

NELLIE & DUNCAN, are a 12 year old duo that have lived together for almost their whole life. They are both fantastic with people and love attention.

Nellie is a classic sweetheart of a Border Collie, involved in anything and everything that goes on around her. She befriends everyone she meets with a fabulous nature to be friendly and also watchful of all the action. She is attentive and focused and loves to have things to challenge her mind, with ball play or with her person. She is just fine with other dogs though loves to herd them as they go for their toys. She, herself, is hilarious to watch as she plays her own ball game! Nellie has some physical limitations with bi-lateral hip dysplasia and spondylosis. Her condition requires pain management in order to give her comfort. Duncan is a real character with a huge personality, 'talking' about everything. He barks to let you know what he wants and then happily woo-woos, in appreciation. He is a very outgoing, lively boy who loves his ball games! He is also affectionate and used to being side by side with his person, bonding quickly with everyone. He's always been a beloved pal to all who meet him. They are both around 50 pounds and good with cats. He was originally adopted in 2007 from GHF at a year old and then Nellie joined the home a year later, living together until the recent death of her guardian.

Snow or cold, these two love
their ball games! Watch the video!

Special thanks to Cindy Packard and Darryl Novak who transported them to GHF on a moment's notice of the guardian's passing.

- Adopted together
Fenced yard required

- No cats

- Judy & Liam English, in honor of GHF alums Tess, Ben & Arlo
- Jennifer Kwiecen, in honor of GHF alum Echo
- Sonia & Ryan Chapin, In honor of Kim & Steve Brant

BILLIE, age 12 & BEAR, age 13 have been together since pups, living in one home. Their guardian bred Border Collies so an extended family of parents and grandparents all lived together with them, as well as many puppies. He was incarcerated this summer with an uncertain outcome, leaving these two needing safe haven. A caring dog lover stepped in but after trying five different situations, she contacted GHF, realizing rescue was the only hope.

Billie & Bear are truly easy going and relaxed. Both are quite confused with all the changes but have great natures, very people oriented Bear was tied out most of the time so is really enjoying the freedom of a big yard and lots of running, now feeling his own body move with such energy! It's adorable to see him come to life, so thrilled to be active! Billie, having had four litters, is used to lots of attention so hopped right up on the couch for cuddles and is more reserved, gently saying hello to anyone new, sharing her affection. Neither show any understanding of toy play. They will be placed in a home without cats since Billie is allergic.

Both have not been vetted so will receive proper medical care to insure their health is solid. We will update the site once that is completed. They came to GHF from Vermont.


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Glen Highland Farm
217 Pegg Rd, Morris, NY  13808
Phone: (607)263-5415  Fax:  (607)263-5325