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The following Border Collies and BC mixes are available through other agencies or as independent placements by owners. The adoption of the dogs listed below will be handled by the individual home or shelter listed in the dog's bio. Glen Highland Farm is available to assist if needed. For more information about these dogs, please use the contact information provided with each dog.

PLEASE BE AWARE that you need to check people out before handing over your dog to someone you do not know. There are unscrupulous people who appear to be good adopters so be cautious and check references, especially asking for a neighbor's phone number so you can be sure that the information about them is accurate. We recommend a  TRANSFER OF  OWNERSHIP agreement so that you can have some written agreement about  your dog's future situation in the event it does not work out for the person to keep the dog. It is important to insure that your dog does not eventually land in a shelter where he or she could be euthanized.  Instead, the person agrees in writing to notify you so that you can then step in and take an appropriate course of action. 

Located in Vermont 

HANK is a 2 y.o. Male, neutered Border Collie, is in need of a new home. He’s 45 pounds, tri-colored, and (in our opinion) extremely handsome. He loves running, car rides, and having his head scratched. He’s got lots of natural Border Collie energy and would make a great companion animal for someone with an active lifestyle. Our friends who do dog agility met him and say he would make a great agility competitor if someone invested in training him.

He gets along well with other dogs. He would probably not do well in a home with cats or small children. He goes into herding mode around kids he doesn't know: crouch position, vocalizing, nipping at heels – but he's never hurt anyone. We are expecting a baby around New Year’s Day 2020, which is why we’re seeking a new home for him. He is house trained and crate trained.

We’re asking for an adoption fee of $200 to cover his recent vaccination updates and to donate to the network that helps us find him a new home. Hank is currently living in Dummerston, Vermont.

Email to learn more. In your email, please include something about your past experience with herding dog breeds. Thank you for considering our boy Hank!

Located in New York 

HICKORY is 6 months old, ~35lbs. One blue eye, and our best guess is Border Collie, Cattle Dog, Kelpie, maybe even Basenji to add some unique flare. He was rescued from a hoarding situation and initially had a significant case of mange. His skin is doing excellent & almost 100% healed. Hickory is doing well on crate training; a little more reserved than his "brother" and actually for a herding breed type does not seem super high maintenance and could probably fit in most homes.

Our adoption fee is $375, he is neutered and up-to-date on everything. Website with application

We are located in Schoharie County NY and do allow out-of-region adoptions but require meet & greet.

Located in New York 

FINN is a 6 year old Border Collie, who loves everyone, the friendliest girl with anyone new and a super affectionate girl with her people. She loves to play frisbee and ball games plus car rides are her favorite, too. She is trained on an invisible fence. She has lived in one home all her life as the solo dog so best to continue that way. She is fine with other dogs outside but like many female BC’s, will control any who are inside her home. She is ok with cats, having living with one for a long time. Her guardians are retiring and want to travel so feel she needs a new situation.

Contact: Mike & Laurie Johnson
Webster NY area

Located in New York 

THEO is perfect for someone with an active lifestyle who adores the great outdoors and a commitment to their loving pup! He is an extremely smart 8 year old boy who would prefer to meet his potential adopter a few times before going home. Theo is an affectionate boy, but on his own terms. Theo is neutered, microchipped and up to date on his vaccinations.

For more information on Theo, please reach out to

Located in North Carolina 

Smart, energetic, cuddly, 6 month old NICK, a Border Collie mix pup, was rescued from a rural kill shelter and now is in foster getting daily basic training, taking long walks and lounging on the couch. This gorgeous boy is smart, eager to please, would love a mission, after which he will happily hang out. Nick is healthy, fully vetted, neutered, heartworm negative and on heartworm and flea prevention. He enjoys the dog park but will keep returning to you to make sure you are ok. A super sweet 40 pound pup who loves belly rubs, toys and good food. If you value loyalty and intelligence, would enjoy training an smart pup , and have a mature calm home, Nick is for you. We prefer a border collie experienced adopter. We will transport.

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Links to other Border Collie Rescues in the Eastern US New England Border Collie Rescue
Coverage area includes the New England states of Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont, as well as Eastern New York State and Northern New Jersey. East Coast Herding Dog Rescue
ECHO’s mission is to rescue herding breed dogs, primarily Border Collies, Aussies, Cattle Dogs, etc, from high kill shelters within the tri state area, concentrating on NYC and NJ. Mid-Atlantic Border Collie Rescue
Currently serves the Mid-Atlantic region, including Maryland, Delaware, Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey, Virginia and West Virginia as well as the District of Columbia. Atlantic Region Central Border Collie Rescue
Primarily covers Virginia and North Carolina; sometimes South Carolina, West Virginia, and Maryland. Blue Ridge Border Collie Rescue
BRBCR serves including Virginia, North Carolina, Maryland, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Delaware, and the District of Columbia.


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