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Meet Riley

Riley was advertised on Gumtree for $999.99 by his family. There were no takers and the family were on the way to the pound with only 4 days before they moved overseas and they still had not made any arrangements for Riley when they heard about DCH's Collie Rough carer. Riley was so dirty and matted but after a bath and 4 hours of grooming he is back on the road to looking like the stunning boy he should. This poor boy has been debarked and I have no idea why as he is not an excessive barker at all, in fact he hardly ever barks unless the other Collies are playing and chasing balls, which is what they do when having fun they bark, otherwise he is happy to curl up in a dog bed and have a nice nap when all is quiet. He travels well in the car, is now housetrained and is just such a beautiful soft natured boy. Riley needs a family that will make him very much a part of their family as he has been neglected far too long.

He is located at Rydal (just past Lithgow) and a property inspection is required before he can be rehomed.

Riley was adopted on 28 July 2012 after 2 months in foster care

  • Collie Rough
  • male
  • 20 March 2008
  • $500
  • 26 May 2012
  • 28 July 2012

Animals in our Care

These animals have been rescued from various pounds and shelters by volunteer Foster Carers who provide the animal with a safe haven until they can be permanently rehomed. They are located throughout Sydney, Australia.

Please note that descriptions of breed, age and size are given in good faith and are based on assessment of the animal's features, together with veterinary opinion. We cannot guarantee the age and breed of any animal listed.

All dogs and cats listed come desexed, vaccinated, wormed, microchipped and heartworm tested.

Also have a look at our Dogs in Care pages for more dogs available for adoption.

Last updated: 26 May 2012