Wilson is sadly being returned to Allsorts care after 5 years in a home due to being unsettled around the young grandchildren.
Like a lot of collies he finds the fast, erratic movements of toddlers overstimulating and exciting. This awakens his herding instinct causing him to herd and nip at the young children. Due to the young children being permanent residents in the household the situation has become very stressful for all concerned.
We are informed that Wilson is good to walk, with great recall. He enjoys walks in the woods or countryside daily. In typical collie style he likes to have a ball with him on his walks. He is very focused on it and ignores other dogs (even if they bark at him).
He obviously is very used to living in a home as he has been in one for 5 years.
He bonded strongly to his adopter. However, when she was away he became much more interactive and affectionate with the other members of the family.
Obviously we would need to find Wilson a home where he won't have to deal with children. An adult only home would be best.
No cats as he tends to get anxious around them and bark.
Good in the car and around traffic.
Wilson sounds like a typical collie boy. Loyal, loving, very intelligent. But also sensitive and with the herding trait.
People used to collies would be perfect for Wilson.
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Vaccinated, wormed, micro chipped and vet checked.
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