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GREAT FALLS — Although hundreds of ambitious adopters accept apparent interest, dozens of collies rescued from a tractor bivouac at the Canadian bound aftermost abatement abide bond for, Toole County Deputy Sheriff Mike Lamey says.
A cardinal of the -to-be adopters haven’t panned out, Lamey said. Either they abridgement acceptable apartment for a collie-sized dog, they already own the best cardinal of dogs accustomed in their burghal — the absolute is two per domiciliary in Great Falls — or they haven’t been able to drive to Montana to aces up a dog.
Above-100-degree temperatures accept fabricated it absurd to address the dogs by air.
The collies accept been spayed and neutered and are actuality housed in a metal barn in Great Falls.
With Camp Collie slated to abutting Aug. 4, there are 73 dogs remaining. Ten accept new owners on their way to aces them up, but the blow are up for grabs, Lamey said.
Officials are still processing applications and apprehend addition 25 dogs to arch to new homes by the end of abutting week.
”That puts us bottomward to 40,” he said.
Latecomers accept an accomplished adventitious of accepting a dog if they complete the appliance and canyon background, home and vet checks, Lamey said. A board makes the final accommodation on whether to accord an appellant a dog.
Application forms are accessible at Camp Collie or on the American Working Collie Association’s Web site, Lamey said. -to-be adopters additionally may alarm (406) 450-2176 for added information.
Camp Collie has been operating for nine months, anytime back Toole County admiral arrested the dogs’ owners, Jon and Athena Harman of Alaska, Nov. 1 on 180 counts anniversary of abomination beastly cruelty. The brace had apprenticed 165 collies, six added dogs and 10 bodies 2,240 afar over nine canicule in a tractor bivouac with little food, baptize or beginning air.
A Justice Court board bedevilled the brace in May. As allotment of their book they were appropriate to cost about all of the animals.
Nearly 100 dogs and bodies accept already gone to new homes as far abroad as New Hampshire, California and Calgary, Lamey said.
After Aug. 4, ambitious adopters will charge to go through the AWCA to band up arrangements. The AWCA affairs to acreage out any actual dogs to advance homes until abiding homes are found, Lamey said.
On the Net: American Working Collie Association: www.awca.net
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