Adopted: Penny

Hello! My name is Penny. I am a sweet, smart, fun loving young lady. I adore tennis balls and spending time with people!!

Quick Facts:

  • Breed: Border Collie Mix
  • Gender: Spayed female
  • Age: 2-3 years old
  • Size: 60+ pounds
  • Good with…
  • Dogs? No, sorry!
  • Cats? No, sorry!
  • Kids? 8+ years old


I was surrendered to a high kill shelter in KY when my family could no longer keep me. So sad in a way, but as it probably wasn’t the most loving home, maybe it was a good thing too! Especially since I avoided being put to sleep (the shelter was SO overcrowded) when Schoolhouse Rescue said they could take me into their rescue program! Whew! That was a close one!

I have been living at Schoolhouse Rescue in the Binghamton area since Spring 2015. I LOVE all of the people who I have met … Continue reading

Adopted: Rooney

Hi, my name is Rooney! I’m a beautiful, loving, and incredibly affectionate and deeply sweet boy!

Quick Facts:

  • Breed: Border collie mix (maybe mixed with spaniel)!
  • Gender: Male, neutered
  • Age: 8 years old
  • Size: 55 pounds
  • Good with…
  • Dogs? Dogs? Yes, see below
  • Cats? Yes! I am incredibly gentle with cats.
  • Kids? 12+ years


I hail from Vestal, NY where I was adopted from the Humane Society into a wonderful family in 2011 when I was 1 year old. I was so grateful to them and when I met my doggy brother, a Lab, we ran and ran, it was so much fun! They had 4 cats and I was great with them all too! I wasn’t OK with strangers and other dogs, though–they made me very nervous. Once I got to know people, I felt comfortable around them. I went to doggie school and worked … Continue reading


Quick Facts:

  • Breed: Border Collie mix
  • Gender: Female, Spayed
  • Age: 7 year old
  • Size: 45lbs
  • Good with…
  • Dogs? Yes
  • Cats? Yes
  • Children? No

Hi! My name is Lilly (aka Lily Bear, Little Bear, and Cutie Pants), and I am ridiculously adorable, sweet, loving, and very smart!


I was rescued from an overcrowded KY shelter when I was only 4 months old and have been here in foster care with CDR ever since. When I was first rescued by CDR, their nice vets found that I had a previously fractured pelvis (consistent with being kicked, hard) and one of my ears appears to have been ½-cut off with scissors. Clearly, my first few months of life were rough, but you’d never know it, as I am the happiest, sweetest, most adoring and adorable girl around!


I am a super friendly, happy, playful and affectionate girl! Everyone always … Continue reading

Adopted: Bees

Hi!  My name is Bees (as in “cute as the bees knees!”) and I am a sweet, playful, and affectionate girl!

Quick Facts:

  • Breed: Border Collie/Black Lab mix
  • Gender: Female, spayed
  • Age: 2 year old
  • Size: 50 pounds
  • Good with…
  • Dogs: Yes!
  • Cats: Dog savvy, dog friendly cats–YES!​
  • Kids: 12+ years​


I’m absolutely the most affectionate, SWEET, and loyal dog you can imagine, once I get to know you. I was found abandoned up in Watkins Glen and the wonderful folks at Farm Sanctuary took care of me before I was transferred to the CDR program. Whatever my past early experience was, it has left me with some fear of strangers but has also given me the ability to love and bond strongly with the people whom I get to know and trust.


About my adorable personality! I am young and therefore very, very playful … Continue reading