Collie and Sheltie Rescue
   of Southeast Virginia
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Thank you for visiting our website! We hope you find the information you are looking for on our pages, as well as a future member of your family.
Want to donate to the Rescue?
Donations are tax deductible.
We will post our next event in the Spring when we get confirmation of the date.
-> Please contact us and provide your email address and name at
if you want to be notified of our next event.
- We post events more frequently on our Facebook site so please check it for more details
- Our Facebook link is to the right on this page.
* Please Note:
- Our adoption fee is $300.
- We have a waiting list.
- We are a small rescue and always need foster families and volunteers.
- The Rescue is run solely by unpaid volunteers and most of us have full-time jobs, so please be patient with us and we will get back to you on your inquiries as soon as we possibly can.
Please consider coming out to join us this year as we attend dog rescue events.
It helps us raise money for the dogs' care and medical expenses
which have been averaging over $400 to bring the dogs up to date on shots and medical needs,
and more when we get special needs cases.
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Who We Are

The Collie and Sheltie Rescue is a volunteer-staff, non-profit organization, 501(c)(3) [Tax ID #541812331], that rescues and places for adoption collies and shelties who can no longer be cared for by well-meaning owners, as well as unwanted, abused, neglected, or abandoned collies and shelties. We are very similiar to your local SPCA but do not have a fixed facility, and we specialize in collies and shelties. The "orphans" we receive are given personalized attention through our foster care network.
Please check us out on Facebook, and if you like what you see let us know.
You can see our Facebook page at!/CollieandSheltierescue

Below are a few of the dogs we have had come through the rescue. 

See our "Photos" page for more of these sweet dogs.

If you are interested in adopting or fostering a dog, please use the menu above, go to the "Applicant Questionnaire" page and follow the instructions on the page.

 "He is your friend, your partner, your defender, your dog. You are his life, his love, his leader. He will be yours, faithful and true to the last beat of his heart. You owe it to him to be worthy of such devotion."



Chesapeake- 4 dogs
Gloucester- No limit
Hampton- No limit
Newport News- 4 animals total (dogs, cats, rabbits, guinea pigs, etc.)
Norfolk- 4 dogs and 4 cats
Poquoson- 4 animals total (dogs, cats rabbits, guinea pigs, etc.)
Portsmouth- 5 dogs
Suffolk- 5 dogs
VA Beach- 4 dogs
Yorktown- 4 dogs
Williamsburg- No limit   

1.  This limit does not apply to families who foster for rescues, or animal shelters.
2.  We have to abide by these restrictions when we adopt out a dog. 
3.  We are providing this information so you are aware there are legal animal restrictions in each city.
4.  This Information was gathered from various sources for each city listed.
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