Age: 3 years
Breed: Collie/Shepherd cross
Mixing with dogs: Yes
Mixing with children: Yes
Mixing with cats: Yes
Country of origin: Cyprus
Lassie's life has been a string of shelters and abandonment. She originally ended up in a council pound in Nicosia after being found as a stray. After months had passed she was due to be taken to the vet to be put to sleep as the pound was full to the brim, but thankfully a rescuer in Paphos was able to take her under her wing instead, saving healthy dog from being euthanised for no reason. However, since then Lassie has been overlooked day in, day out. Her larger size and darker colouring both work against her, and she has struggled now for over a year to find a loving home.
Lassie is an amazing character. She is incredibly clever, loyal and friendly, approaching everyone to befriend them and hopefully get a stroke. She is such a big softie and loves to be around people. She is quiet, gentle and very relaxed. She is used to spending her days lazing around the shelter, but in a home she would love long walks, training classes and the chance to explore new places. Her opportunities are so limited in the shelter and she would love a more active lifestyle.
Lassie would make a great family companion. Her fantastic nature and happy personality means she is great around children, and she doesn't exhibit any aggressive tendencies around cats either. She is a great all rounder and it's about time she was given the chance she has waited so long for.
If you're interested in offering Lassie a home please get in touch!