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Breed: Australian Shepherd
Age: 4 years
Location: New Jersey
Coat Length: Medium/Wavy
Gender: Male (neutered)
Size when grown: Medium
Weight: 42 lbs
Level of blindness: Appears to react to shadows in bright light.
General health: Overall good, great coat.
Good with dogs: Yes with patience. Sammie gets nervous and the approach should be
Good with kids: Other (Not tested)
Good with cats: Other (Not tested)
Sammie is a 4-year old Australian Shepherd that has microphthlamia in both eyes. He is an absolute doll with his people and loves to be on the couch with you, having his face rubbed.
Because Sammie is blind, he is also needs to know you are nearby. He does have some separation anxiety and will try to push out a door to follow you.
Currently we are working on crate-training him and he is slowly getting use to it. He does cry and scratch at the crate but will settle down with a really good treat. Having the TV on helps him adjust to being crated.
More information to come about Mr. Sammie!!
If you are interested in adopting Sammie, please fill out our
The Board of Directors has voted to prohibit the use of Invisible/Electronic fences on Blind Dog Rescue Alliance dogs. This policy will be effective immediately.
If you would like to donate to Sammie's care, please send to:
PO Box 53
Seymour, CT 06483