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Shetland Sheepdog Rescue

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Shetland Sheepdog Rescue in Alabama

Rescue Name: Northwest Alabama Herding Dog Rescue
Contact: Karen Bordonaro
Phone: 256-263-7604 / 304-445-3000
Email: nwalherd[at]

Rescue Name: Critter Corner (East Central)
Contact: Sharon Estes
Phone: 256-276-6177
Email: estes1[at]

Rescue Name: Southern Alabama Sheltie Rescue
Contact: Emily Langley
Phone: 251-943-8393
Email: emszoo[at]


Shetland Sheepdog Rescue in Alaska

Rescue Name: Sheltie Rescue of Alaska
Contact: Terri Morefield / Nancy Atkinson
Phone: 907-488-9443
Email: thyla[at]

Rescue Name: Anchorage & Mat-Su
Contact: Donna Lindsay
Phone: 907-694-8427
Email: dlindsay[at]

Rescue Name: Kenai Sheltie Rescue
Contact: Gwen Bennett
Phone: 907-283-5413 
Email: muttnpug[at]


Shetland Sheepdog Rescue in Alberta

Rescue Name: Alberta Sheltie Rescue
Email: albertasheltierescue[at]


Shetland Sheepdog Rescue in Arizona

Rescue Name: Mid-Arizona Shetland Sheepdog Club Rescue
Contact: Phyllis Watson
Phone: 480-464-1269
Email: masscr[at]

Rescue Name: Arizona Sheltie Rescue
Contact: Bill Ferrell / Cindy Reel
Phone: 480-507-7996 / 602-843-8073
Email: bkferrell[at] / reelracer[at]

Rescue Name: Shetland Sheepdog Club of Greater Tuscon
Contact: Maureen Metzger
Phone: 520-298-9435
Email: maureenmetzger[at]

Shetland Sheepdog Rescue in California

Rescue Name: Southland Sheltie Rescue Inc (Los Angeles)
Contact: Kathy Parsons / Judi Barry
Phone: 562-691-6038 / 562-691-8118
Email: dkparsons[at] / judibarry[at]

Rescue Name: Southland Sheltie Rescue Inc (San Diego)
Contact: Sarai Johnson
Phone: 619-347-0379
Email: saraijohnson[at]

Rescue Name: Northern California Sheltie Rescue
Contact: Gale Ann Morris
Phone: 916-684-8615 / 916-804-2791
Email: sheltieroses[at]

Shetland Sheepdog Rescue in Colorado

Rescue Name: Northern Colorado Sheltie Rescue Association
Contact: Peggy Fulton
Phone: N/A
Email: yadah[at]

Rescue Name: Colorado Sheltie Rescue Inc (Denver)
Contact: Jenni McKernan
Phone: 303-783-5772
Email: colosheltierescue[at]

Rescue Name: Pueble Collie / Shetland Sheepdog Rescue
Contact: Hope Hemperly
Phone: 719-547-4008 
Email: info[at]


Shetland Sheepdog Rescue in Conneticut

Rescue Name: New England Sheltie Rescue
Contact: Bob and Donna Vera
Phone: 860-546-6775 
Email: nesr[at]


Shetland Sheepdog Rescue in Florida

Rescue Name: Mid-Florida Shetland Sheepdog Club Sheltie Rescue
Contact: Wendy Myshrall / Sherry Lee
Phone: 407-498-3128 / 407-892-6325
Email: simbadane66[at] / lindenshelties[at]

Rescue Name: Jacksonville Shetland Sheepdog Rescue
Contact: Darla Duffey
Phone: 904-262-5420 / 1-800-292-5420
Email: DDuffey[at]

Rescue Name: Gulf Coast Sheltie Rescue
Contact: Jan Nickerson
Phone: 850 626-3466 
Email: pack_nwfla[at]

Rescue Name: Suncoast Sheltie Rescue (Tampa Bay)
Contact: April Dunford
Phone: 727-541-3269
Email: aprilshelty[at]

Rescue Name: Panama City Shetland Sheepdog Rescue
Contact: Jodi Nickerson
Phone: 859-722-0169
Email: shadowcreek2[at]

Rescue Name: Sheltie Rescue of South Florida
Contact: Brenda Lux 
Phone: 754-204-1947
Email: a1k9koah[at]

Rescue Name: Sheltie Rescue of Central Florida
Contact: Barb Davis 
Phone: 407-719-1219
Email: dillardbab[at] 

Rescue Name: Tallahassee Area Sheltie Rescue
Contact: Carla Maynor
Phone: 850-926-5199 / 850-926-2547
Email: cclips[at]

Rescue Name: Friends of Collies and Shelties Inc
Contact: Faith Martin
Phone: 904-716-0495
Email: collielady[at]


Shetland Sheepdog Rescue in Georgia

Rescue Name: Sheltie Rescue of Georgia Inc
Contact: N/A
Phone: 770-926-2001
Email: info[at]

Rescue Name: Peach State Sheltie Rescue
Contact: Joan Flowers
Phone: 770-634-7130  
Email: jflowers42000[at]


Shetland Sheepdog Rescue in Illinois

Rescue Name: ASSA Rescue National Director
Contact: Dorothy Christiansen
Phone: 815-485-3726
Email: Lynnlea1[at]

Rescue Name: National Sheltie Rescue Network
Contact: Dorothy Christiansen
Phone: 815-485-3726
Email: Lynnlea1[at]

Rescue Name: Central Illinois Sheltie Rescue
Contact: Natalie Whalen / Sharon Yocom
Phone: 309-663-2440 / 309-830-0017
Email: info[at] / SMYocom[at]


Shetland Sheepdog Rescue in Indiana

Rescue Name: Sheltie Rescue of Central Indiana
Contact: Sue Moore / John Mountford  
Phone: 317-697-0845 / 765-342-5885 
Email: jdiffie[at] / faxman[at]  

Rescue Name: Indiana Shetland Sheepdog Rescue
Contact: Teresa Cotton
Phone: 317-984-5737
Email: ipdtcotton[at]

Rescue Name: Sheltie Rescue of Greater Lafayette, Indiana
Contact: Peg Barton / Jane Fischer
Phone: 765 296-3980 / 765 447-4603 
Email: rbarton[at] / janef[at]


Shetland Sheepdog Rescue in Iowa

Rescue Name: Iowa Shetland Sheepdog Rescue
Contact: Mike Firgard
Phone: 319-939-3776
Email: redsheltie[at]

Rescue Name: Central Iowa Shetland Sheepdog Rescue
Contact: Jeanette Zoss
Phone: N/A
Email: kellshelties[at]


Shetland Sheepdog Rescue in Kansas

Rescue Name: Sheltie Shack Rescue of Kansas
Contact: Linda Kotapish
Phone: 785-363-7148
Email: sheltieshack[at] 

Rescue Name: Kansas City Sheltie Rescue Inc
Contact: Barbara Johnson
Phone: 913-384-0366
Email: kcsheltierescue[at]


Shetland Sheepdog Rescue in Kentucky

Rescue Name: Heart of Kentucky Sheltie Rescue (Lexington)
Contact: Karen Evans
Phone: 859-744-5934
Email: karashome[at]

Rescue Name: Eastern Kentucky Rescue Inc
Contact: Lisa Scalf
Phone: 606-478-4400
Email: dscalf[at]


Shetland Sheepdog Rescue in Louisiana

Rescue Name: Sheltie Rescue of Louisiana
Contact: Mary Jo Crawford
Phone: 985-863-5845 
Email: RadandRed[at]

Rescue Name: Southern LA Sheltie Rescue
Contact: Traci Selman
Phone: 225-261-9877
Email: sheltiegirl8[at]


Shetland Sheepdog Rescue in Maine

Rescue Name: Downeast Shetland Sheepdog Rescue
Contact: Vicki Rolls
Phone: 207-342-5885
Email: majestyksheltie[at]

Rescue Name: Kennebec Valley Shetland Sheepdog Rescue
Contact: Holly Fent
Phone: 207-773-6677 
Email: shelltees[at]


Shetland Sheepdog Rescue in Maryland

Rescue Name: Shetland Sheepdog Rescue Club of Southern Maryland
Contact: Elaine Quade
Phone: 301-373-2695
Email: elaine.tony[at]

Rescue Name: Sheltie Haven Sheltie Rescue
Contact: Carol Guth
Phone: 301-663-0635 
Email: Sheltytaxi[at]

Rescue Name: Northern Chesapeake Sheltie Rescue
Contact: Linda Isbell
Phone: 410-515-7029
Email: isbelll[at]

Rescue Name: Shetland Sheepdog Club of Baltimore Rescue
Contact: Donna Mills
Phone: 410-799-5756
Email: shelttt[at]



Shetland Sheepdog Rescue in Michigan

Rescue Name: Detroit Shetland Sheepdog Rescue
Contact: Pam Moore / Marilyn Runde
Phone: 517-569-2023 / 734-716-0326
Email: sheltiepam[at]

Rescue Name: Western Michigan Sheltie Rescue
Contact: Carol Strotheide
Phone: 616-453-8124
Email: cstrotheide[at]


Shetland Sheepdog Rescue in Minnesota

Rescue Name: Minnesota Sheltie Rescue
Contact: Karen Marquardt 
Phone: 612-616-7477
Email: Mnsheltierescue[at]


Shetland Sheepdog Rescue in Missouri

Rescue Name: Second Chance Sheltie Rescue (St Louis)
Contact: Janice Mitchell 
Phone: 888-873-5443
Email: SheltieRescue[at]

Rescue Name: Kansas City Sheltie Rescue Inc
Contact: Barbara Johnson
Phone: 913-384-0366
Email: kcsheltierescue[at]


Shetland Sheepdog Rescue in Nebraska

Rescue Name: Nebraska Sheltie Rescue
Contact: Mark L Rossignol
Phone: 402-466-5596 / 402-499-1842
Email: schiprescue-ne[at]


Shetland Sheepdog Rescue in Nevada

Rescue Name: Northern Nevada Sheltie Rescue
Contact: Pat Mahoney
Phone: N/A
Email: walkdusty[at]

Rescue Name: Southern Nevada Sheltie Rescue
Contact: Annette McNaughton
Phone: 775-537-1969 / 775-764-0345
Email: KenoCookie[at]

Rescue Name: Sheltie Rescue of Las Vegas
Contact: Brenda Paul
Phone: 702-263-1055 
Email: Bshannara[at]


Shetland Sheepdog Rescue in New Hampshire

Rescue Name: Granite State Sheltie Rescue
Contact: Jody Abrahamson
Phone: 603-522-6370
Email: jopavist[at]


Shetland Sheepdog Rescue in New Jersey

Rescue Name: Shetland Sheepdog Placement Service of New Jersey
Contact: Aneita Frey / Donna Coletti
Phone: 908-704-1241 / 908-475-8308
Email: a.frey[at]


Shetland Sheepdog Rescue in New York

Rescue Name: Long Island Shetland Sheepdog Fanciers Rescue
Contact: Barbara Bellini
Phone: 631-751-8028 
Email: lissr[at]

Rescue Name: New England Sheltie Rescue
Contact: Karen Warren
Phone: 914-764-8422
Email: studiokama[at]

Rescue Name: Southern Tier Sheltie Rescue
Contact: Melody LaChiusa
Phone: 607-324-5334
Email: lachiump[at]

Rescue Name: Tri-State Shetland Sheepdog Rescue
Contact: Julie Canzoneri
Phone: 516-574-9989
Email: sheltielove94[at]



Shetland Sheepdog Rescue in North Carolina

Rescue Name: Triangle Sheltie Rescue of North Carolina
Contact: Randy Ross
Phone: 919-606-7132
Email: randy[at]

Rescue Name: Western Area Sheltie Rescue
Contact: Lane Huntsinger
Phone: 828-259-9090
Email: marleysmom3[at]


Shetland Sheepdog Rescue in Ohio

Rescue Name: Precious Secrets Sheltie Rescue
Contact: Cathy Tucker
Phone: 513-336-0559
Email: pettaxi[at]

Rescue Name: Northeast Ohio Sheltie Rescue
Contact: Cindy Hazelett / Paula Adams
Phone: 330-296-8257
Email: augustpch[at]


Shetland Sheepdog Rescue in Oregon

Rescue Name: Oregon Sheltie Rescue
Contact: Barb Aulbach
Phone: 503-543-7556
Email: CALEDON01[at]

Rescue Name: Southern Oregon Sheltie Rescue
Contact: Kathy Ettinger
Phone: 541-773-5295
Email: kjettinger[at]


Shetland Sheepdog Rescue in Pennsylvania

Rescue Name: Lakeside K-9 Services
Contact: Donna Eshleman
Phone: 610-317-2426
Email: shelties4me[at]

Rescue Name: Lycoming County Sheltie Rescue
Contact: Judy and Dave Humenanski
Phone: 570-323-7574
Email: naturebuddy[at]

Rescue Name: Patchwork Rescue of South East Pennsylvania
Contact: Kathy Morgan
Phone: 610-326-9475
Email: DemoKathy[at]

Rescue Name: Reign & Hail Sheltie Rescue of Pennsylvania
Contact: Ellen Felix
Phone: 610-926-4959
Email: ReignHailRescue[at]

Rescue Name: Western Pennsylvania Sheltie Rescue
Contact: Tammy Phaugh
Phone: N/A
Email: tipperss[at]

Rescue Name: One Home Away, North East Pennsylvania
Contact: Linda Kotch
Phone: 570-735-5069
Email: mistycat508[at]

Rescue Name: Susquehanna Valley Sheltie Rescue
Contact: Susan Ferree
Phone: 717-802-0789
Email: susan[at]


Shetland Sheepdog Rescue in Rhode Island

Rescue Name: New England Shetland Sheepdog Rescue
Contact: Bob and Donna Vera
Phone: 860-546-6775 
Email: nesr[at]


Shetland Sheepdog Rescue in South Carolina

Rescue Name: Charleston South Carolina Sheltie Rescue
Contact: Joy Davis / Serry Wallace
Phone: 843-821-3175 / 843-886-8045
Email: puppyluv1[at] / wallace[at]

Rescue Name: South Carolina Sheltie Rescue
Contact: Laney Grubbs / Kristi Wallace
Phone: 803-920-0644 / 803-817-6573
Email: graph1[at] / kwallace002[at]

Rescue Name: Southeast Herding Dog Rescue
Contact: N/A
Phone: N/A

Shetland Sheepdog Rescue in Tennessee

Rescue Name: Middle Tennessee Sheltie Rescue Inc
Contact: Ann Acuff
Phone: 615-832-7530
Email: sheltieresque[at]

Rescue Name: Fresh Start Sheltie Rescue
Contact: Kim Fike
Phone: 901-734-5414
Email: sheltierescuekim[at]

Rescue Name: Sheltie Rescue of East Tennessee
Contact: Brenda Jenkins
Phone: N/A


Shetland Sheepdog Rescue in Texas

Rescue Name: Austin Sheltie Rescue
Contact: Sunne Wiginton / Jennifer Steede
Phone: 512-453-8094
Email: swig[at] / jennifer_steede[at]

Rescue Name: Dallas / Ft. Worth Sheltie Rescue Inc
Contact: Becky Ramsey
Phone: 469-569-7102
Email: rramsey810[at]

Rescue Name: Alamo Area SSC
Contact: Helen Bennett
Phone: 210-653-9258
Email: shanwin[at]

Rescue Name: Shalaine Sheltie Rescue
Contact: Sherry E. Lindsey
Phone: 830-620-6661
Email: Shalainetx[at]

Rescue Name: Houston Sheltie Sanctuary
Contact: Joan Samuelson / Linda Parlapiano
Phone: 281-859-0146
Email: joansamuelson[at] / Addpar[at]

Rescue Name: West Texas Sheltie Rescue
Contact: Jeannie Baxter
Phone: 432-699-0350
Email: jeanniebaxter[at]


Shetland Sheepdog Rescue in Utah

Rescue Name: Sheltie Rescue of Utah Inc
Contact: Ernie & Caren Ciampini (Ogden)
Phone: 801-731-6420
Email: ciampini[at]

Rescue Name: Sheltie Rescue of Utah Inc
Contact: Julene Mathews (Salt Lake)
Phone: 801-566-4037
Email: saltaireshelties[at]


Shetland Sheepdog Rescue in Virginia

Rescue Name: Northern Virginia Sheltie Rescue
Contact: N/A
Phone: 703-912-4002
Email: shelties[at]

Rescue Name: Sheltie Rescue of Southeastern Virginia
Contact: Kathy O'Pezio
Phone: 757-638-2046
Email: kata58[at]


Shetland Sheepdog Rescue in Washington

Rescue Name: Seattle Purebred Dog Rescue
Contact: Lynn Erckmann
Phone: N/A
Email: flurry[at]


Shetland Sheepdog Rescue in West Virginia

Rescue Name: West Virginia Sheltie Rescue
Contact: Joann Jones / Debbie Kerns
Phone: 304-669-4889 / 304-263-2717
Email: sheltiestar[at] / kernsmadhouse[at]


Shetland Sheepdog Rescue in Wisconsin

Rescue Name: Wisconsin Sheltie Rescue
Contact: Lisa Martin
Phone: 920-439-1849
Email: crtrstr[at]


Shetland Sheepdog Rescue in Canada

Rescue Name: Canadian Shetland Sheepdog Association
Contact: Michelle Rogowski (Rescue Coordinator)
Phone: N/A
Email: cassbar[at]

Rescue Name: Canadian Shetland Sheepdog Association East Ontario
Contact: Maureen Lynch (Rescue Coordinator)
Phone: 613-256-7185 
Email: shelamo[at]

Rescue Name: South Ontario Sheltie Rescue
Contact: Kathie Perron
Phone: N/A
Email: kat.per[at]

Rescue Name: Quebec Sheltie Rescue
Contact: Inga Paquin
Phone: 450-623-0780
Email: ipaquin[at]


Shetland Sheepdog Rescue in the UK

Contact: Mrs B Peach
Location: Spalding, Lincs
Phone: 01755 840800

Contact: Mrs C Ripley
Location: Hoddesdon, Herts
Phone: 01992 461627

Contact: Mr T Whitworth
Location: Downham Market, Norfolk
Phone: 01366 385463

Contact: Mrs S Wicks-Jones
Location: Cowley, Oxford
Phone: 01865 747107

Contact: Mrs J Martin
Location: Maldon, Essex
Phone: 01621 816203

Contact: Mr & Mrs Waugh
Location: Rochdale, Lancs
Phone: 01706 852751

Contact:Mrs P Simkiss
Location: Redditch, Worcs
Phone: 01527 524424

Contact: Mrs R Crossley
Location: Southwater, West Sussex
Phone: 01403 733549

Contact: Sue Standen
Location: Tonbridge, Kent
Phone: 01622 820639

Contact: Mrs S Beeney
Location: Barnstaple, North Devon
Phone: 01271 858863

Contact: Mrs B Jamieson
Location: Buntingford, Herts
Phone: 01763 289543

Contact: Mrs M Dobson
Location: Marton, Nr Blackpool
Phone: 01253 694038

Contact: Mrs C Aaron
Location: Bury St Edmonds, Suffolk
Phone: 01284 388838

Contact: Mrs Alison Davidson
Location: Gayton, Northants
Phone: 01604 858029

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