About Ozzie:

Ozzie is a large, male Bearded Collie, aged 1 years old.


A young, energetic teenage boy looking for someone experienced with herding breeds, who can offer him the lifestyle he needs with room to run and the time to continue his training. Currently on foster with us after leaving his former home in the city, which didn’t agree with him. Needs an owner with the right approach to build a positive trusting relationship and continue his training. Has a history of resource guarding towards people, which we’ve worked on successfully, but this means he cannot live with any young children. Sociable with other dogs, loves to play, but can be intimidated by bigger older males as he’s an insecure teenager! Could live with the right dog. Currently living with 7 other dogs with no problems.
Got a good bark on him but not currently utilised to work stock, but has been around our confident cats, goats, chickens and horses. Can’t say that he would be able to work sheep as never had him around them so probably best as an active companion.
Vaccinated, microchipped, neutered. 13 months old. Recently clipped coat because of matted fur. Owners will need to maintain his coat on a regular basis.
A fun addition that in the right hands, will be a fabulous companion. Lifestyle/rural homes only.

Is Ozzie used to children? No.
Is Ozzie used to cats? Yes.
Is Ozzie toilet-trained? Yes.
Is Ozzie used to stock? Yes.
Is Ozzie used to chickens? Yes.
How well does Ozzie get on with other dogs? OK.
Ozzie lives in Katikati, North Island.
A bit about Ozzie’s personality:

A big goofball who’s an oversized puppy, with a way to go before his mature brain kicks in. A loveable character given the right guidance, clear rules and plenty of mental and physical stimulation.

About me:

My name: Estelle Leyshon.
My e-mail address: allsortsdogtrainingnz@gmail.com.
My phone number: 0220918605


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