About Tess:

Tess is a medium-sized, female Bearded Collie X, aged 5 years old.


Tess was a rescue dog (we think off a farm) and has been with us for 3 years. She has access to inside and outside our home during the day and sleeps in her outside kennel at night. She prefers to be outside and is not fully toilet trained. She is desexed and chipped.
Tess is an awesome family dog who loves playing with our teenage boys. She is touchy-feely and likes to sit with her head on your knee.
She lives with our older dog (a boxer), 2 cats, 2 guinea pigs and 4 people. If the cats run, she will chase them, but if they ignore her, she ignores them. Tess can be a bit aggressive with smaller dogs she doesn’t know and is food-aggressive. This will probably improve with training.
Unfortunately, our older dog is getting too old to play with Tess and has started snapping at her.
Tess will need an active home with someone who gives her lots of attention. She is easily trainable and wants to please.

Is Tess used to children? Yes.
Is Tess used to cats? Yes.
Is Tess toilet-trained? No.
Is Tess used to stock? Don’t know.
Is Tess used to chickens? No.
How well does Tess get on with other dogs? OK.
Tess lives in Taupo, North Island.
A bit about Tess’s personality:

Tess loves to run, play and cuddle. She is very affectionate and loves people. When I’m working at home, she will sit on my feet under my desk. Tess has loads of energy, and playfights constantly with her sister (a boxer). She can walk on a lead, but much prefers to run off a lead.
Tess is motivated by food and knows basic commands. On our walks, she will dip her belly into the lake, but is not keen to go out of her depth.

About me:

My name: Sarah Apiti.
My e-mail address: hmmmchoc@hotmail.com.
My phone number: 0275848048


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