Judging by his coat, coloring, personality, and strong herding instinct, Chase appears to be a mix of Smooth-coated Collie and Australian Cattle Dog. Jenny says a friend she met while caring for rescued animals after Hurricane Katrina later rescued Chase from a man who was going to shoot him for chasing sheep. The photo Jenny first saw of him was that of a scared little dog, shaking and trembling, but she felt he would be a good fit for her family and soon arranged to have him transported from Virginia to Minnesota, where he began his happy new life.
Traveling from Virginia to Minnesota,
Chase is another rescue success story.
Although early on Chase appeared to have some flashbacks to the violence he had been subjected to before being rescued, he seems to have recovered and understands he is safe now. He became fast friends with Jenny’s other Australian Cattle Dog, Bandit, and the two enjoy playing ball, running in the woods, and bobbing for fallen apples in the kiddie pool.
Jenny and Chase went to obedience and agility classes, learned to track together, and enjoyed herding sheep and ducks. Jenny says he has become the sweetest and most sensitive dog she’s known. Although acting on his herding instinct could have cost him his life, he trusts Jenny now and herds without fear, showing you can start over again and recover from abuse and violence to be who you were meant to be.
Chase now smiles a lot in his
Chase came from this rescue organization and Jenny always likes to give them credit and encourage others to donate: Lost Fantasy Rescue They are in a poverty-stricken area of Virginia and Sarah helps a lot of animals with very little resources. Jenny is so grateful that she met Sarah in Louisiana and that she rescued Chase.