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Mid-Atlantic Border Collie Rescue is uniquely qualified to improve the lives of misplaced border collies due to more than 20 years of being a haven for border collies that have been abandoned, discarded, or neglected. Knowing and loving this breed allows MABCR to rescue dogs from uncertain futures, and place them into caring, responsible homes. MABCR knows each of their dogs intimately, and what each requires in their new home. Dogs that arrive neglected or with behavioral issues receive special care and training to allow them to rehabilitate. Assessment of each dog as individuals will determine if they should be placed as a pet, or into a working home – involved in service, herding, goose removal, agility, obedience, etc.

MABCR is a 501(c)3 organization run primarily by volunteers who have direct knowledge of living and working with border collies. MABCR currently serves the Mid-Atlantic region — including Maryland, Delaware, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Virginia, portions of New York, northern North Carolina, and eastern West Virginia, as well as the District of Columbia.

Sarah
Executive Director

With a lifetime of experience training horses and dogs, and more than 25 years experience training and living with (lots and lots of) border collies, she's our resident border collie expert and behaviorist.
Skylar
Assistant to the Executive Director

Skylar came to us as an intern in 2015 and has adopted 2 MABCR pups. Skylar lives on the farm, and owns and operates Belle Rose Kennels offering training, day care, and boarding. Skylar competes in several sports venues, including agility and USBCHA herding.
Barbara
Storekeeper

Barbara is a long time volunteer for MABCR, and has adopted 5 dogs, and 2 cats! Barbara runs our store, where you can find all sorts of swag that supports our dogs. Barbara also conducts phone interviews and homes studies, and does therapy work with her dog!

We love staying engaged with our community and supporters through social media. We enjoy watching our alumni flourish in their news homes, sharing “pupdates” on our new intakes, and providing educational resources with dog owners to make them the best owners they can be!

You can get plugged in with MABCR’s social media channels and stay up to date with all the happenings on the farm with the links below.

2 weeks ago

We don't know who send this gate anchors, but THANK YOU!!

3 weeks ago

Sean is helping his foster peeps garden on this beautiful spring day!!!
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Please see his album here on Facebook for more information!!

3 weeks ago
Photos from Mid-Atlantic Border Collie Rescue's post

Kat is ready for the right home. Are you his person?
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Please see his description on his album, and information on adoption on our website at mabcr.org

3 weeks ago

Still homeless and shilling ๐Ÿ˜‚
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www.mabcr.org

3 weeks ago
Photos from Mid-Atlantic Border Collie Rescue's post

Sharing more of our fun fotos from the Winter Wander 5K!
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We're truly grateful for the support we receive with these virtual events. The Winter Wander raised about $4000 for the dogs of MABCR. ... See more

3 weeks ago
Photos from Mid-Atlantic Border Collie Rescue's post

Sharing more of our fun fotos from the Winter Wander 5K!
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We're truly grateful for the support we receive with these virtual events. The Winter Wander raised about $4000 for the dogs of MABCR. ... See more

3 weeks ago
Old Mother Hubbard Classic Large Natural Dog Treats

Not sure who needs this, but the 20lb Mother Hubbard is on sale bigtime!

50% off!!

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Old Mother Hubbard Classic Large Natural Dog Treats

3 weeks ago

We love this sweet update from Kit's peeps - apparently, one of Kit's favorite pastimes is to sit on the porch with her peeps and watch the world go by....

3 weeks ago
Photos from Mid-Atlantic Border Collie Rescue's post

We LOVE that some of our peeps formed teams and walked in a group, some shared steps, and some shared maps!! Sure looks as if everyone had fun!

3 weeks ago
Photos from Mid-Atlantic Border Collie Rescue's post

Sharing photos from our winter fundraiser!! It's so much fun to have folks share their participation in this virtual event!! We LOVE seeing folks get out with their pups!!