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Is a BC right for you?

Border Collies are intelligent and versatile, yet can be quirky. Learn more about the breed to find out if adopting a Border Collie is for you.

Our Adoption Process

Considering adopting a rescued Border Collie? Please read about our process before submitting an adoption application to NEBCR.

Ways to Help

We depend on our volunteers and donors to help as many dogs as possible. Check here for the different ways it’s possible to help us help them. 

Time to order your NEBCR Logo Wear!


Time to order your NEBCR Logo Wear!

These are all made to order, so you get to pick your design/color and style. Don’t see what you want? Message Running Down a Dream on FB, IG rdadbf or email: runningdownadreambf@gmail.com.

Make it your own by adding names. Order by messaging Running Down a Dream or use this link to complete the google form. Turn around time is currently 2-3 weeks.

Make your color selection here.

NEBCR Fostering


The Experience of Fostering Ocarina:
a rescue story

Watch the amazing story of Rina from deaths door to recovery and finally placement in her forever home. See for yourself the difference fostering for NEBCR can make.

Our Mission

New England Border Collie Rescue, Inc. (NEBCR) is a group of volunteers working to find homes for stray, abandoned or unwanted Border Collies throughout the Northeast United States.

Available for Adoption

NEBCR, Inc. has dogs in foster care for at least a two week evaluation period before they are made available for adoption.

Please review “Our Adoption Process” to find out how to adopt a dog from NEBCR. You must have an approved application on file to be considered for any NEBCR rescue dog. Please submit your application BEFORE inquiring about a particular dog.