This beautiful boy is Bandit. He's a 6 year old Shetland Sheepdog / Smooth Collie mix. He's at Wayside Waifs in Kansas City where he's stolen the hearts of animal shelter staff and volunteers.
Here's Bandit's adoption message:
My name is Bandit and I am a beautiful 6-year-old Shetland Sheepdog/Smooth Collie/Mix and I am ready for my new Forever Home. I know you probably think six is old but I am far from old; I am "young at heart", have already made it through that puppy stage so I would say I am just about the right age. After all, older is better, don't you know?
I was found as a stray and my owner was not able to take me back for personal reasons. I wish I could have stayed but sometimes people cannot take their dogs with them when their lifestyles change. That is what happened to me. I was almost adopted but that fell through so fortunately I ended up at Wayside Waifs. How lucky for me because I know that I am safe while I search for my new home and family.
When I first came to Wayside I was scared and very nervous but it did not take me long to steal the hearts of the Staff and Volunteers and now I am brave and happily ready for my new digs. Although I am over most of my fearfulness, I will still not be able to go to a home with kids under the age of 12-years-old. I know I would never purposely hurt anyone but I still am a little timid with strangers, so I ask that you please be patient with me.
My Handlers know that I am such an awesome guy and that I will make a great addition to almost any home. I would prefer a quieter environment and even though I get along with some dogs it might be best that I go to a home as an only dog. I can be picky sometimes about my canine friends.
I do great on my leash and I love to go for walks. I will stop sometimes so that you can give me a hug. I am housebroken so that will make things much easier for the both of us.
I hope that I can find a family that will be patient with me as I learn the routine of my new home and is willing to help me with positive reinforcement training and socialization. I will need time to adjust to my new surroundings before I am introduced to others outside the home; I know you understand. I think I will bond well with my new family members; so if you are looking for a best friend, here I am.
Well that just about covers everything; I hope you like what you read about me, and that you will come to Wayside to visit me. Please stop by the Adoption Desk and ask to see Bandit. I promise you will not be sorry. Oh and I forgot to mention, they call me Bandit because I will steal your heart.
Hugs and Kisses,
Have a look at Bandit's adoption video below and then contact Wayside Waifs at 816-761-8151. Bandit's animal ID number is 3848564
Wayside Waifs is Kansas City’s largest no-kill animal shelter. They are an independent, 501 (c) 3 not-for-profit humane society and animal welfare organization established in 1944. Wayside Waifs is committed to finding homes for all adoptable pets. Wayside is the largest pet adoption center in Kansas City, placing over 5,400 animals each year in loving forever homes. Wayside does not euthanize adoptable animals, and there are no time limits for animals in our care. Only animals suffering from significant medical issues or those that pose a danger are humanely euthanized. Wayside Waifs is proud to be a part of Kansas City's no-kill community.
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