VOLUME I NUMBER 2
The Pat Sides Senior-to-Senior Program
Pat Sides was a dear friend and a long-time Border Collie rescue advocate and volunteer. She lived in New York City with her friend Viv Ramos, and Border Collie Katie. When she died, NEBCR decided to inaurgurate the Senior-to-Senior Program in her honor.
Through this program, adopters 60-years-old or older can adopt a senior dog, 10-years-old or older, and NEBCR absorbs the cost of ALL necessary vet care and adoption fees prior to adoption.
Many senior dogs who come into rescue have been living with senior citizens. Sometimes the owners have passed away or have gone into assisted living, and frequently their families will not or cannot keep their dog…