Press "Enter" to skip to content

Helping senior border collies live their best lives possible

Caring for older border collies and providing them with happy and healthy later years is what Glen Highland’s mission is all about.

Glen Highland Border Collie Rescue moved its operation from upstate New York to Ware Neck to allow the elderly dogs in its care to have the best life possible.

According to Lillie Goodrich, founder, executive director and president of Glen Highland, the organization decided to relocate the rescue to Virginia so the senior dogs, most ages 10 and up, can enjoy a warmer and more comfortable climate through the rest of their lives, whether that be days, weeks or years.

Founded in 2001, Glen Highland began as a rescue for border collies of all ages but shifted solely to being a senior sanctuary for older, abandoned border collies in 2019.

“It’s a hospice for dogs,” said Goodrich.

Glen Highland is the only rescue devoted to senior border collies, providing long-term care for those who cannot be adopted due to health and behavioral issues, as well...

To view the rest of this article, you must log in. If you do not have an account with us, please subscribe here.