Patterson comes to TOESR after we were contacted by a local shelter where he faced probable euthanasia after being turned in by his owners. He is a year old, male, approximately 60 lbs. Since joining us, Patterson has seen a vet, is neutered, up to date on his shots and heartworm negative. He's housebroken and enjoys other dogs. He is also now shaved down. The ideal home would require some OES experience and the ability and willingness to work with some additional training. A home without children is preferable.

For more information on Patterson, please contact Belinda Lamm at

If you would like to adopt Patterson, please fill out an online Adoption Application.


Emmett is a smart, loving, ENERGETIC 1-year-old sheepdog. He comes to TOESR after being shuffled around a bit but has enjoyed the stability he's had the last 5 months with his foster family. He's housebroken, up-to-date on shots, heartworm negative, and neutered as of 12JUL2022. As of his last vet check, Emmett weighs 75 pounds.

Emmett will do best in a home where he has a human home all day and another dog in the house for a playmate. He LOVES to run and fetch a ball (probably his favorite thing in the world right now), so a large fenced in yard would be ideal. He's sweet with kids, but big and full of energy so small children in the home may not be a good fit. He's very interested in the foster family's cat, but has never tried to harm her, so if your cat is cool around dogs, he'll probably do fine.

Emmett walks pretty well on leash with some pulling when he's excited. He rides well in a car, but whines a bit if he's impatient about getting to the destination. He's been crated for nighttime, and will happily go in to get his nighttime ice cubes and biscuits. Emmett knows sit, stay (sorta), come, drop it, and 'bring it in' which is his cue that fetch is over and it's time to carry his ball inside. He seems to pick up new words every day.

Emmett's foster dad thinks he would be a natural at Agility or Flyball and hopes his new home will encourage him to get at least his CGC certificate and open the door for those opportunities.

Emmett does have a small congenital heart defect which has been evaluated by a canine cardiologist as likely having no long-term negative affect on his health or lifespan, but he will need to be re-evaluated annually by a cardiologist, and we expect his adoptive family to commit to those ongoing screenings.

For more information on Emmett, please contact Belinda Lamm at

If you would like to adopt Emmett, please fill out an online Adoption Application.

Sherlock - Under Evaluation, More Info To Come

Sherlock comes to TOESR as the result of a reluctant owner release due to situational family matters. Sherlock is a one year old male OES, up to date on all his shots and heartworm negative. He's housebroken, excellent with humans and other dogs as well as great with children. Sherlock loves to play, is great in a vehicle as well as at the vet's office. He is quite intelligent and wants to please. Sherlock is not neutered however and will need to undergo that procedure prior to a final adoption. We are considering a home to serve in a 'foster to adopt' situation or as our normal typical adoption process.

For more information on Sherlock, please contact Belinda Lamm at


There are no females available for adoption at this time.
For more Sheepies needing a home or to find other Sheepie enthusiasts, check out these other sites.
New England Old English Sheepdog Rescue, Inc.
Old English Sheepdog Rescue Network
Doxie Acres Dachshund Rescue
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