7 collies are up for adoption in Mass. after being rescued from an overcrowded Maine home

Four of the dogs are in Methuen at MSPCA at Nevins Farm, and three are at MSPCA Cape Cod in Centerville.

–MSPCA - Angell

Seven collies recently rescued from an overcrowded Maine home are now up for adoption through the Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.

Four of the dogs are in Methuen at MSPCA at Nevins Farm, and three are at MSPCA Cape Cod in Centerville.

You can adopt Acadia, Dolly, or Crystal from the Cape Cod center. Curly Sue, Two Toes, Paint, and Loretta are available at the Methuen location.

The dogs, which are all female and range from 1 to 10 years old, were seized from the home along with more than 100 other animals. The seizure included dogs, cats, horses, and chickens, The Boston Globe reported.

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The animals were taken to emergency shelters across Maine after the July 23 bust.

The dogs are rough collies, MSPCA said in a statement, which are also known as long-haired collies. They’re known for their “poise and friendliness.”

MSPCA staffers went to Maine last week to bring the dogs to the adoption centers. The pups were quarantined for 48 hours upon arrival, but MSPCA-Angell adoption director Mike Keiley said in a release that they’re in “generally good health” and “should make wonderful pets.”

“It’s really hard for dogs housed in this way to be properly socialized and enjoy the medical and daily care that we all expect for our animals,” he said. “We’ve been addressing some minor health concerns, but the dogs have really started to relax in our care and have signaled that they’re ready to be terrific companions.”