Welcome to the “Illinois Texas Heeler Rescue” page here at Local Dog Rescues! Thanks for stopping by! If you are a first time visitor, then congratulations on your decision to adopt a dog! Your are about to improve (and potentially save!) the life of one lucky pup, as well as to immeasurable improve your own happiness! Every state page here on Local Dog Rescues contains a complete list of all the local rescue organizations that we have identified in each state. You will be able to see all their current contact information, as well as a link to their website, so you can check and see what dogs they currently have available for adoption. We provide all this information to help you identify ALL the available dogs for rescue near you, so you can find your perfect pup.
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The Texas Heeler is a cross between the Australian Cattle Dog and the Australian Shepherd. They are an extremely intelligent breed that have the ability to learn over 200 words! They are hard-working and energetic – a true working dog. The Texas Heeler will make a great family dog if socialized and trained properly. They can be hard-headed at times and difficult to train, but early, firm, and consistent will help. This breed is affectionate with their family but can be weary of strangers. The will bark at anything suspicious, making them wonderful watchdogs. With early socialization, the Texas Heeler can get along well with children and other dogs. If you’re looking for an intelligent breed with a distinct personality, the Texas Heeler is the one for you!< p>
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If you can't find the right Texas Heeler Rescue that you’re searching for in your state, check below the listings for links to other Rescues in nearby states who may have exactly what you are looking for.
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Texas Heeler Rescues in Illinois
|Australian Shepherd Rescue Midwest||East Peoria||IL||(309) 863-5211|||
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- To find additional Texas Heeler dogs available for adoption check: Iowa, Wisconsin, Michigan, Indiana, or Missouri.
- Or check out the complete list of all Texas Heeler Rescues in the USA!
- Find rescues groups dedicated to other dog breeds in Illinois: Big Dog Rescues, Small Dog Rescues, Maltese, Snorkie, or Boerboel.
- Are you a Rescue Group who isn't listed? Click Here to add your information!
We sincerely hope that this site will help you find the perfect dog to rescue near you. However, please keep in mind that while we have the utmost trust in every organization listed here, we cannot personally vouch for any individual group we have listed, or for the experience you will have with a dog you adopt from them. We strongly encourage you to research each organizations independently before deciding the adopt from them, as well as thoroughly preparing yourself, your family, and your home for the arrival of your new dog.