Waiting is hard.... but so worth it!   


“Health-tested parents for healthier puppies”




PUPDATE  -  OCTOBER   2021   



We are thrilled to announce that we have a litter
that will be due around the 15th of October.

Our tri girl Zia, Riverrun Galatean Nightfire, is expecting.   
This will be  a litter of tri and blue puppies.

We will post updates as soon as we have more news.






If you are interested in a puppy from us, we ask that you fill out our Puppy/Collie Questionnaire Form which will give us more information about you and your family
and what type of home you would have for one of our collies.
Thank you in advance!

Puppy/Collie Questionnaire






Please feel free to contact us for availability.   Inquiries are always welcome. 

Our e-mail:   riverrun@comcast.net


Life does have a habit of getting very busy here at Riverrun
and we don't sit down at the computer daily.

If we don't respond within a week, please write again.  

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Please understand that when we do any breeding here at Riverrun, it is for ourselves first.
We are not a business and we do not breed for income.  
Our collies and puppies are raised in our home with lots of love and care. 
We carefully plan each litter to improve upon each generation
with health and temperament being a top priority.  
We breed with the hope of keeping one or more puppies from any litter that we have.  
At times, there are companion puppies available.
Our Collies excel in conformation and performance and many are therapy dogs.
They excel in the most important place of all - as fabulous companions and members of a family!

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Because we feel it is important to meet and approve the families or individuals 
that are interested in adding a Riverrun Puppy/Collie
into their lives, we do not ship our puppies.

If you find someone that will ship you a puppy, without meeting you or your family ahead of time,
red flags should be raised!

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All of our collies at Riverrun are our pets first.   We live on five level acres in Loveland, Colorado.    Loveland is located less than an hour North of Denver.   We feel that healthy puppies are a product of good genetics, proper socialization, preventative medicine and sound rearing practices.  From their birth, our collie puppies are an active part of our household.   They meet visitors, learn to play with children, ride in the car and have the opportunity to be exposed to all the wonders of family life.

You can expect your Riverrun puppy to have health screened parents.  They are up-to-date on all routine health care.  We do eye checks with a board certified opthalmologist at seven weeks of age.  Home approval is required for all puppies.   Pet puppies are sold on limited AKC registration and are required to be spayed or neutered.   We usually have a waiting list for our puppies and retired adults.  We try to answer all inquiries and visitors are always welcome by appointment.   If you don't hear back from us right away, don't be discouraged.   Try again.   Sometimes we get so busy that an e-mail or phone call slips through the cracks.

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Mother Nature can be extremely challenging at times when breeding a litter.  
  A Collie female can miss when bred, re-absorb her litter, have a singleton or small litter, etc.

The first two weeks after a puppy is born is always the hardest
and at times Mother Nature has her own agenda.  
Mom and Pups receive 24/7 care during the first two weeks.  

Newborn puppies are born with their eyes and ears shut.  
They will not open until the pups are around two weeks of age.   

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