Pet Harbor Rescue, P.O. Box 73, Bowling Green, VA 22427

(703) 583-HSKY info@petharbor.org

Month: June 2020

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Age (approx):
2 years old
Birthday (approx):
December 20, 2017
What am I?
Neutered male Siberian Husky
Colors:
Black & white, blue eyes
Weight:
67 pounds (as of 6/30/2020)
Experience with Children:
Pet Harbor was told I previously lived with children and the interactions were great. Since coming to Pet Harbor, I have met children on walks and have been curious, but there is also social distancing, which prevents my being able to get close.
Experience with Cats:
Pet Harbor does not know my history with cats. Pet Harbor has not yet introduced me to cats. When more information is known, it will be posted here.
Experience with Dogs:
Pet Harbor was told I was great with other dogs. Since coming to Pet Harbor, I have been great with all dogs I have met, of varying sizes.
Energy Level:
Medium-High
Owner Aptitude Level:
Novice
Named for 9/11 Victim:
I was named for Matthew J. Burke.
History:
Running at large, I landed in a shelter. From there, I came to Pet Harbor.
Movies:

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More About Me: Information coming soon!

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***In Heartworm Treatment***

Age (approx):
1 year old
Birthday (approx):
December 19, 2018
What am I?
Neutered male Siberian Husky
Colors:
Black & white, blue eyes
Weight:
73 pounds (as of 6/25/2020)
Experience with Children:
Pet Harbor does not know my history with children. Since coming to Pet Harbor, I have met children up to age 6 & have been very playful with them and have sought them for play.
Experience with Cats:
Pet Harbor does not know my history with cats. Pet Harbor has not yet introduced me to cats. When more information is known, it will be posted here.
Experience with Dogs:
Pet Harbor does not know my history with dogs. I have been great with the dogs I have met since coming to Pet Harbor.
Energy Level:
High
Owner Aptitude Level:
Young Northern breed experience preferred
Named for 9/11 Victim:
History:
Running at large, a good Samaritan found me and took me out of harm’s way. The Sam kept me the required time, seeking my owners. My owners were found but have been non-responsive to multiple attempts to reach. So, from there, I came to Pet Harbor.
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Coming soon!

 

More About Me: Information coming soon! Please note, while I am not available now to adopt, I will be available to physically go to an adoptive home after my treatment for heartworm disease is finished. If my new family is found, they can foster me until I am finished with treatment and then adopt me if they can get me to my doctor appointments.

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I went to my forever home on June 20, 2020!

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Age (approx):
3 years old
Birthday (approx):
December 29, 2016
What am I?
Neutered male Siberian Husky
Colors:
Red & white, blue eyes
Weight:
44 pounds (as of 6/10/2020)
Experience with Children:
Pet Harbor does not know my history with children. Since coming to Pet Harbor, I have met children up to age 6. I am not one of those dogs who HAS to have children. I am fine with them or fine without them. I have been great with them and have gentle kisses for them, but when I get playful, I do mouth, meaning I use my mouth in play.
Experience with Cats:
Pet Harbor does not know my history with cats. Pet Harbor has not yet introduced me to cats. When more information is known, it will be posted here.
Experience with Dogs:
Pet Harbor was told I am great with other dogs. Since coming to Pet Harbor, I have met several dogs, all around my size. All of my interactions with them have been great. I love my early-morning yard laps with them.
Energy Level:
Medium-High
Owner Aptitude Level:
Northern breed experience preferred
Named for 9/11 Victim:
History:
Running at large, I landed in a shelter. Because I was microchipped, the shelter was able to find out who my original owner was. As it turns out, that person gave me away two years ago. Where I went from there remains a mystery.
Movies:
  1. 6/7/2020 – Make it Fun
  2. 6/7/2020 – Bones & Kisses
  3. 6/7/2020 – Circles
  4. 6/7/2020 – Pet Me
  5. 6/7/2020 – Little Yapper

More About Me: Just about the happiest dog you ever wanted to meet. Touch me, and I immediately go into play mode. I believe 24 hours a day, 7 days a week should be playtime. As cute as I can be, too. More info coming.

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Age (approx):
2 years old
Birthday (approx):
February 28, 2018
What am I?
Neutered male Siberian Husky
Colors:
Red & white, blue eyes
Weight:
51 pounds (as of 7/1/2020)
Experience with Children:
Information coming soon.
Experience with Cats:
After I was rescued and before I came to Pet Harbor, I was introduced to cats. All of those interactions were positive. While at Pet Harbor, I have interacted with kitties who love me. I ignore them, even when they rub against me. Siberian Huskies tend to have a strong prey instinct and often show extreme, even fatal, aggression towards cats. Even if our evaluation is favorable, it may not translate to all cats under all circumstances.
Experience with Dogs:
My experience is I get along great with most other dogs, despite size and gender differences. It took me a few days in my foster home to decide to trust the dogs. Once I started playing with them, I didn’t stop. I’m still playing with them! I ONLY trust people when at least one other dog shows me it’s okay. My new home will need to have at least one other dog who will be my play buddy.
Energy Level:
High
Owner Aptitude Level:
Shy dog experience required
Named for 9/11 Victim:
History:
Along with several others available for adoption, we came from a horrible beginning, yet are amazingly grateful for love. Thankfully, we were seized by the authorities. Our humans were put in jail. We went to the shelter, then the SPCA, and then came to Pet Harbor, each an important piece of our journey to safety. To read more about our beginning, including watching a video, click here.
Movies:
  1. 5/17/2020 – Tumble for a Treat
  2. 5/26/2020 – Sit for a Special Treat
  3. 5/26/2020 – I Found my Voice
  4. 6/7/2020 – Dem Bones
  5. 6/7/2020 – Circles
  6. 6/7/2020 – Pet Me
  7. 6/7/2020 – Little Yapper
  8. 6/15/2020 – Circles 2

More About Me: Got treats? Got another dog? Have patience & love? The one major thing to learn about me is my shyness. My history taught me to be cautious of humans. My home will need to be a special home where I am understood. My Rome isn’t built overnight. You see, when the wonderful people rescued us from the terrible home where we lived in crates (see video under “History” above), some of us two per crate, all of us without food or water and many in crates that could not be opened without tools, that new world was hard for some of us. Understandably, I don’t see crates as friends of Cedric. When rescued, I was given the earned name of Cedric after Cedric Mingo, a pro boxer whose roots are in the same town mine are, because I sure am a fighter. I’m also honoring a 9/11 victim. So do you see how very special I am? At the time of my rescue, I weighed only 27 pounds. Yes, I was a full-grown adult. So treats are a good reward for me, and I will come for treats. The more distance I put between the situation from which I came and me, the more things have improved for me. I did not understand how to be normal, how to walk on a leash, how to do most things that come naturally to the majority of dogs. I’m learning. My foster mom & fur siblings are teaching me. My foster mom says I’m a really good boy. I don’t chew things I shouldn’t. I’m great with her dogs and kitty. My one issue is trusting people. When we were rescued by animal control, I was clinging to life. In fact, if you see the dog being carried in the photos because he couldn’t walk, that dog was me. I went to ER right away. Today, thankfully, I am alive and well. I’m ready for a family, a special family. You see, I have residual effects of that prior home. Sometimes I go in circles, inside and outside. See videos called “Circles” and “Circles 2” above. If you have been following our stories, I am sort of a cross between Nova & Ty. I’m shy like Nova, but I circle like Ty. We have all lived through our hard beginning, which is an amazing feat in and of itself. We’re learning and growing, and for some of us, it will take a while. Because of what I had to live through, trusting people is new to me. I am sweet. It’s not that I don’t want love. It’s that I don’t know what love is. I’m learning! The only way I trust people is when at least one other dog shows me the people are okay. I do still have to build the trust, but it is buildable. Without other dog(s), it isn’t. Without other dog(s), I’m not okay. I’m stressed and untrusting. But with other dog(s), I fairly rapidly start to unravel the barriers I have built to receiving love. I have come a long way with trusting my foster mom. Now I even let the neighbors pet me because my fur brother & sister showed me it’s okay. It took a bit of time, but it happened! So my home needs to be people with patience, gentleness, understanding, and full of lots of love to give me. Oh, before I forget, the vet put my age between 2 & 5. The shelter put me at 4. But because of my energy level, which is high, Pet Harbor put me at 2. Nobody really knows the accurate age. Progress is progress, but it takes baby steps to get there. The rewards to humans are immense when a shy dog trusts. The journey to that point is taken by people who are kind, patient, knowledgeable, and understanding. Is that you?

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