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

(703) 583-HSKY info@petharbor.org

Month: September 2021

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Age (approx):
9 months old
Birthday (approx):
December 6, 2020
What am I?
Spayed female Siberian husky
Colors:
Black & white, bi-eyed (one blue eye, one brown eye)
Weight:
42 pounds (as of 9/3/2021)
Experience with Children:
Pet Harbor does not know my history with children. Since coming to Pet Harbor, I have met children up to age 8 and have been fine with them.
Experience with Cats:
Pet Harbor does not know my history with cats. On 9/12/2021, Pet Harbor introduced me to cats. I mostly ignored them. I was more concerned with the noise of the ceiling fan and the scary look of the silent vacuum cleaner. 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:
At the shelter, I was introduced to a female dog and did well with her. Since coming to Pet Harbor, I have met multiple dogs, all around my size. I have been great with them. In fact, Drake, also available for adoption, I have claimed as my boyfriend.
Energy Level:
High
Owner Aptitude Level:
Young Northern breed experience preferred
Named for 9/11 Victim:
I was named for Abdu Ali Malahi.
History:
In June, running at large, I landed in a county animal shelter. I was returned to my owners. Two months later, they surrendered me to the same shelter, with the excuse “Escapes.” I guess they did not realize I am a Siberian husky and that’s what we do. From there, I came to Pet Harbor.
Movies:
  1. 8/19/2021 – Mala Meets Dog

More About Me: I’m beautiful, and I know it. I use that beauty to my advantage. No one is ever sad around me. I don’t allow sadness. I schmooze with the other dogs. Some say I play the field. Does that mean I am a football player? I’m certainly not! But I do like to switch boyfriends by the hour. Is it wrong to spread happiness? Besides my long dance card, what you should know about me is I’m a loving, comical Siberian husky pup. So if that’s what you seek, you have found her!

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Age (approx):
1 year old
Birthday (approx):
August 6, 2020
What am I?
Spayed female Siberian husky
Colors:
Grey & white, blue eyes
Weight:
47 pounds (as of 8/23/2021)
Experience with Children:
Pet Harbor does not know my history with children. Since coming to Pet Harbor, I have met children up to age 8 and have been fine with them. My energy level is high, and I can knock over small children.
Experience with Cats:
Pet Harbor does not know my history with cats. On 9/12/2021, Pet Harbor introduced me to cats. I ignored them. 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:
At the shelter, I was introduced to a female dog and did well with her. Since coming to Pet Harbor, I have met multiple dogs, all around my size. I have been great with them.
Energy Level:
High
Owner Aptitude Level:
Young Northern breed experience preferred
Named for 9/11 Victim:
I was named for Monica Anne Lyons.
History:
For the crime of running at large, I landed in an animal shelter. From there, I came to Pet Harbor.
Movies:
  1. 9/18/2021 – Carpet
  2. 9/18/2021 – Circle of Love
  3. 9/18/2021 – Being Fed
  4. 9/18/2021 – Hurry Up, Yo!
  5. 9/18/2021 – All Toys
  6. 9/18/2021 – Toys
  7. 9/12/2021 – Monica Kisses
  8. 8/19/2021 – Monica Meets Dog

More About Me: No happier dog exists. I truly am the happiest dog in the East, West, North, and South, bar none. And I have the energy level behind that happiness to prove it. I am bouncy and jumpy and full of love. I spread love like flower girls spread flowers. And I leave pieces of my love everywhere. The little girl in my foster home thinks I spread too much love because I knock her down with my exuberance. The little boy thinks I’m da bomb, though! I’m very playful. I’m you’re looking for a sedentary dog, that’s not me. I’m a lot of dog. Well, I’m not really a dog. I’m G.O.A.T. (Greatest of All Time!) I’m not modest. I’m just happy!

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Age (approx):
5 years old
Birthday (approx):
February 11, 2016
What am I?
Spayed female Siberian husky
Colors:
Grey & white, bi-eyed (one blue eye, one brown eye)
Weight:
53 pounds (as of 9/8/2021)
Experience with Children:
Pet Harbor does not know my history with children. Since coming to Pet Harbor, I have met children up to age 8. While I’m not yet trusting enough to go to humans for petting, they can come to me & pet me. Loudness & quick movements frighten me, but I’m learning!
Experience with Cats:
Pet Harbor does not know my history with cats. On 9/12/2021, Pet Harbor introduced me to cats. I totally ignored them. 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:
In my former “home,” I lived with other dogs. Pet Harbor doesn’t know how much interaction all of the dogs had because we mostly lived in crates, but for 19 months, I’ve been in the animal shelter awaiting the day in court for our “owners.” There, I did have some interaction with the other two pooches who spent the time with me and came from the same “home,” Bentley & Malissa, also available for adoption. Since coming to Pet Harbor, I am fostered with other Siberians and have had no issues with them. It’s very similar to the other dogs Pet Harbor has had who came from the same circumstance. We all seem to have shyness to varying degrees, no aggression, dog-friendliness, and cat-friendliness. My shyness seems to be more profound than some of the others.
Energy Level:
Medium
Owner Aptitude Level:
Shy dog experience required
Named for 9/11 Victim:
History:
Several Siberians, including me, 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. Fortunately, we were taken from our “home.” Unfortunately, Malissa, Bentley, and I have spent the last 19 months in the shelter because our “owners” would not sign over the 3 of us. NINETEEN MONTHS LATER, our jail sentence ended, and we got freedom. To read more about our beginning, including watching a video, click here.
Movies:
  1. 9/11/2021 – Adderley Fears
  2. 9/11/2021 – Adderley’s Get Out of Jail Card
  3. 8/10/2021 – Playtime at the Shelter
  4. 8/10/2021 – Innocent Victims

More About Me: Additional information coming soon. The one major thing to learn about me is my shyness. My history taught me to be cautious. Not only am I learning to be a dog, but I’m also learning basic life. I am afraid. And I will occasionally growl softly under my breath until I learn to trust you, which may take a very long time. Let’s be clear. I’ve not tried to hurt anyone. I’m just afraid. I will put my nose up to you and give kisses sometimes. I’m scared, but I’m learning. Boy, do the people caring for me wish I could tell them what happened to me in my previous life. I seem to do better with another dog from the same seizure. So if you’ve adopted a dog from the Lancaster Co, SC seizure, maybe I’m the right next dog for you! I am more than willing to learn without another dog from the seizure. It just may take a long time for me to trust you. If your life began as mine did, you’d be the same way. We 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! I do give kisses. In my time at the shelter, I got my first lessons in learning how to be loved. I am learning a lot and continue to progress. The more distance I put between the situation from which I came and me, the more things improve for me. I didn’t understand how to be normal, how to do most things that come naturally to the majority of dogs. My home needs to be with people with patience, gentleness, understanding, and full of lots of love to give me. 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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Age (approx):
9 years old
Birthday (approx):
January 31, 2012
What am I?
Spayed female Siberian husky
Colors:
Black & white, blue eyes
Weight:
63 pounds (as of 9/8/2021)
Experience with Children:
Pet Harbor does not know my history with children. Since coming to Pet Harbor, I have met children up to age 8. While I’m not yet trusting enough to go to humans for petting, they can come to me & pet me. Loudness & quick movements frighten me, but I’m learning!
Experience with Cats:
Pet Harbor does not know my history with cats. On 9/12/2021, Pet Harbor introduced me to cats. I totally ignored them. 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:
In my former “home,” I lived with other dogs. Pet Harbor doesn’t know how much interaction all of the dogs had because we mostly lived in crates, but for 19 months, I’ve been in the animal shelter awaiting the day in court for our “owners.” There, I did have some interaction with the other two pooches who spent the time with me and came from the same “home,” Bentley & Adderley, also available for adoption. Since coming to Pet Harbor, I am fostered with other Siberians and have had no issues with them. It’s very similar to the other dogs Pet Harbor has had who came from the same circumstance. We all seem to have shyness to varying degrees, no aggression, dog-friendliness, and cat-friendliness.
Energy Level:
Medium
Owner Aptitude Level:
Shy dog experience preferred
Named for 9/11 Victim:
I was named for Malissa Y. White.
History:
Several Siberians, including me, 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. Fortunately, we were taken from our “home.” Unfortunately, Adderly, Bentley, and I have spent the last 19 months in the shelter because our “owners” would not sign over the 3 of us. NINETEEN MONTHS LATER, our jail sentence ended, and we got freedom. To read more about our beginning, including watching a video, click here.
Movies:
  1. 9/11/2021 – Malissa Fears
  2. 9/11/2021 – Malissa’s Get Out of Jail Card
  3. 8/10/2021 – Playtime at the Shelter

More About Me: Additional information coming soon. The one major thing to learn about me is my shyness. My history taught me to be cautious. Not only am I learning to be a dog, but I’m also learning basic life. If your life began as mine did, you’d be the same way. We 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! In my time at the shelter, I got my first lessons in learning how to be loved. I am learning a lot and continue to progress. The more distance I put between the situation from which I came and me, the more things improve for me. I didn’t understand how to be normal, how to do most things that come naturally to the majority of dogs. My home needs to be with people with patience, gentleness, understanding, and full of lots of love to give me. Oh, before I forget, my former “owners” said I’m 15. The vet says I’m about 9. And check this out. Pet Harbor also placed my pups in homes, wonderful homes (Finnegan & Felix). 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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Age (approx):
6 months old
Birthday (approx):
March 3, 2021
What am I?
Spayed female Siberian husky
Colors:
Grey & white, blue eyes
Weight:
33 pounds (as of 9/9/2021)
Experience with Children:
Pet Harbor does not know my history with children. Since coming to Pet Harbor, I have met children up to age 8 and have been great with them.
Experience with Cats:
Pet Harbor does not know my history with cats. On 9/5/21, Pet Harbor introduced me to cats. I sniffed them and went on about my business. 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:
Pet Harbor does not know my history with dogs. Since coming to Pet Harbor, I have met several dogs, all around my size. I have been fine with all of them.
Energy Level:
High
Owner Aptitude Level:
Young Northern breed experience preferred
Named for 9/11 Victim:
I was named for Diane Hale-McKinzy.
History:
For the crime of running at large, I landed in an animal shelter. From there, I came to Pet Harbor.
Movies:
  1. 9/18/2021 – Circle of Love
  2. 9/18/2021 – All Toys
  3. 9/18/2021 – Toys
  4. 9/18/2021 – Being Fed
  5. 9/18/2021 – Carpet
  6. 9/11/2021 – Little McKinzy
  7. 9/1/2021 – Why am I Here?

More About Me: O.M.G. I am the sweetest, cutest, most gentle, most affectionate Siberian puppy in the universe. I plant teeny and gentle but nonstop kisses! People just want to squeeze me. My name is NOT Charmin! Now that we have established how much I love people, let’s talk about other dogs. I want to play with them, but other Siberians are so rough and tumble, while I’m a dainty, little sweet gal. So what I do is lie down and play possum while they leap and tug all around me. I think it’s loads of fun! I can also slip through tiny spaces because I am a tiny girl, which reminds me I need to gain weight, and I am working on that. And check this out. In my foster home, they are also kitties and bunnies, and they are A-ok with me! I really want to play with them. Will that happen at your house? I don’t know. But, remember, I’m just a puppy, and puppies change. So if you’re looking to add a sweet girlie to your family, here I am. Belly rubs and groceries are all I seek!

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Age:
9 months old
Birthday:
December 2, 2020
What am I?
Spayed female Siberian husky
Colors:
Black & white, blue eyes
Weight:
45 pounds (as of 9/9/21)
Experience with Children:
Pet Harbor does not know my history with children. Since coming to Pet Harbor, I have met children up to age 8 and have been great with them.
Experience with Cats:
Pet Harbor does not know my history with cats. On 9/5/21, Pet Harbor introduced me to cats. I sniffed them and went on about my business. 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 history with dogs is I lived with Aba, who is my littermate and is also available for adoption. Since coming to Pet Harbor, I have met several dogs, all around my size. I have been fine with all of them.
Energy Level:
High
Owner Aptitude Level:
Young Northern breed experience preferred
Named for 9/11 Victim:
I was named for Elisa Giselle Ferraina.
History:
Along with Aba, also available for adoption, I landed in an animal shelter after being surrendered to a vet by our owner. The reason cited is she was leaving the area the following day. From there, we came to Pet Harbor.
Movies:
  1. 9/18/2021 – Being Fed
  2. 9/18/2021 – Circle of Love

More About Me: On 9/25/2021, I became a mom. Everybody was surprised. Nobody had any idea I was about to become a mom. I surprised them all with six balls of fur. So I cannot go to a new home until the end of November or first part of December, after I have been able to be fixed.

Siberian huskies are working dogs. I have applied for a job on the North Pole. You see, I am all about toys. I ignore everything and everyone else. Difficulties abound when I am faced with a choice of the toy in my mouth or a juicy treat or dinner. What’s a gal to do? As long as they are available to me, I carry toys around 24/7. I believe that trait should be considered an asset for Santa and his team. In the meantime, my summer job is as a lifeguard. Well, it says that on my resume. Truth be told, I’d really just rather be in the water and ignore all those potentially in need around me. So if you’re looking for a quiet, sweet puppy who loves water & toys, you found her!

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Age:
9 months old
Birthday:
December 2, 2020
What am I?
Spayed female Siberian husky
Colors:
White, blue eyes
Weight:
41 pounds (as of 9/9/21)
Experience with Children:
Pet Harbor does not know my history with children. Since coming to Pet Harbor, I have met children up to age 8 and have been great with them.
Experience with Cats:
Pet Harbor does not know my history with cats. On Sept. 5, Pet Harbor introduced me to cats. I wanted to invite them for lunch, but they didn’t like the seating arrangement. My home needs to be cat-free.
Experience with Dogs:
My history with dogs is I lived with Giselle, who is my littermate and is also available for adoption. Since coming to Pet Harbor, I have met several dogs, all around my size. I have been fine with all of them.
Energy Level:
High
Owner Aptitude Level:
Young Northern breed experience preferred
Named for 9/11 Victim:
I was named for Andrew Anthony Abata.
History:
Along with Giselle, also available for adoption, I landed in an animal shelter after being surrendered to a vet by our owner. The reason cited is she was leaving the area the following day. From there, we came to Pet Harbor.
Movies:
  1. 9/18/2021 – Circle of Love
  2. 9/18/2021 – All Toys
  3. 9/18/2021 – Toys
  4. 9/18/2021 – Being Fed
  5. 9/18/2021 – Hurry Up, Yo!
  6. 9/12/2021 – She Ate Chocolate (The Girl, Not the Dog!)

More About Me: People seem to be drawn to me. Makes sense to me! I love people! I love kissing people! I really love kissing people who just ate something yummy! See my videos. Fun and funny, that’s me! True to my breed, I am as manipulative as they come. I will get into something, and you won’t be able to be anything but gleeful because I will distract you from being upset about what I was not supposed to do with my good looks and charm and, oh, yeah, kisses. In other words, Mischief is my middle name, but Love is my first name. So I’m not a dull-moment kind of lady. Oh, yeah. One other thing. I love playing in water!

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