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

(703) 583-HSKY info@petharbor.org

Category: Dogs

I went to my forever home on December 2, 2017!

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Age (approx):
1-1/2 years old
Birthday (approx):
May 27, 2016
What am I?
Spayed female Siberian Husky
Colors:
Grey & white, blue eyes
Weight:
35 pounds (as of 11/20/17)
Experience with Children:
My history with children is unknown. Since coming to Pet Harbor, I have met children ages 1-10. My interaction has been positive with all, but I kinda barrel through the 1yo. Plus, remember I do mouth.
Experience with Cats:
My history with cats is unknown. Pet Harbor has performed a test for cat-friendliness. I pretty much ignored the kitties.
Experience with Dogs:
My history with dogs is unknown. When a dog-dog test was performed at the shelter with another female dog, I wagged to play. Since coming to Pet Harbor, I have met several dogs around my size. I play with them all.
Energy Level:
High
Owner Aptitude Level:
Young Northern breed experience preferred
Named for 9/11 Victim:
I was named for Victoria Alvarez Brito.
History:
Running at large, I landed in an animal shelter. No one came to redeem me. So I came to Pet Harbor.
Movies:
  1. 11/29/17 – Toy for Tori

Dream Home Minimum Requirements: Cute little ball of fluff isn’t enough to describe me, but it is a start! Happy to the nth degree, I leap like a deer out of sheer joy. Straight up in the air on all fours and then down, up/down, up/down, all the time with an uber smile. I am all about that puppy stuff. I play, play, and then play some more. I do settle down, but don’t rest on that because it doesn’t last for two blinks. Tori and her Toys! Toys are my best friend, and I make everything a toy. I especially love socks. Unlike many of my Siberian brethren, I will fetch, but when I decide I want to save my toy, I may bury it under your legs, in your lap, up your sleeve, anywhere safe. Oh, one little, teensy, itty-bitty negative if you call it a negative. I mouth, meaning I play with my mouth and it can hurt! I just need some training, but for young and old skin, I can really hurt without meaning to hurt. Also if you know your way around a kitchen, I need some food! Like many dogs when they come to rescue, I am underweight. So are you ready to have LOADS of love and fun? Did I mention I am full of kisses, too? That’s a bonus, I’d say!

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I went to my forever home on January 27, 2018!

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Age:
2 years old
Birthday:
October 31, 2015
What am I?
Spayed female Siberian Husky
Colors:
Black & white, blue eyes
Weight:
45 pounds (as of 11/13/17)
Experience with Children:
My history with children is unknown. Since coming to Pet Harbor, I have interacted with children ages 0 to 18 and all interactions with them have been positive. I love kissing them and being as close to them as possible and even watching over them while they sleep, protecting them against predators, real or imaginary. 🙂
Experience with Cats:
My history with cats is unknown. Pet Harbor has performed tests for cat-friendliness. Two short initial tests produced inconclusive results. I didn’t show aggression in either of them, but I did stiffen and have a focused stare. On 12/4, I was fully cat-tested. A nonmoving cat hissed at me. I ignored the cat before the hiss. I looked at him when he hissed but quickly moved my glance and body away from him. Then another cat ran. I took chase. Of course, I was not allowed near enough to see if I would bite. I was fixated on the running kitty. When the kitty went out of my sight (I was leashed the whole time.), I stood there barking incessantly. Pet Harbor isn’t convinced kitties would be safe living with me. On 12/11, I saw a cat about 10’ away. The kitty did not move. I stared and barked at the kitty. I wasn’t allowed close enough to harm, but I sure tried to get there.
Experience with Dogs:
My history with dogs is unknown. Before coming to Pet Harbor, a dog-dog test was performed at the shelter with another female dog. I wagged and played. Since coming to Pet Harbor, I have interacted with multiple dogs around my size. Those interactions have been without incident and very playful. There is a small dog in my foster home (10 pounds). I chase the small dog and won’t allow her her personal space. My foster parents have to be careful to keep mini dog safe when I am near her.
Energy Level:
Medium-High
Owner Aptitude Level:
Novice
Named for 9/11 Victim:
I was named for Bernard Mascarenhas.
History:
Running at large, I landed in an animal shelter. The shelter found out I had a microchip and located my humans. They said they gave me away a year ago. Nobody else came forward. So I came to Pet Harbor.
Movies:
  1. 11/25/17 – I cannot get close enough to babies!
  2. 12/15/17 – I love attention

Dream Home Minimum Requirements: A lucky lady I am. Many Siberians have one job. I am lucky enough to have two! Primary job is as a crime fighter, a masked crusader. I love to run. After all, masked crusaders need to run to chase criminals, right? Running masked crusaders are so beautiful… or at least THIS masked crusader is beautiful, running or otherwise. Kinda funny I am a masked crusader whose birthday is on Halloween, isn’t it? I would love to go trick-or-treating with my new family! My part-time job is as a member of the snack police squad. Someone could unwrap a candy bar on the other end of the house. My exceptional ears and attention will spring into action. Even when my foster family tells me their snack is off limits to me, I will lie nearby, all the while with a faithful eye guarding the snack. You see, I am great at both jobs. And if that’s not enough, there’s always the sugar on top. Yes, sugar because I’m sweet and loving and the life of the party. Be it a loud party, lots of bustling, loads of visitors, I’m the center of it all. So how about it? Bring me into your family and let’s have a “Gotcha Day” party!

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I went to my forever home on November 18, 2017!

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Age (approx):
3 years old
Birthday (approx):
October 31, 2014
What am I?
Spayed female Siberian Husky
Colors:
Black & white, blue eyes
Weight:
37 pounds (as of 10/31/17)
Experience with Children:
Pet Harbor has been told my history with children is I have always lived with young children and been great with them. At Pet Harbor, I have met an infant and a toddler. They love me because I am smaller than other Siberians, but (a) that is only because I need fine dining and (b) I love them, too!
Experience with Cats:
My history with cats is unknown. On 11/9, Pet Harbor initially tested my cat-friendliness. At this point, their assessment is I cannot live with cats. I showed far too much interest. Because of my strength, if I attempted to show harm to a kitty, it would be difficult to stop. If I hang around Pet Harbor long enough, they will retest me, but at this point, kitties cannot safely live in my home.
Experience with Dogs:
My history with dogs is unknown. Since coming to Pet Harbor, I have interacted with many dogs, mostly Siberian Husky-sized, and have had only positive interactions.
Energy Level:
High
Owner Aptitude Level:
Young Northern breed experience preferred
Named for 9/11 Victim:
I was named for Dominick E. Calia.
History:
For such a short life, I have a whirlwind history. It starts on a chain by day, in a garage by night and goes from there to a different family, where a landlord said, “Hit the road, Jack, and don’t you come back,” to being relinquished to a Virginia animal shelter to coming to Pet Harbor.
Movies:
  1. 11/5/17 – Come Down to My Level!

Dream Home Minimum Requirements: Oh, man, am I a cutie patootie! I have one of those funny little tails that is always up, not good for the confirmation ring but perfect for Cali! I’m a cuddler/snuggler. Once I gain some weight, I’ll be a fluffy cuddler. I enjoy standing on the back of the sofa looking out the window, with or without the children with whom I share the abode. I really love all people. And did I mention how cute I am? Oh, I probably should mention strength comes in small packages. I am super strong. Put a leash on me, and you’ll see! The good news is they make collars that fix that! Otherwise, who could ever walk me? Anyway, it’s starting to get cold. I know some people don’t like cold. So how’s about it? Want a snuggler to keep you warm?

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I went to my forever home on November 18, 2017!

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Age (approx):
2 years old
Birthday (approx):
April 30, 2015
What am I?
Neutered male Siberian Husky
Colors:
Black & white, bi-eyed (one blue eye, one brown eye)
Weight:
49 pounds (as of 11/7/17)
Experience with Children:
My history with children is unknown. At Pet Harbor, I have met an infant and a toddler. My interactions with them have all been positive ones.
Experience with Cats:
My history with cats is unknown. Pet Harbor cat-tested me. I was friendly but nonreactive, even when kitty O’Grady smacked me. A few days later, I met some more kitties. I wagged and barked but did not attempt to harm them. Pet Harbor thinks I can live with kitties, but caution should always be exercised with Siberians interacting with unknown cats.
Experience with Dogs:
My history with dogs is unknown. Since coming to Pet Harbor, I have interacted with many dogs, mostly Siberian Husky-sized. All of my interactions with all of them have been positive ones.
Energy Level:
Medium-High
Owner Aptitude Level:
Northern breed experience preferred
Named for 9/11 Victim:
I was named for Christopher D. Jones.
History:
Running at large, I landed in doggy jail. No human came forth to claim me. So from there, I came to Pet Harbor.
Movies:
Coming soon!

 

Dream Home Minimum Requirements: The first important thing my dream home needs to understand is I need groceries! You can see in my pictures my ribs show. So forget dog bowls. I need a fork, a spoon, a knife, and a good cook! 🙂 I am a sweetie. I have a touch of shyness, but it quickly dissipates once I am secure. My favorite thing to do is ride in the car! Unfortunately, I do not hold a driver’s license. So nobody will let me drive. I am content, however, to just look out the windows or curl up in a ball and nap. So what do you think? Are you a good cook? If so, may I please come home with you? I will be ever so grateful!

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I went to my forever home on November 15, 2017!

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Age:
5 years old
Birthday:
July 6, 2012
What am I?
Neutered male Siberian Husky
AKC Information:
AKC #WS41471102 (Tesoriero’s Blue)
PARENTS:
   – Sire: Blu Mtn’s Arctic Hero, AKC #WS30619001
   – Dam: Blu Mtn’s Night Bird, AKC #WS35335202
Colors:
Black & white, blue eyes
Weight:
58 pounds (as of 2/19/17)
Experience with Children:
Pet Harbor was told my history with children is I lived with and grew up with 2 children my whole life. Since coming to Pet Harbor, I have met a toddler. I gave him soft kisses.
Experience with Cats:
Pet Harbor was told my history is as follows, which makes for a good episode of Ripley’s Believe It or Not. Supposedly, I lived with a small Poodle and have always been fine with cats and dogs and people and, incredibly, chickens. Trust but verify. I do chase outside animals, like squirrels and flying birds. Pet Harbor cat-tested me. I wagged my tail to play. The cats were not interested. In fact, one of them smacked me, to which I was nonreactive.
Experience with Dogs:
Pet Harbor was told my history was I lived with a small Poodle, and we were friends, and that I am great with other dogs. Since coming to Pet Harbor, I have interacted with many dogs, mostly Siberian Husky-sized, and have had only positive interactions.
Energy Level:
Medium-High
Owner Aptitude Level:
Northern breed experience preferred
Named for 9/11 Victim:
I was named for Adam J. Lewis.
History:
I have had one home since I was purchased as a baby. My family gave up on me and put me in a shelter because of multiple escapes. If they would have kept me indoors with the rest of the family, there would have been no issues. I much prefer the company of people to being outside alone! Why is that a difficult concept for some people?
Movies:
Coming soon!

 

Dream Home Minimum Requirements: Man, I tell you what. I have an amazing resume. Why in the world have I been abandoned? Besides being gorgeous, I love, adore, and worship people. I’ve been through obedience class and graduated! I’m really a sweet, happy, loving boy. I want nothing more than to make my people happy. Supposedly I escaped before. Pet Harbor does not know what size fencing I had, but I will jump fences to get to my people if I am abandoned. It’s very simple. Realize that I am part of the family and don’t leave me outside without my family, and there will be absolutely no issues. You won’t find a better dog than me! Don’t have a blue Christmas or any holiday you celebrate without me. I’ll even carefully help you decorate. 🙂

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I went to my forever home on November 12, 2017!

***In Heartworm Treatment***

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Age (approx):
2 years old
Birthday (approx):
August 15, 2015
What am I?
Neutered male Siberian Husky
Colors:
Black & white woolly, bi-eyed (one blue eye, one brown eye)
Weight:
52 pounds (as of 11/7/17)
Experience with Children:
My history with children is unknown. At Pet Harbor, I have met an infant and a toddler. My interactions with them have all been positive ones.
Experience with Cats:
My history with cats is unknown. Pet Harbor performed a cat-test. I failed miserably. Kitties cannot live safely with me.
Experience with Dogs:
Pet Harbor has been told my history with dogs is my littermate (female Siberian Husky) and I lived together in a home. Since coming to Pet Harbor, I have interacted with many dogs, mostly Siberian Husky-sized, and have had positive interactions. Leah, also available for adoption, thinks she is my main squeeze, but, to be honest with you, I like to shop around.
Energy Level:
Medium
Owner Aptitude Level:
Northern breed experience preferred
Named for 9/11 Victim:
I was named for Nizam A. Hafiz.
History:
My sister and I were put into a rural Virginia pound because we rid the world of some pesky yard birds. Who knew they belonged to our humans?
Movies:
Coming soon!

 

Dream Home Minimum Requirements: First, while I am not available now to adopt, you should know 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. I am the dog at Pet Harbor right now with the most personality. Extra sweet, extra happy, extra exuberant. Whatever adjectives you can find for me should all have “extra” in front of them. I’m a prancer and a dancer. I will reward you many times over for loving me. My groomer says I am a perfect gentleman. Even though I marked her (Yeah, I wasn’t neutered at that time.) and ate a leash lying on a table, and tried to eat her kitties, she says I’m awesome. She gave me an A+ and said I’m the first Siberian she’s met who actually likes getting a bath. In my pictures, you will see some bare patches. That is because I was so badly matted, my groomer had no choice but to cut out some of my mats. It’s very important to keep up with regular grooming/brushing with woolly Siberians. It’s bonding time for us, I’d say! So are you ready to be as happy as the law will allow? I’m ready for you if you are ready for me!

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I went to my forever home on November 23, 2017!

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Age:
5 years old
Birthday:
July 24, 2012
What am I?
Neutered male Siberian Husky
Colors:
Red & white, blue eyes
Weight:
46 pounds (as of 10/18/17)
Experience with Children:
My history with children is unknown. Since coming to Pet Harbor, I have interacted with children of all ages. All interactions have been positive ones.
Experience with Cats:
My history with cats is unknown. When I first got to Pet Harbor, they did an initial test for my cat-friendliness. At that time, I showed no real interest in cats. On 11/9, Pet Harbor did a more formal test. I showed little interest in the cats. Kitty O’Grady smacked me. O’G is not a fan of dogs. I did not react to his smack. But then a cat darted out at high speed and ran under me. I nipped the top of his head. Until that point, I was fine with them. So I should be okay to live with cats, but Pet Harbor would recommend proceeding with caution (with ANY Siberian and a cat).
Experience with Dogs:
I lived with at least two male dogs in my prior home. I was temperament tested with two male dogs. The interactions were positive. When one of the other dogs got growly with me, I walked away from him. At Pet Harbor, I have interacted with several Siberian Husky-sized dogs. The only one I bully is the older male who thinks he’s bad when he isn’t. It is, after all, my job to knock him down a peg.
Energy Level:
Medium
Owner Aptitude Level:
Novice
Named for 9/11 Victim:
I was named for Alfred R. Maler.
History:
For the crime of running at large, along with two other male dogs, I was sentenced to time in the slammer. I was sprung and came to Pet Harbor.
Movies:
  1. 10/28/17 – Embarrassed (You would be, too, wearing this Halloween costume!)
  2. 10/28/17 – Making Little Girls Happy!

Dream Home Minimum Requirements: True to my breed, I am a Working Dog. My job may not pay much, but it’s loads of fun. Bonus: Jobs keep Siberians out of trouble! I’m a weaver. Sitting by people is great. Then I crawl under their legs, under benches, in/out. See? A job. So you know what? If you ever thought about having an agility dog (entering a dog into agility trials), I’m the perfect candidate. I can go up and down and weave in and out with ease. We would have loads of fun! My foster mom calls me Alf. I don’t think I look like Alf. Do you? Well, I can’t help it he has a TV show. Maybe you can adopt me and we can do an agility trial so fantastically that we get invited to do a TV show, too! How’s about that!

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I went to my forever home on November 5, 2017!

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Age:
3 years old
Birthday:
December 19, 2013
What am I?
Spayed female Siberian Husky
AKC Information:
AKC #WS46150501
PARENTS:
   – Sire: Mufasa Lione, AKC #WS37339701 AKC DNA #V718705
   – Dam: Fiona Lydia, AKC #WS39951802
Colors:
Black & white, blue eyes
Weight:
53 pounds (as of 10/17/17)
Experience with Children:
Pet Harbor has been told I have always lived with children and I am “ecstatic” to see children. In my foster home, I have displayed only positive interactions with children. In fact, I actually am better at listening when children are near. Since coming to Pet Harbor, I have met children ages 0-4 and follow them around.
Experience with Cats:
Pet Harbor performed a cat-friendliness test. I tried to back away from them and run away. Pet Harbor would caution, though, about relying too much on that because this may have been the first time I have ever seen a cat.
Experience with Dogs:
Pet Harbor has been told my history is I lived with one other dog. Since coming to foster care, at first, my tail went up and ears forward. When a group of dogs plays, sometimes I run up to them. Sometimes I run away from them. Sometimes I curl up in a ball. If other dogs are near me, I don’t interact, but I stay.
Energy Level:
Medium
Owner Aptitude Level:
Timid dog experience or willingness to hire/work with a trainer with such experience required
Named for 9/11 Victim:
I was named for James Anthony Trentini.
History:
My history is I came from a rural animal shelter to Pet Harbor.
Movies:
Coming soon!

 

Dream Home Minimum Requirements: For whatever unknown reason(s), I am painfully shy. Will my new family be rewarded daily? Yes. Most days I seem to progress in baby steps. Will my new family get gentle kisses from me? You betcha! Will my new family give me belly rubs? I hope so! Will my new family understand my shyness, know how to work with me to learn peace and love and not be afraid, have patience, and help me progress more and more? They must! Will my new family have children? Either way is fine with me! Will my new home have a fenced yard? There are pros and cons to either way. Either one would work. Although I progress positively every day, I am not a plug and play dog. Other things about me – I am very quiet. I am so far not as treat-motivated as other dogs. My fear seems to override hunger. I’m still getting used to new people and am especially uneasy around strangers. Hopefully, I will feel generally more secure once I settle into my new home. The bottom line is I need a very special home and family. It will take effort on my family’s part, but they will be rewarded in spades or, should I say, fur?

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I went to my forever home on December 16, 2017!

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11/25/17 Jason
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Age (approx):
8 months old
Birthday (approx):
March 20, 2017
What am I?
Neutered male Siberian Husky
Colors:
Black & white, brown eyes
Weight:
35 pounds (as of 10/25/17)
Experience with Children:
Pet Harbor has been told my history is I displayed positive interactions with children. Since coming to Pet Harbor, I have interacted with children of all ages and have displayed only positive reactions to them, but I am a young, energetic Siberian. So I will run laps over, under, and around young ones.
Experience with Cats:
I have committed felinocide. I cannot, therefore, share my home with cats.
Experience with Dogs:
Pet Harbor has been told my history is I displayed positive interactions with dogs. Since coming to foster care, I have played with all of the dogs (They’re my size or bigger.) and have had only positive interactions. I love to play and play and play with them all.
Energy Level:
High
Owner Aptitude Level:
Young Northern breed experience preferred
Named for 9/11 Victim:
I was named for Jason E. Sabbag.
History:
My humans dumped me in an animal shelter because I robbed a kitty of life. From there, I came to Pet Harbor.
Movies:
  1. 10/21/17 – Playtime!
  2. 10/21/17 – Just a Cameo Appearance
  3. 10/28/17 – She’s Playing Hard to Get
  4. 10/28/17 – Up in Arms
  5. 11/25/17 – The next Roomba
  6. 11/25/17 – Table Dancer

Dream Home Minimum Requirements: Are you looking for a cuddly Teddy bear with lots of energy? Look no further. I am sure you have noticed I am cherubic and gorgeous, to boot. Right? I am a lover and player. I like to cuddle up with you and then jump and run like a normal pup. Oh, I am just so cute. Everybody loves me. Everybody. I am not the best choice for a home with tiny tots because I will run right through them, just because I love them! Training would be great! I would excel because I will love you and want to make you happy. I even don’t mind getting dressed up in costumes. Maybe you have children who like to play dress-up. They will love me! How about it? Let’s cuddle!

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I went to my forever home on September 30, 2017!

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Age (approx):
10 months old
Birthday (approx):
November 25, 2016
What am I?
Spayed female Siberian Husky
Colors:
Black & white, blue eyes
Weight:
40 pounds (as of 9/20/17)
Experience with Children:
My history with children is unknown. Since coming to Pet Harbor, I have interacted with children ages 0 to 4 and have displayed only positive interactions to them.
Experience with Cats:
My history with cats is unknown. Pet Harbor has not yet performed a test for cat-friendliness. When they have, the information will be posted here.
Experience with Dogs:
My history with dogs is unknown. When a dog-dog test was performed at the shelter with another female dog, I played with the dog. Since coming to Pet Harbor, I have interacted with multiple dogs around my size. All my interactions have been playful.
Energy Level:
High
Owner Aptitude Level:
Novice
Named for 9/11 Victim:
I was named for Kelly Ann Booms.
History:
Running at large, I landed in an animal shelter. From there, I came to Pet Harbor.
Movies:
Coming soon!

 

Dream Home Minimum Requirements: Info to come!

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