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

(703) 583-HSKY info@petharbor.org

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Due to COVID-19 and the Commonwealth’s and surrounding states’ rules, our public events have been suspended at this time. However, this is subject to change and should not prevent people from applying to adopt! ***Pet Harbor will continue to work with prospective adopters during this time.***

Prospective adopters will have the option of a virtual home visit using FaceTime or Skype, or a video home visit, in lieu of an in-person home visit.

Pet Harbor will continue to accept animals adopted from us being returned, and will limit the intake of other dogs during this time.

During the pandemic, Pet Harbor will only accept donations submitted electronically.

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Age (approx):
1 year old
Birthday (approx):
February 4, 2019
What am I?
Neutered male Siberian Husky mix
Colors:
Black & white, parti-eyed (both blue & brown in each eye)
Weight:
95 pounds (as of 2/19/2020)
Experience with Children:
Pet Harbor was told I lived with children and am gentle with even young children. Since coming to Pet Harbor, I have met children of all ages. I romp and play with them like I’m one of them, but I’ve been surprisingly gentle with them. I’m just a big goofball. I did knock down a 6yo child because I’m just so big and clumsy and full of love. The child wasn’t very happy about that but forgave me when I batted my eyelashes.
Experience with Cats:
On 3/15/20, Pet Harbor introduced me to cats. I ignored them. Siberian Huskies, which is 50% of me, 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 was told I lived with other dogs & was fine with them. I am all about play. I play all day long. If there are other dogs, I will play with them all day long. If not, I’ll still find play. Boy dogs don’t understand me because I am big and clumsy, and I get right in their faces & don’t back down. But the ladies! That’s a different story altogether. If there are girl dogs around, you’ll find me always right in their midst. And the more, the merrier. Shai, also available for adoption, is my very best friend, but don’t for one second think I’m monogamous. Pet Harbor has no clue how I am with small dogs. The best home for me will have a medium or larger female dog.
Energy Level:
Medium-High
Owner Aptitude Level:
Young Northern breed experience required
Named for 9/11 Victim:
I was named for A. Todd Rancke.
History:
The story was I was put into a county animal shelter because my family moved into a townhouse and decided I was too noisy to take since my prior neighbors complained about my voice. However, Pet Harbor uncovered more to the story. From the shelter, I came to Pet Harbor.
Movies:
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More About Me: Pet Harbor does not take mixed breeds but was told I am a Siberian Husky. Then when I came to Pet Harbor, they found out I am something for sure but not a purebred Siberian Husky. I am a big galoot, as goofy as they come, for sure, an overgrown puppy who likes bending down to kiss little children. For those of you who remember Marmaduke, I certainly am not a Great Dane, like Marmaduke was, but I have the goofiness and the long legs! I’m really funny. Like an innocent child, I haven’t a concern in the world. I’m really all about fun and games. I bounce around, galloping, as it were. I’ll pick up a big ball, toss it in the air, turn on a dime, and go off in another direction towards other play. I really am such fun. I don’t really understand boy dogs. If they have something to say to me (like a growl or a snarl), I go right up in their faces and loudly ask, “Are you talking to me?” See? I’m all puppy, big puppy but puppy nonetheless. If you are interested in adopting me, understand additional qualifications and circumstances apply.

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Age (approx):
1-1/2 years old
Birthday (approx):
August 9, 2018
What am I?
Neutered male Siberian Husky
Colors:
Black & white, blue eyes
Weight:
48 pounds (as of 2/27/20)
Experience with Children:
Since coming to Pet Harbor, I’ve met several children of all ages. I’ve been great with all of them.
Experience with Cats:
Pet Harbor has not introduced me to cats yet. When they do, the information will be posted here. 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:
When introduced to dogs in the shelter, I had all positive reactions. Since coming to Pet Harbor, I haven’t met a dog I haven’t loved.
Energy Level:
High
Owner Aptitude Level:
Novice
Named for 9/11 Victim:
I was named for Robert L. Cruikshank.
History:
Tied to a tree by a leash, I chewed through the leash. From there, I went to an animal shelter. They located my owners. My owners did not fetch me. So, from there, I came to Pet Harbor.
Movies:
  1. 3/7/20 – Darya on the left, Hank on the right!
  2. 3/8/20 – Someone, anyone, please play with me!
  3. 3/8/20 – A broken leg can’t keep me down
  4. 3/10/20 – Come on! Somebody Wake Up and play with Hank!
  5. 3/10/20 – Sweet music by Hank & the Quartet!

More About Me: Man, I need to be the poster child for champion. Don’t sweat the small stuff. That’s my motto. I have a badly fractured leg. On the X-ray, my leg looks awful. But check out my videos & you’ll see I sure don’t let it stop me. After consulting our vets, it seems the best course of action is to do nothing. The fracture is not new. So surgery isn’t a good option. I do use the leg (left rear). So amputation is not a great idea. So my leg & I, we get along. Loads & loads of fun, I am. Love. I love dogs. I love people. I’m all about having fun. For sure, there is no such thing as a bad day when Hank’s in town. Since all good Siberians need a job, mine is protection. Since idle paws are the devil’s workshop, I protect my fellow canines (and humans) from being afflicted with idle paws. You know that thing called sleep? That’s really just breeding ground for idle paws. So I’ll surely wake you. It’s in my job description. Also, I sometimes like to chew things. After consulting vets & knowing my puppylike personality & pearly white teeth, Pet Harbor thinks I’m around 1.5 years old. So do you have dogs who share my levels of energy & love who live with you or visit frequently who would love to play with me and do you need a live alarm clock? Okay. Maybe let’s rewrite that since I’ll bet that last part won’t be met with exuberance. Rewind. So do you have dogs who share my levels of energy & love who live with you or visit frequently who would love to play with me? If so, why are we waiting? Let’s go home!

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Age (approx):
1 year old
Birthday (approx):
February 13, 2019
What am I?
Spayed female Siberian Husky
Colors:
Black & white, blue eyes
Weight:
35 pounds (as of 3/14/20)
Experience with Children:
Since coming to Pet Harbor, I have met children of all ages. I have been gentle and easy with all of those I have met. I have softly wagged my tail and asked them for kisses and petting. The very first day I came to Pet Harbor, I had a lot to say to them, but after that day, I’ve been very quiet. Even little children adore me.
Experience with Cats:
On 3/14/20, Pet Harbor introduced me to cats. I barked incessantly, wagging my tail, and pawed at them to invite play. The cats wanted no parts of my exuberance. So the introduction was pretty short. 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:
When introduced to dogs in the shelter, I had all positive reactions. Since coming to Pet Harbor, I mostly ignore them. I’ll play a little, but when the queen is done, the queen is done. I’m a female Siberian, after all. I guess, basically, the bottom line is I can take them or leave them. I have not knowingly had exposure to small dogs. Actually, most of Pet Harbor’s dogs have never seen small dogs.
Energy Level:
High
Owner Aptitude Level:
Northern breed experience preferred
Named for 9/11 Victim:
I was named for Darya Lin.
History:
Running lost down a highway in Hilton Head, South Carolina, I landed in an animal shelter. From there, I came to Pet Harbor.
Movies:
  1. 3/7/20 – Darya on the left, Hank on the right!

More About Me: Rock-a-bye, baby, in the treetop. Funny how we Siberian ladies can twist things around to get exactly what we want. If you want to be held, pretend to be sleepy. Of course, getting my way probably is spurred by my inquisitive nature. Is it wrong to want to know everything, every little detail? Well, if it’s wrong, I don’t want to be right. I’ll just keep on keeping on. Wait. Am I in the wrong line of work? Hmmm. Let me think about this a bit. Nah. I’ll keep being the chief manipulator to get petted and whatever it takes to soak up the lovin’.

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Age (approx):
9 years old
Birthday (approx):
May 4, 2009
What am I?
Spayed female Domestic Shorthair
Colors:
Brown mackerel tabby
Weight:
11 pounds, 12 ounces (as of 7/19/18)
Experience with Children:
In my foster home, I have interacted with children of all ages. I have had only positive interactions with them.
Experience with Cats:
Since I have been in foster care, I have had only positive interactions with all cats I have met.
Experience with Dogs:
I have met dogs in the 50-75 pound range at my foster home. I can take them or leave them. If I get to pick my team, I’ll pick humans and kitties as my teammates.
Named for 9/11 Victim:
I was named for Sonia Ortiz.
History:
I was running at large and landed in a rural shelter.
Movies:
  1. Roll Call
  2. Here I am in Love Kitten
  3. Exploring in What is That?
  4. Playtime in Touch
  5. Starring with Trost in Tunnel Vision
  6. with a host of my feline friends in The Gang’s All Here
  7. Lost in the crowd in All the Gang’s Here
  8. Christmastime 2010 in Happy Roll
  9. I have a tiny appearance in O’Grady is a nut!
  10. 2011 Christmas dinner
  11. July 2014, Playtime with the Dog

More About Me: Pillows, please. Human pillows, that is. Pretty, please? I really don’t ask for much, just a human or two (or more!) to let me curl up on them. Like all good Southern belles, I’ll be very sweet and polite about it. That is, of course, when I am not playing or just in deep meditative thought that may or may not resemble sleep. I’ve been nicknamed the Peace and Love Guru. Children of all shapes and noise volumes are welcome! Dogs, too, but other cats and kids are my preference if you ask me.

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