Dog - Husky, Siberian/Husky
Age: 5.17 years
Weight: 70 lbs.
Current Status: Available Foster
Birthday: November 2017
Weight: 70 lbs
Large dog friendly: Very selective
Small dog friendly: No, high prey drive
Cat friendly: No, high prey drive
Crate trained: Yes, loves having a covered crate
Energy level: Medium
Reaction to new people: Friendly
Kid friendly: Raised around children, have not been around children during fostering
Training: 6 week training course as a younger dog, does best with positive reinforcement training, started clicker training, very food motivated.
Fence: Not required, strong tie-out. He is an escape artist.
Solo or siblings: Would do best as an only dog. Absolutely adores people and will definitely form a strong bond with "his person.
From the foster: Duke came to us as a surrender through a local vet clinic after escaping his yard and killing chickens on a neighboring farm. His previous family loved him dearly but didn't have the time or resources to keep him mentally and physically stimulated to prevent escaping. He has been a DREAM to foster. He is so fun to get to know with his cute husky bounces and "awooo's during meal times. He loves going for walks but also loves his down time on the couch with you. He does have a history of resource guarding with other dogs but I have yet to witness him have any resource guarding behaviors with me while fostering. He has been extra friendly with every person he's met but can be dog selective as he can be very dominant. With his high prey drive he should not be adopted into a home with small dogs or cats (inside or outside). He is going to make someone an INCREDIBLE companion and will probably make them be a husky person forever.
Adoption Fee: $175
All dogs coming into Adopt a Husky Minnesota receive care tailored to their needs, including: Nose-to-tail exam with a partner veterinarian, Vaccinations (Rabies, Distemper, Bordetella), 4DX test to check for heartworm or tick exposure, Fecal Analysis, Heartworm and Flea/Tick Preventative, Spay/Neuter prior to adoption, Microchip, and are evaluated for temperament and trainability.