Dog - Husky, Siberian/Husky
Age: 7 months
Weight: 37.4 lbs.
Current Status: Available Foster
Eye Color: Brown
Age: 7 months
Weight: 37 lbs
Large Dog Friendly: Yes
Small Dog Friendly: Unknown
Cat Friendly: Unknown
Crate Trained: Yes, she is doing great in her crate! She currently spends the night in it and is crated when foster parents are away from home.
Housebroken: Yes, we are super impressed with how well she has been doing with potty training. Nixie knows to go potty outside and has only had a few accidents in her new foster home. So far she is doing better going potty on walks versus just outside in the yard.
Energy Level: medium/high
Reaction to New People: She is a little shy at first but warms up very quickly.
Kid Friendly: Unknown
Fence: Not required. She currently only likes to spend time in her foster's fenced yard if accompanied by her humans. When we are out there with her though, she loves to zoom around the yard and play with her foster sister. She sure is speedy!
Solo or Siblings: Either would be fine, but she does love to play with her foster sister. She also likes to copy her foster sister and I think that has helped her learn how to be a well-behaved dog more quickly.
From the Foster: Nixie had a rough first 7 months of her life. Due to low exposure to anything outside of her original home, she started out scared and shy. Luckily since she is so young, Nixie is coming out of her shell quickly and learning how great it is to be a dog in a loving environment. In the short time that she has been in foster care, she has learned how to loose leash walk (she is awesome at this!!), plays great with her foster sister, and gets the zoomies and cute little prances often.
We are working on exposing Nixie to a variety of different stimuli to teach her about the world and work on not being afraid of new things. She has shown that she can adapt quickly and is willing to learn not to be scared.
Nixie is a total sweetheart. Even though she was fearful, she warmed up to her fosters almost immediately and will climb right up on your lap to cuddle. You better make room on your couch for her, otherwise she will scooch right into any space available so that she can snuggle right up to you.
Nixie is doing an excellent job of reading the cues her foster sister gives her and respecting boundaries while playing. She also is impressing her foster parents by retreating to the couch for a cuddle with the humans when she needs a break from playing or feels overwhelmed. She's a smart girl!
Nixie has developed so much in the short time she has been in our care that we have very high hopes for this goofy girl. She's going to be a great dog and make her future family very happy.
Adoption Fee: $450
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.