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 New to the Husky Breed from Illinois :)

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Join date : 2014-03-28

PostSubject: New to the Husky Breed from Illinois :)   Fri Mar 28, 2014 3:19 am

Hi there. I'm Lori and wanted to make a first post before diving in here on the forums. I'll start by saying I am the mother of 3 children ( the oldest two are college age) and a 7 year old little girl. My oldest child brought home a Husky Rolling Eyes  and I have pretty much taken over with the dog because I did not like how little he was interacting with the dog. I am obsessed with my two very tiny Yorkies so I wanted this dog to have a loving home as well. My oldest Yorkie doesn't like the Husky at all the last months at our home has been chaos to say the least. I've become quite attached to the Husky (his name is Jagger but I call him Wolfie Very Happy ) and by joining here I hope to learn the do's and don'ts to properly care for this dog. I joined a Yorkie forum when I got my first Yorkie and the amount of information that helped me raise him was unbelievable!
It is nice to be amongst others who own this breed because it must really be one special breed to steal my heart. I was a 100% loyal to Yorkies kind of gal until this feisty dog arrived to my home.  I love you 
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Male Join date : 2012-11-20
Location : Ohio

PostSubject: Re: New to the Husky Breed from Illinois :)   Fri Mar 28, 2014 9:21 am

Welcome! I love the name wolfie lol! For some reason it made me think of Game of thrones, one of the dire wolves names is shaggydog lol. When you say your yorki doesnt like wolfie, do they fight, or just stay away from eachother? Also you must post pix! Forum rule....... Lol
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Female Join date : 2013-02-11
Location : NYC

PostSubject: Re: New to the Husky Breed from Illinois :)   Fri Mar 28, 2014 9:49 am

Ha ha. Yes agreed on the pix!



They really do steal your heart while driving you crazy! Smile
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Female Join date : 2011-07-01
Location : Denver, CO

PostSubject: Re: New to the Husky Breed from Illinois :)   Fri Mar 28, 2014 7:52 pm

Welcome! It's always nice to see a fellow Illinoisan join up here Smile I'm originally from Urbana, but I'm stationed in Maryland now. There are some active Husky meet up groups up in the Chicago area, and I've got some friends in Champaign-Urbana who have Huskies as well. If you're in an area with other Huskies, I'm sure Wolfie would like to make some friends.

I agree with Jen and Eric on the pictures too Smile

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Male Join date : 2013-02-05
Location : seattle, wa

PostSubject: Re: New to the Husky Breed from Illinois :)   Fri Mar 28, 2014 8:14 pm

Welcome aboard.

How old is your Husky now? That will dictate what type of advice you will be in need of Smile
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