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Male Join date : 2014-01-21
Location : NY

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PostSubject: Hello from NY   Hello from NY EmptyThu Jan 30, 2014 12:13 pm

In mid October I adopted a one year old Husky Shepherd mix named Keena. Her owner could not longer take care of her so she was put up for adoption. After a visit I decided I could give her a good home so I picked her up with her cage, a couple toys and some food that must have been bad because she refused to touch it.


She was very skinny 25lbs and did not like to be put in her crate when I got her. She was also a very destructive chewer with zero training. She did not understand anything but sit and she was not too good at that. She was very hard to walk and constantly pulled. Although I was told she was good with her spiked collar which I refused to use. She also had not been spayed or had her shots.

In the last 3 months she has put on 18lbs and at 23" high she seems to be the right weight. Her new food seems to have made her coat thick and soft, before it felt like a wire brush. I have take care of all her vet items and had a chip put in her.

Keena is very smart and learns new tricks quickly when food motivated. I have been working hard on teaching her that her crate is not scary or a punishment and she now willingly goes into it. A Gentle Leader Easy Walk Harness has improved her walking although she still has a lot of puppy in her. She gets walked twice every day and then we have play time in the back yard. I put a 50' training leash on her so she can run around but I can grab it if needed. I will install a fence in the spring.

She can now be unsupervised for a couple of hours without chewing up everything.


When I first met her.

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After she came home

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Today

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Happy well adjusted puppy.

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MGoBlue
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MGoBlue

Join date : 2012-06-13
Location : Denver, CO

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PostSubject: Re: Hello from NY   Hello from NY EmptyThu Jan 30, 2014 1:12 pm

Thanks for giving her a good home! She is gorgeous and looks happy with you!
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Iluvmyhuskies
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Iluvmyhuskies

Female Join date : 2012-12-29
Location : Northern Nevada

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PostSubject: Re: Hello from NY   Hello from NY EmptyThu Jan 30, 2014 1:35 pm

Yes, thank you for adopting her! She is beautiful, and looks very happy to be with you!
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TheBadGuppy
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TheBadGuppy

Female Join date : 2013-06-20
Location : Toronto, Ontario

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PostSubject: Re: Hello from NY   Hello from NY EmptyThu Jan 30, 2014 1:48 pm

I love stories like this! They are worth every ounce of frustration at the beginning Smile
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wpskier222
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wpskier222

Female Join date : 2013-02-11
Location : NYC

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PostSubject: Re: Hello from NY   Hello from NY EmptyThu Jan 30, 2014 2:23 pm

She is so pretty! She might not be a mix, just an agouti. At any rate it sounds like the two of you were meant for each other. Smile
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Rocio_Caballero

Male Join date : 2012-06-19
Location : New Mexcio | Germany

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PostSubject: Re: Hello from NY   Hello from NY EmptyThu Jan 30, 2014 2:34 pm

She's very pretty! She looks so happy now
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Male Join date : 2014-01-21
Location : NY

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PostSubject: Re: Hello from NY   Hello from NY EmptyFri Jan 31, 2014 4:52 pm

Thank you for the welcomes.

She is a very happy dog now and I was glad to give her a good home. She is a total daddy's girl and follows me everywhere. I am looking forward to taking her hiking this spring.
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Alicia22
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Alicia22

Female Join date : 2013-02-09

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PostSubject: Re: Hello from NY   Hello from NY EmptySun Feb 02, 2014 4:02 pm

She is beautiful!!! Where in NY?
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Male Join date : 2014-01-21
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PostSubject: Re: Hello from NY   Hello from NY EmptyMon Feb 03, 2014 1:35 pm

We are near the Rochester area but not in the city.

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Alicia22
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Alicia22

Female Join date : 2013-02-09

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PostSubject: Re: Hello from NY   Hello from NY EmptyThu Feb 06, 2014 10:26 pm

Nice, I am in northern New York, outside of Watertown. (an hour north of Syracuse)
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