Yet another member of the Del Rio Husky Horde picked up as a stray.
Last Updated: Aug 4th, 2020
- Arrival date: July 27, 2020
- Breed: Husky
- Sex: Male
Youth, Adult, Mature, Senior
- Birthdate: January 2019
- Weight: 52 Pounds 07/22
. 50.8 pounds 08/04
- Neutered: Yes
- General Health: Excellent,
Good, Fair, Poor
- Temperament: Calmer than most Husky’s and quite affectionate.
- SAFER Test performed: 0728/2020
- PetFinder Listing: N/A: claimed by A Pathway to Hope
- Get the Adoption Application (Contact A Pathway to Hope)
- Departure date: Undetermined
Yet another stray Husky picked up in Del Rio. He has been neutered and is wearing a rabies tag, so he had a home. But the tag is registered in another county. Did he run off? Was he dumped? Was he stolen and escaped? We have no idea. The rabies tag offers little info and there is no microchip. In any case the shelter will not hang onto him because adopting Husky’s to locals has never worked out. Every one has been returned. It’s better for the dog to find a Husky rescue to find them a proper home with someone who appreciates this breed’s unique qualities. A Pathway to Hope is one such rescue. PMFC is fostering until transport can be arranged.
Bobby’s Progress Summary:
Detailed notes on this foster dog’s progress are posted below the summary.
House Dog Training
Terms of Adoption:
In chronological order, newest at the bottom. Some pictures are linked to a more detailed Doggy Tale about that update, click those to open the related story.
Progress notes are listed below, in chronological order, newest at the bottom.
I have gone by the shelter to evaluate Bobby. He tried hard to push out he door when I opened it, but once I was inside and the door latched he was sweet and calm. He even rolled over on his back to get a belly rub. We have no open kennel for this boy, so I’ve arranged to board him for a week. I’ll go there as often as I can to do a SAFER test and get him accustomed to me. I am to move him from the shelter to boarding Monday morning (the 27th).
Bobby gave us a scare on Wednesday: while in the play yard he went over their 6 foot high fence. He hadn’t shown any interest in the fence before so this was unexpected. But the emergency ended quickly because Bobby was just hungry for some BBQ from the place down the street. He trotted down there, the fella tossed him some meat pieces to hold his attention while Steve caught up and snagged him. He’s back in his room safe and sound, but he’ll be leash walked from now on!
I picked Bobby up from Kathy’s Grooming Parlor, where he is boarding, and took him to Cedarwood Veterinary Hospital for testing and a rabies vaccination. We had some errands to run on the way, but those all went unusually smoothly and we were running 1/2 hour ahead of schedule. I decided we should stop in at the Park-n-Float on River Street to relax together while we wait for the clock to catch up to us.
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