MaPaw Siberian Husky Rescue

Monday, September 28, 2009

Guess Who Got Adopted....

Our handsome redhead, Dakota has found his furever home!!!

Dakota is a very special boy and he has waited a long time to find the perfect home. He needed to find a family that understood his shyness and was ready to help Dakota come out of his shell once he settled into his new home. Luckily for him, the wait paid off!

We are so grateful to Janet and her family for giving Dakota the chance to be a part of their family. We have already received a couple updates from his new family and he's doing well. His new family realizes that it will take Dakota time to get totally comfortable with his new surroundings and they are giving him the space and encouragement he needs.

We are so proud of Dakota! He has certainly come a long way since we first met him. We know that he will continue to grow with his furever family. We look forward to more updates!! Congrats to Dakota!!

~ Chloe

Thursday, September 24, 2009

Running for the Siberians

On October 10th, one of our members, Deb, will be running in the Baltimore Half Marathon. This year she will be running to raise money for MaPaw. She has been training for the 13-mile event with her canine running companions and trainers, Juno and Zoe (both MaPaw alums).

Interested in sponsoring Deb? Checks can be mailed to MaPaw at 134 West 7th Street, Lansdale, PA 19446. Or visit MaPaw's site to make a donation online.

Sunday, September 20, 2009

Countdown to the Hike N Howl...

Hey Puppers ~

Did you know that Hike N Howl 2009 is less than a month away??!! That's right ~ our most favorite time to strut our stuff is coming up quick!

October 10th ~ the place to be is the Hickory Nut Picnic Grove in Tyler State Park in Newtown, PA. Of course, there will be the 1-mile hike to start the day off. Afterwards, there's going to be all kinds of fun! Other rescues, dog-related vendors, a sled-dog demo, CGC testing, raffle and a Howl-O-Ween costume contest!

If you are interested in hiking, click here to register. Don't forget to download your pledge sheet while you're there!

Want to know more about the hike? Go to the Hike site to learn all about it!

It's going to be a fun time for everyone!

~ Chloe

Tuesday, September 15, 2009

Check Out This Month's Newsletter!

Hello Puppers ~

MaPaw has just released the August/September edition of MaPaw Prints. That's right ~ this month is a double edition!

Click here to check it out!

Learn about Tex, our August Dog of the Month and Dakota, our September Dog of the Month ~ Learn about Hike N Howl 2009 taking place on October 10th ~ Catch up on the rest of what's going on in MaPaw!

Have a great day!

~ Chloe

Tuesday, September 08, 2009

Hello Tucker!!

Hello Puppers ~

Meet MaPaw's newest member.....Tucker!

This handsome boy is a Husky/Collie mix and is just 8 months old. He is a sweet and playful pup who is making friends with everyone he meets!

Tucker's family fell on hard times and couldn't provide a proper home for him. His family is heartbroken that they could no longer keep him, but they felt they had to do what was best for Tucker. He stayed overnight with one of our volunteers and will make his way to his foster home tonight.

Since he just came in last night, we are getting to know Tucker and will post updates soon!

~ Chloe

Friday, September 04, 2009

Callie Visits Her Neurologist

As you may recall, Callie has been on medications for epilepsy for most of her life. In fact, the reason that she joined MaPaw when she was just 10 months old was because her family could not afford to care for her condition. Initially, it was believed that we could get her medications regulated and she would be able to start her search for a furever home. Unfortunately, Callie's seizures were so severe and so frequent that we felt the best home for her would be the foster home that she was already in. So Callie became a permanent resident of MaPaw!

Callie is such a character and plays nonstop with her foster siblings! If you watch her play, you can see that she has suffered some brain damage from her multiple grand mal seizures.

About a year ago, Callie's foster Mum decided to take her to a neurologist to make sure that we were doing everything we could for this sweet little gal. From the first time they met Dr. Northington, both Callie and her foster Mum just loved him. Over the past year, Callie's medications have been tweaked so we can best control her seizures. She still has seizures, but they are not nearly as frequent and severe as they were when she first came to MaPaw.

When Callie visited Dr. Northington on Monday, she got some really exciting news...... He felt that Callie no longer needed all of the medications that she was currently taking, so he took her off one of them.

We are so happy for Miss Callie! While she will always have seizures, we are so grateful that we have been able to control them with Dr. Northington's help (of course). Way to go Callie!!!

~ Chloe