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My name is Odessa, and I came from a high kill shelter in TX. I’m around 5-6 years old, collie/husky. I am an extremely sweet girl looking for the right family for me.
I have a little bit of separation anxiety, and must go to a home with another dog. I do know how to howl, especially when I hear sirens! Due to my howling tendencies, an apartment/condo life is not for me. I am also a digger by nature. I do not try to dig to China, but I do like to dig a little hole that I can lay in! This is VERY common for huskies to do.
I need a home that has a securely fenced in yard. I am curious, and have the urge to explore, so going on walks is a must! I have wiggled my way out of cracked doors. Since I am very much Husky, my recall is not so great. I am on a mission to explore!!!
I also need to have a family who understands that I have accidents in the house. We are working with the vets and trainers to get a handle on it. It can be as common as 5-7 accidents in a week. Sometimes more, sometimes less.
I have a disease called Pannus, which basically is a progressive change that occurs where blood vessels and scar tissue invade the cornea. I will have to continue to visit a doggy Ophthalmologist the rest of my life. I will be on medicated eye drops twice a day for the rest of my life (costs ~$35-$55 a month). Unfortunately this disease is not curable, but it is manageable. My awesome foster mom ordered me some dog sunglasses so I am able to enjoy the outdoors again without doing further damage to my eyes. These awesome goggles are something I should wear when if I’m hanging outside, or going for walks, especially during midday when the sun is the most intense. Please read more about Pannus here: http://www.
My foster mom would strongly encourage those interested in adopting me to please read about Siberian Huskies, and their tendencies. A majority of my traits that I display are from that side of my family. However – I am not typically as high strong as most huskies, so as far as energy level, I get that from my Collie side!
I am hoping, with all paws crossed, that the perfect family is out there for me. I am a GREAT dog, who is very easy going, laid back, and just wants to snuggle all day long. I love most other dogs, cats, kids and people.
It would be most ideal if my future home is not too far from my foster. My foster mom believes I would transition best by slowly moving into my new home.
If you are interested in adopting me or knowing more about me, please e-mail my foster mom at firstname.lastname@example.org
Before filling out an application, please be sure that the following applies:
- You have fully read Odessa’s bio completely
- You have a fenced in yard
- You currently have another dog
- You are aware and up for the medical challenges and costs that come with adopting a special needs dog
- You have read into the Siberian Husky breed, and are aware of their quirks, and challenges that they come with
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