My name is Timber D3218!

Husky Mix Dog for adoption in Shakopee, Minnesota - Timber D3218
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Wags & Whiskers Animal Rescue

Facts about Timber D3218

  • Breed: Husky Mix
  • Color: Red/Golden/Orange/Chestnut - With White
  • Age: Young
  • Size: Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
  • Sex: Male
  • ID#: 10505725-D3218
You can fill out an adoption application online on our official website.

Meet Timber, he is a Husky mix  and approximately 45 pounds.  This poor little fella was terrified when he first came to Wags. People, cars, unfamiliar noises and especially the television, were sources of great concern and anxiety for little Timber. Fear not, Timber has found his confidence and his newly discovered joy with life is beautiful and contagious. Seriously, his foster has never met a dog who has had such a complete turn-around in such a short period of time. Timber is the happiest!

Despite his love of life, Timber still requires a gentle demeanor from his human companions.  He takes guidance well, and has learned a lot in his brief period with wags because of a lot of patience and reassurance. This guy is really tuned in to the humans around him and wants to do the right things for them. He kennels on his own if you tell him to “go home” and periodically whines a little, but these cases are rarer and rarer.

Although Timber is still in his puppy body, he has never had an accident in his foster home, and sleeps through the night on a dog bed next to his foster parents. He is also good about knowing what toys are his and what he is not allowed to chew on (although he sometimes needs reminding), and has not been “mouthy” at all with any of the member of his foster family (including the 11 year old). At this point, Timber should not be left to his own devices for long periods of time. He is not destructive, but he is a “hoarder.” Timber will gather things (socks, shoes, remotes, etc.) from around the house and create a pile in one spot with them. This is weird, but he’s so sweet that we excuse his hoarding.  Because Timber is still working on his confidence, we believe he would do well in a house with another dog that can show him the ropes. He currently belongs to a pack that includes his fosters two large resident dogs. He is both submissive with them, and also incredibly playful.

Timber is also working on leash manners (which was initially a struggle due to his thousands of fears), and is now able to complete long hikes with only minor squirrel distractions. He is also learning to love the car as he has discovered it takes him to magical wooded locations full of squirrels.

Timbers new found happiness has one draw-back, it causes him to leap around like a fish out of water. We are working with him on staying off of people, but at this point, he is not excelling.  He will need some basic manners training in this area, and because of this, should not go to a home with small children that may be knocked over by his joyful jumping.  Do you think you be a good human and patient with this incredibly happy dog?  If so, please fill out an application to meet him!

Visit this organization's web site to see any additional information available about this pet.

Interested in adopting this lovable animal? Please go to our website and fill out an Adoption Application.  Once the application is processed, a Wags representative will contact you, answer any questions you may have, and set up a time/location for a meet and greet!  A home visit is required prior to adoption. Wags & Whiskers adopts animals within a 60 mile radius of the Twin Cities or a 30 minute radius of Duluth, Rochester, and Mankato.

Thank you for choosing to adopt!

Breed and temperament determination:  Wags & Whiskers Animal Rescue attempts to determine breed and temperament using a combination of looks, information provided to us at intake, and our experience with the animal while in our Rescue.  We do not guarantee this determination.

About Wags & Whiskers Animal Rescue

About Our Rescue Group...

Wags & Whiskers Animal Rescue of MN is a 501(c)3 non-profit dedicated to finding forever homes for stray, abandoned and surrendered companion animals. We are a small, volunteer run organization. All of our animals are housed in foster homes waiting to be adopted. We do not have a physical shelter. Please visit our website at

Come Meet Our Pets...

All animals are available to meet by appointment arranged with the foster.
Please come see us at Petsmart on the 2nd Saturday of each month in Eagan (Petsmart 1297 Promenade Pl, Eagan, MN 55121); 4th Saturday of each month in Richfield (Petsmart 1100 W 78th St, Richfield, MN 55423); and the 3rd Sunday of each month in Maple Grove (Petsmart 11200 Fountains Way Maple Grove, MN 55369). We will have many adoptable dogs, puppies, and maybe a kitten or two that are able to attend for public viewing... please stop in and play! If you are interested in a specific dog or cat from viewing our available animals at, please email us in advance of an adoption event (, and we will do our best to have them at the event.

Our Adoption Process...

Our adoption process includes adoption application which can be completed at our website Current fees can also be accessed on our website. After reviewing your application, a meeting is scheduled between you and the pet in the foster’s home or a neutral dog friendly place. If there are any resident dogs in your home, it is required that the dogs meet at this time. After the meeting, a home visit is scheduled and, if everything goes well with the visit, the adoption is finalized. A home visit by one of our representatives is required prior to finalizing any adoption, and we must meet all members of the household where the pet will be living sometime during the adoption process. We reserve the right to refuse any applicant for any reason Adoption fee includes: vet exam(s), spay/neuter, de-worming, heartworm test (if 6 months of age or older), vaccinations, microchip, and FIV/FeLv testing (for cats only). Email is the best way to get a fast response (