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My name is Ursa!
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Heidi's Legacy Dog Rescue
Adoption process
1.

Submit Application

2.

Approve Application

3.

Meet the Pet

4.

Sign Adoption Contract

5.

Pay Fee

6.

Take the Pet Home

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Facts about me

Breed
Shepherd (Unknown Type)/Labrador Retriever
Color
Age
Adult
Size
(When grown) Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
Weight
Sex
Female
Pet ID
16156019

My info

Small blue checkmark Good with kids
Small blue checkmark Good with dogs
Small blue checkmark Shots current
Small blue checkmark Spayed / Neutered
Small blue checkmark Housetrained

My story

 

Please only send inquires to the email in this bio all others will not be answered. Please read the bio before sending questions - we answer all we know about the dog here.

Hello awesome Humans! My name is Ursa. My Foster Dad calls me Ursa Jane, Ursa Belle, Ursa Leena - but I answer to Ursa. I am a youngish mixed Labrador (we think there may be some shepherd in me somewhere) rescue dog of 4 years old. I just had a birthday on July 9, 20022. So, a little about me! I love car rides and will race you to the car for a ride to the park, the Vet, or anywhere you want to take me - I’m game. In the previous chapter of my life I was never taught to play fetch or had an opportunity to play with dog toys, so I just don’t really know how to play those games. I used to be very reserved around normal dog play and most of people life, but not in an aggressive way - I just didn’t know what I wasn’t taught, so I just would hang around, sniff and watch. That changed when the rescue group let me go to my Foster Dads house with his very welcoming German shepherd. I learned cool things like sleeping on the bed, sleeping on the couch, sitting in the chair in the front room watching for the Mailman. Oh yea, I used to be afraid to eat and drink in the same room as my foster brother, but Foster Dad kept working with me each week and now we eat shoulder to shoulder, then inspect each others bowl to make sure we licked the bowl clean. That leaves less clean up for Foster Dad. I am what they call fully house broken - funny sounding isn’t it? Because I don’t break anything. I don’t chew on things, I don’t get in the garbage, even after Foster Dad is at work on long days I wait to do my business - if you know what I mean - in the corner of the yard. Oh, I love my yard. Foster Brother and I can run and run chasing each other. I do have this one game I play. When Foster Brother is doing his business, I wait watching for him to finish, then slowly creep up towards him and once he sees me I run full speed at him and he runs around the tree, then turns around and chases me around the tree - oh it is great fun. Sometimes we get so worked up Foster Dad has to tell us to stop because it’s cookie time. OH I love cookie time!! I sit all proper like; lay down (but bark a wee bit), shake paws - then Foster Dog and I get these great tasting treats. I can be sleeping in the other room, but if I hear the treat bag crinkle - I AM ON IT! ME - ME - ME! Oops, almost forgot. I recently learned how to ride in a canoe! Yea, Foster Dad made brother and I do some silly test in the backyard of getting in and out, and sitting calmly together. Yea, whatever - we’re dogs Big Daddy! Anyway, we passed that test so then we got to go out on the water. I kind of wanted to step out onto the water but Foster Dad wouldn’t let me. I mean, how fun would that have been? Anyway, we weren’t allowed to sit on the same side of the boat as each other, but we did get to go for a BOAT RIDE! WHOO HOO! Also, I am good with other dogs if you introduce me correctly to them. You see, I am little low on confidence, and not every dog I meet is all that kind. Foster Brother helps because of his calm disposition, and am learning from his example. On our walks to the park most dogs we encounter are fine, but some just rub me the wrong way. Not many, but a few. Most of the time we sniff each other then continue on our walk. Not Foster Dad. He doesn’t sniff anyone. Humans. So I could live in a home with another dog, or I could just be your best buddy and we would be so happy together. Since I am a little low on confidence, don’t be surprised if it takes a few months for me to feel at home with my new people and surroundings. I’m a great watchdog. If someone comes around without warning - I will give warning. I’m a dog who is loyal and true, so I will protect you. I just made that up - you like it? After a few moments to see that you are okay, then I turn into a mush. I want to be your friend, I want to have my back scratched, and under my chin too. I’m a squirrel chaser so be prepared. Foster Dad hasn’t put me infant of cats yet, so who knows on that one? On our walks I can take squirrels or leave them, so don’t worry about me popping you arm out of socket. I’m good. I have a good energy level - after all I am only 4 years old. No health problems, up to date on my shots, and behave myself at the Veterinarians office. If we don’t have anything to do then I find a quiet corner to go nap in, or climb up on your bed to fall into blissful sleep. I love to go for walks. When you grab the leash I know right away what that means. We’re going for a walk! YEP YEP YEP walk time! Okay, so some tricks I know - Sit, lay down, shake, and heel. My heel is kind of funny as I circle behind you and come back between your legs and look up at you. I know, I’m a funny dog. You can point with your finger to show me to get off the bed or couch and I understand that and obey. So what do you say, want to meet me? Contact the nice folks over at Heidis Legacy Rescue Network, and let's make it happen! Yours, Ursa

Ursa's DOB 7/9/2018 and around 61 lbs - UTD on vaccination, spay/microchipped and on flea & heartworm medication.

Ursa's Adoption fee is $400 - obedience training is required

 

Obedience training is also required for all our pups. Please email us the completion certificate.

To apply to foster or adopt please fill out application at

www.heidislegacydogrescue.com/apply-to-foster-or-adopt

Thank you for completing the application. We are all volunteers and short on time, we will contact you back only if we have more questions or your application is approved and you will be invited to meet the dog. We apologize for not being able to answer everyone back.

For more information contact Kelly.V@HeidisLegacyDogRescue.com

DOGS are in Foster Homes. There is NO shelter.

**Our companions MUST live in your home as part of your family.**We do not transport.

**See our website for more information. www.HeidisLegacyDogRescue.com

All communication is thru email so please be patient with us.  We are all volunteers and work full time jobs and have families of our own.

It takes anywhere between 3-7 days to process an application - the more complete the application the easier it is for us to process it.  Please notify your vet that we will be contacting them and to release information to us.  

ADOPTION PROCESS:

1. Complete this application  www.heidislegacydogrescue.com/apply-to-foster-or-adopt

***Everyone must submit an application - we only keep them on file for 1 month

2. Application background check, vet check, etc

3. Invitation thru email to meet the dog(s).

4. Adoption Contract

December 9, 2022, 11:01 am
Rescue

Heidi's Legacy Dog Rescue

Contact info
Pet ID
16156019
Contact
Phone
Address
Tampa, FL 33611

Their adoption process

1.

Submit Application

http://heidislegacydogrescue.com/adoption-application/

2.

Approve Application

3.

Meet the Pet

4.

Sign Adoption Contract

5.

Pay Fee

6.

Take the Pet Home

Additional adoption info

Working with you, we will be able to determine if the adoption is in the pet's best interest, and the process ensures that you will find a pet well-suited to your lifestyle. We are all volunteers, please provide detailed information for all questions.

Adoption application

More about this rescue

Heidi's Legacy is a nonprofit, 501(c)(3) charitable organization staffed entirely by volunteers that LOVE and RESPECT animals. If a life can be saved, we will do what needs to be done. Our goal is to save as many lives as possible so they can enrich the lives of their new adoptive families as they do ours.