EMPTY SHELTER PROJECT: Husky Mix Female Seeks Furever Home for Holidays

| December 20, 2013 | 0 Comments | Columns, Pet Patrol

Isa needs a new home for the new year.

Isa is a Husky mix around 1 to 2 years of age. She comes spayed, microchipped, vaccinated for Rabies and Distemper and tested for heart worm and other tick-borne diseases. She is also good with cats. Learn about her journey! 

Hi there! My name is Isa (pronounced Ice-ah). My rescuers named me that because of the color of my eyes. I’m so happy they rescued me from that shelter in West Virginia. The shelter was so overcrowded that I had to spend my time there in an outside pen in the cold. But now at my foster mom’s house I have a warm bed to sleep in. At first, I had a hard time adjusting because I had never been in a house before, but after several days and learning to trust that my foster mommy wasn’t going to hurt me, I started to open up. I now take treats out of her hand. I don’t think I had ever had a treat before. Boy, they sure are tasty. I also smile now. I now know what it feels like to be loved. I learned how to play with toys and my other rescued foster brother. We love our foster mom’s kitten. He likes to play and snuggle with us. There is a senior cat there but I don’t pay her much mind. She seems to be kind of grumpy and isn’t into playing.

Isa looks stunning in her bright pink bandana. What a looker!

I do get a bit nervous when my foster mom leaves me at home for a while. I’m worried that she may not come back and I really care about her. Plus, I really don’t want to end up back in the shelter. That place sure is scary. But I know with a patient and loving family with positive direction I can overcome that fear. I do hear that I do not do so well in a crate. I think it is because I’m a pretty smart girl and I have figured out how to get out of them. But I do well when I’m left out of my crate. I do not potty in the house. But I do sometimes get bored when I’m left alone for really long periods of time. But if I get a good walk or some play in before you leave I end up sleeping the day away. My foster mommy leaves me toys to play with when she’s gone. My favorite toys are the plastic kind. But I have a stuffed frog that I really like too.

I know I can’t stay with my foster mom forever so I’m looking for my own furever family – a family that will not give up on me. That will give me the time to adjust and open up. I hear that I’m a really great dog if someone would just give me a chance. If that sounds like you……. I will show you that I will love you forever. Thank you for taking the time to read my story.— Love, Isa

If you can see Isa being the right pet for you, please contact the volunteers at the Empty Shelter Project (ESP) by: Phone: 571 288 2878 or 571 991 9642. Email: adopt@espnova.org or find us on Facebook! 

Besides, Isa, the ESP has a number of dogs and cats all needing to be adopted. They can help you find one right for you and your family. 

The Empty Shelter Project is an all-volunteer foster-based animal rescue group in Prince William County dedicated to saving the lives of animals in danger of euthanasia in animal shelters across America. ESP also strives to help educate the public on issues regarding the pet overpopulation crisis to help prevent and decrease the amount of animals entering shelters annually.

If you would like to learn more about becoming a foster parent for homeless pets please contact us!

 

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