Siberian Husky Rescue Of Florida, Inc - Seminole Pet Shelter

Siberian Husky Rescue Of Florida, Inc

The mission of the Siberian Husky Rescue of Florida, Inc. is to rescue stray, abused, surrendered and unwanted Siberian Huskies. Within the constraints set by our ability to raise funds we will spay or neuter them if required, provide affordable medical care whenever possible, provide microchip installation and registration, and house them in foster homes when and as needed until suitable permanent homes are found. It will be the policy of this organization that all dogs placed for adoption must be spayed or neutered. Siberian Husky Rescue of Florida, Inc. will not accept most mixed breed dogs, therefore breed knowledgeable and other identification experts within the organization will make the determination as to whether or not the dog has purebred, or mostly purebred, Siberian Husky breed attributes.

  • Shelter Address
  • P.O. Box 8727
    Seminole, FL 33775
  • Phone
  • Contact Name
  • Website
  • Pet types
  • Dogs
  • Location served

Adoption Process

First Step: Read our Husky education pages and decide if a Husky is the dog for you. If so, then fill out the online adoption application. Second Step: Once SHRF receives your application, an automatic confirmation of the submission will be sent to the email address supplied on the form. Subsequently, the Adoption Coordinator will contact you within a few days to talk with you. This is just a way to find out more about you and your family, your current pets, and a chance for you to tell SHRF what you would like in your future Siberian, and also a chance for you to have any questions or concerns answered. Third Step: After your interview, SHRF volunteers will contact your references and your Veterinarian, and subsequently schedule a home visit. Below is a little more about each portion, which occurs in no particular order: Reference checks: SHRF asks for 3 references who cannot be family members, whether living with you or not. Why? Your references can tell SHRF a little more about you and your lifestyle and help us have a better idea of what type of dog personality might fit best with your home. For a faster process, we strongly recommend you inform the people you have chosen that rescue volunteers will be contacting them and asking about you because you are applying to adopt a Siberian Husky. Vet checks: SHRF volunteers will contact your Vet, either a current Vet if you have animals or your past Vet, if applicable. Why? SHRF needs to ensure you have provided your current and/or past animal’s with routine veterinary care. Many of the dogs in the rescue come in very unhealthy, heartworm positive, underweight, etc. We cannot adopt them into a home that does not provide basic care. Please let your Vet know a SHRF volunteer will contact them to inquire about your records, and please ask your vet to speak with us about them. Your vet will be contacted again shortly after you adopt a Husky. Home visit: SHRF volunteer will come to your home and look over your house and animal accommodations and speak with your entire family. Please try to insure that all household members are in attendance. Why? SHRF has no desire to invade your privacy but we need to see where and under what conditions our Siberians will be living. We are only looking for situations or items potentially dangerous to a Husky. Also, it is important for us, on a personal level, to meet you and your family face to face, discuss any questions about your possible future Siberian or the breed in general, and have a chance to get to know you just a little better. Fourth Step: If all goes well with the above processes, which can take anywhere from one to several weeks, the SHRF Board members will approve or disapprove your application. If approved, then the Foster Director will contact you to discuss available dogs and your particular needs. Then you will talk to the foster family about the dog. This is a chance for the two of you to talk about the dog because no one knows the Siberian better than the foster family. They are the ones who have housed and cared for the dog, often for months at a time, so they will have a VERY good idea about temperament, training, etc. Feel free to ask as MANY questions as you want. This may be your dog, so you have every right to know everything possible, and the foster family will be up front about everything they know. It is in everyone’s best interest to be forthright. The foster family, who again know the dog best, does have the final say as to whom the Siberian they have loved and rehabilitated will be adopted. If the all clear is given after you speak with the foster family (which is almost ALWAYS the case), then you are almost done! Final Steps: Once everything is approved, we then work with you to get your Siberian to you! We understand that you might not be able to take the dog that day, or even that week, and the foster family might not be able to, either. So we arrange a mutually convenient time to transport the dog to your home, or have you come pick up the Siberian at the foster family’s home or at an “in between” location. A SHRF transport volunteer may also be the one to transport the dog to you. If the potential adopter causes a delay in the adoption after they are approved, we CAN NOT guarantee the dog you are interested will still be available when you are ready, especially if there are other applicants interested in the same dog. At that time, you will fill out the Adoption Contract, which the SHRF volunteer will carefully go over with you, as this is a legally binding contract. The adoption donation will be due at the contract signing. You will receive the medical paperwork, any favorite toys, a little bit of the dog’s current food, and whatever else the foster family may provide. Congratulations!

Login, as provider, please, If You want to Claim or Edit shelter...

Pet Shelters Nearby

Seminole FL 33776 | 2 miles away

The mission of Camp Basenji is to rescue, rehabilitate and re-home dogs of the Basenji breed; to educate owners and potential adopters; to rescue and foster Basenjis and place them into safe environments where their needs will be met; and to constantly educate ourselves so that we can place dogs in the best homes possible for a mutually beneficial outcome. Our mission statement is filed with the I

Largo FL 33774 | 2.3 miles away

The caring staff at Pinellas County Animal Services considers adoptions the most valuable work they do.

Largo FL 33773 | 2.8 miles away

SPCA Tampa Bay is the only non-profit, animal welfare agency that runs an open-admission “For-All” animal shelter and public veterinary center in Pinellas County. Our shelter in Largo cares for more than 9,500 animals annually that have been surrendered by their owners, along with injured wildlife. SPCA Tampa Bay cares for dogs, cats, pocket pets, exotic animals, and livestock like goats and p

Madeira Beach FL 33738 | 3.9 miles away

Greyhound Pets of America / Tampa Bay is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to promoting and facilitating the adoption of greyhounds when their racing careers end, and to educate the public about greyhounds and what wonderful pets they can become.

Pinellas Park FL | 7.3 miles away

Racing4Rescues, Inc. was established in early 2012 after we resurrected the old Sunshine Speedway, now Showtime Speedway, as a way to give back. Being lifetime animal advocates this was our chance to make a difference in the lives of our homeless animals. We are a foster-home based rescue, run solely by dedicated volunteers and it’s the community’s support that help us to continue our work. Ov

Clearwater FL 33766 | 8.5 miles away

Our goal is to rescue, rehabilitate (if necessary) and place the homeless Collies (and cats, occasionally) to permanent loving and caring homes. We provide temporary foster homes and appropriate care (general and medical) for Collies who are turned to our rescue until the dogs find permanent home of their own. We are also committed to educate public about health, temperament and appropriate care o

Clearwater FL | 8.6 miles away

VIP Rescue is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) corporation dedicated to the rescue and placement of the Standard, Miniature & Toy Poodles as well as other non-shedding dogs in need. The mission is served through the organization’s primary activities of: Rescuing or receiving abused, abandoned and unwanted poodles; Providing professional veterinary care and rehabilitation care to rescued poodles prior

Clearwater FL 33759 | 10.1 miles away

The Humane Society of Pinellas is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that has been caring for animals and our community since 1949. Not just an adoption agency, the Humane Society of Pinellas provides life-saving care and services to help keep people united with their pets. The Humane Society of Pinellas is dedicated to providing individualized care for every animal that comes our way and we ensure

Safety Harbor FL 34695 | 11.1 miles away

Save Our Strays, Inc. is a non-profit, humane organization whose mission is sheltering and finding homes for abandoned or homeless cats and kittens in Pinellas County, Florida.

Dunedin FL | 11.3 miles away

Dunedin Doggie Rescue rescues dogs from local and rural kill shelters on their last days. We take these dogs over owner surrendered dogs because their time is up, and a person looking to rehome their dog with some effort can find a new home for the dog can most of the time find them a home through friends and family. We bring them to Dunedin, get them fully vetted and up to date with shots and al

Oldsmar FL 34677 | 14.6 miles away

Mission Statement: A 501(c)(3) nonprofit dedicated to Thoroughbred aftercare - safe retirement from racing, rehabilitation, retraining and re-homing - for Tampa's racing Thoroughbreds.

Palm Harbor FL 34683 | 14.9 miles away

Canine Estates, Inc., located in Palm Harbor, FL is a tax-exempt, non-profit 501(c)(3) adoption and sanctuary facility. We are dedicated to saving the lives of abandoned, abused and injured dogs primarily from high kill shelters. We rehabilitate them, have them vaccinated, spayed or neutered. Our vision is to find loving homes for each dog. When emotionally and physically healed we search for the

Palm Harbor FL | 15.4 miles away

Pick Me! Pet Rescue is dedicated to helping pets in need. We take in animals that have been abused, neglected, abandoned or surrendered by their previous owners, then restore them to healthy, happy pets and find them forever homes. One of our goals is to educate the public about spaying/neutering, microchipping and basic pet care. We also strive to educate people about the benefits of having compa

Palm Harbor FL | 15.4 miles away

Palm Harbor FL 34683 | 15.5 miles away

Suncoast Animal League is a non-profit, no-kill, no-time-limit animal welfare agency that cares for domestics and wildlife. Because our facility is only 1,700 sq. ft., we rely mostly on volunteer foster families to take animals into their homes until they get new forever families. As a result of our limited capacity in space, we are unable to take stray animals and do not have an open admissions p

Add your review for Siberian Husky Rescue of Florida, Inc, please...

Pet Resources