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Just over 7 months ago, I was driving to breakfast to meet some friends when I saw a dog wandering around. He looked lost and confused, so I got out of my car and called him over. He came straight up to me and jumped into my car without me even inviting him! I took him home, gave him some food and water, which he gobbled up right away. It was a hot weekend and I didn't know how long he had been without food and water, which I later found out was about 2 days. The next day, I took him to the vet in hopes he was chipped so I could find his owners. He was chipped so the vet called the owners and they said the vet could keep him because they didn't want him. I was able to talk to the owner who said they were just tired of him and didn't want anything to do with him. So I gladly took him in. Never having owned a dog larger than a dachshund, I did a lot of reading on how to raise a husky. Thankfully he was house trained and pretty well behaved, although like your typical husky, he didn't always like to listen. The first few months were rough; Timber liked to escape the fence, tear through the garbage, and of course I had to get used to all the shedding! Things have changed so much since then! It's been a few months since Timber has escaped the yard and I've even taught him some tricks. It's been a learning process for both of us, but I know Timber loves his new home and I love having him more than anyone will ever know.

Laura Reincke
Joliet, IL

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