Siberian Husky
Picture of Leika, a female Siberian Husky

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Home:Titusville, NJ  [I have a diary!]  
Age: 11 Years   Sex: Female   Weight: 26-50 lbs

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   Leave a bone for Leika

Pretty Girl, Sweet Pea, Peanut, Peanuthead, Stinkerbutt, Laykee

Doggie Dynamics:
not playfulvery playful

Quick Bio:
-purebred-pound dog-dog rescue

February 18th 2005

Sleeping on the bed, Car Rides, Motorcycles going by, Being outside and with me, Cousins: Hanson - 9 mth old black GSD in pics, Sadie - black lab

Baths!! Me leaving her alone or not paying enough attention to her.

Favorite Toy:
Buster Cube, Egg Babies, Squirrels in Tree Stump, I-Cube, stuffed squeaky toys, Cousins: Hanson & Sadie

Favorite Food:
Bully Sticks, Turkey/Meat, Cheez-Its, Canidae

Favorite Walk:
Anywhere, especially when it's new place with tall grass to romp in

Best Tricks:
Speak, Shake, Wait

Arrival Story:
One Saturday, after looking online for several weeks, I went to an Animal Shelter with Debbie. On my way to Deb's, I was so nervous, excited. I just knew today was the day I was bringing home a new family member! I very much trust Deb's advice & judgement on dogs. We took the husky in the yard for a run & Deb touched her all over - feet, rear, tail, mouth, teeth & not a flinch from the husky. She loved playing with other dogs in the yard. Very healthy looking. This is the one! (Deb later told me that if I hadn't taken her, she would've and her hubby and 2 other dogs would've had to just accept it.) :) So I handed in my application and a little while later, we were on our way with the new pup! I named her Leika later that night. It means "play" in Icelandic.

Leika was in the shelter for about 3 months. A few days after I brought Leika home, I found out that she had been adopted just before I got her, but brought back because she and "her brother" had a severe/possibly dangerous "pack mentality" between them. They had jumped a 6 ft fence at their 1st adoptive home. Her "brother" had already left the shelter for the 2nd time when I found Leika. Apparently, he was the leader, leading Leika to do naughty acts. The shelter said she shouldn't live with other dogs, which she doesn't, but she LOVES playing with other dogs! If I had a better home set-up (bigger yard w/ high fence), I would definitely get another Sibe for Leika.

Forums Motto:
Me First, Me First!!

The Last Forum I Posted In:
Dog shot to death at dog park

Visit Tails of the Tundra Siberian Husky Rescue, Inc.

I've Been On Dogster Since:
September 5th 2007 More than 9 years!

Rosette, Star and Special Gift History

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Meet my family
Valentino -

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Life of Leika

I wanna play!!!

March 4th 2009 8:23 am
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Welcome to the new edition of 2009 get to know your pals.... Copy this diary entry and paste into your diary and delete my answers - then you can fill in your own.. We can get to know our pals better!! Have fun!! Then send a rosette to 4 pals and ask them to post in their diary!!!!

1. What color is your collar?

2. What kind of food do you eat?
Canidae ALS & a little bit of canned food - Favorite is Lamb & Rice.

3. What are your favorite treats?
Cheez-It, Cheese, liver treats, duck treats

4. Do you have a Valentine or significant other??
No, I spent Valentine's with my foster brother, Val. But now he's with his furever home. :)

5. Do you get Table Scraps?
Yuppers! But Mom makes me behave and no begging. If I'm laying nice and not bothering her while she eats, she'll give me a tiny bit when she's done.

6. What is your favorite toy?
The squirrel that's on a fishing pole like thing...It's like a HUGE cat toy.

7. When is your Birthday?
Feb 18

8. How many times a day do you get to eat?
Breakfast & dinner

9. Do you have a favorite color?

10. Do you hope all your pals put this in their diary?

Okay, I tag...



Tag! I'm it!

November 5th 2008 4:09 pm
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I've been tagged by my pawsome furiend named Lil Miss Mya.

I have to list 7 things about me in this diary.

1. I like to play in the water, but only as long as I can touch bottom.

2. I had my first foster sister during the last month and she left me on Nov 2. I miss her!!

3. I know "speak".

4. I like to play in the rain!

5. I make Mommy tuck me in at bedtime. I bark at her until she gets up and follows me into the bedroom - sometimes I make her come into my crate to pet me until I'm almost asleep.

6. I'm loving that Mommy is now a TOTTSHR volunteer cuz I get to go many places and meet and play with lots of new & old furiends!

7. I like playing at Husky Luvers 4ever A LOT!!!!

Now.... I have to tag 7 pawsome pups............. Hmmmm.... After you finish reading the diary, my pup pals listed below have to tag 7 of their favorite pup pals. Then write in your diary, and be sure to pmail the pups and tell them they've been tagged.

1. Sadie
2. Cheveyo
3. Nikki
4. Sam
5. Ladybug
6. Dixie Mae
7. Robin Hood


Tails on the Trails

July 16th 2008 8:29 pm
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I am excited to be participating in the 2008 Tails on the Trails fundraiser sponsored by Tails of the Tundra Siberian Husky Rescue, Inc. (TOTTSHR). I will spend the morning hiking to help Siberian Huskies. As an added bonus, there is a good chance that I may even win a great prize for the most money raised. Last year, I brought Leika to this event to get her microchipped. She even got to try mushing! This year, Leika and I will be celebrating our 1st year together (a month late). She came home with me on August 18, 2007.

Tails of the Tundra Siberian Husky Rescue, Inc. (TOTTSHR), is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization comprised of volunteers throughout PA, MD, NJ, DE, WV and NY who dedicate their time and effort to rescuing Siberian Huskies and Siberian Husky mixes from shelters, abusive homes, or owners who can no longer properly care for their dogs. Their goal is to place these dogs in loving homes and to educate people about the characteristics of this often misunderstood breed. They have proven their success with the placement of more than 700 dogs in permanent homes since April 2000.

On September 20, 2008, TOTTSHR will hold its 6th annual Tails on the Trails at Warminster Community Park in Warminster, PA. Tails on the Trails 2008 will consist of a fundraising hike as well as many activities including a picnic, silent auction, microchip clinic, mushing demonstration and CGC testing.

Tails on the Trails 2008 site

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