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The SAINTS 2018 Calendar is out!

Please assist us to pay the Shelters as much as possible to help them over December. They are only R120 each (that’s just R10 per month) Each one is a beautiful work of art featuring the Shelter Owners. These make brilliant gifts too x x x


Four super gorgeous senior female huskies are all available for adoption – as their rescuers it breaks our hearts that any golden oldie has to spent time in a kennel. They all deserve a loving home where they can sleep on a comfy couch or dog bed. Our Xmas wish...
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Telkom 947 Cycle Challenge

Husky Rescue will once again have their supporter station in the usual place to support all the cyclists at the Telkom 947 Cycle Challenge on Sunday 19 November. We have quite a few cyclists riding in the Barking Army SA to raise funds for Husky Rescue and other rescue centres. If you would like...
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Beautiful News South Africa

Beautiful News South Africa Huskies get a new leash on life with Daniel Maluleke.  Made possible by Mercedes-Benz South Africa Our hearts swell with pride and we are very lucky to have Daniel Maluleke and Joanne van Niekerk running Husky Haven. Thanks to Beautiful News South Africa and Mercedes-Benz South Africa...
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Santa Cause for Paws

We collect gifts for shelter animals and outreach organisations. Pledge a physical box or make a financial pledge. If your favourite charity is not on the beneficiary list, don’t let that stop you from donating, we haven’t released the full list and will be adding to it. The more boxes...
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2018 calendars and Xmas Stickers are selling fast

2018 calendars are selling fast so don’t delay your order. The calendar features top class supermodels from Paddington to Laska and includes their inspiring rags to riches tales. HUSKY RESCUE SA 2018 calendars are now ready to order. Each calendar will cost R130.00 excluding courier cost which amounts to R50.00...
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Make a Difference for Husky Rescue

Check out these incredible deals – R20.00 for a manicure and massage – and all proceeds go 2 charities including HRSA. Don’t delay and make a booking for a few hours of pampering and relaxation. BTI at Sorbet Rivonia

The Ultimate Guide to How Pets Improve Our Health

Article by: Did you know that it is true that when you spend a lot of time with your pet your mood and general health status is impacted positively? There are therapeutic procedures that are best done through the assistance of animals (pets).  Pets do not care who you are,...
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Admit it…you just squealed a little!

Meet Bear…big brown eyes, playful nature, loves water…and yes, he is available for adoption at Husky Rescue South Africa! Don’t miss out – contact us to find out more about Bear and some of our other “non-Husky” residents  

Maska our Blind Boy needs your Help!

At the 11th hour we were lucky to find a home for Maska our blind boy in Cape Town. Before he can go to his home he unfortunately has to have an operation on his eyes as they are causing him pain and discomfort. The quote for the operation is...
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Harken has a home!

Harken has a home, Thabiso will be his new owner and visited him today for the sixth time with his family. They have gone to huge effort to make their home properly husky proof and passed the home check with flying colours. Harken will be going home on Wednesday and...
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Husky Rescue Cape Town is now up and running and headed up by the fabulous team of Melany Bartok and Billy Scheepers. All our dogs are in private kennels at Wideskies. We pride ourselves in giving every rescue the best quality in vet treatment and food. All our dogs are sterilized, dewormed,...
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Please support Santa Cause for Paws

Please support Santa Cause for Paws, Husky Rescue SA are one of the beneficiaries of their fantastic Christmas initiative. Shelter animals absolutely deserve to have a Merry Christmas, poor Babies. Help us help the animals, so so many animals will benefit by receiving a gift this festive season if you...
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It is fabulous Friday!

It is fabulous Friday and we are happy to make the big announcement that Blue and Huntress have been in their forever home for 8 days now. Only the best of the best for these babies! Thank you to all the kind people who have supported them whilst they have...
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Ice went to her fabulous new Home

Ice went to her fabulous new home a week ago and looks like she has been there forever. Ice has slotted in beautifully with an unruly pack of huskies and cross breeds. Thanks Michele and family for adopting yet another HRSA rescue.

Bullet is in desperate need of a Caring Home

Bullet is in desperate need of a caring home, someone who is a genuine animal lover that will be able to help him with not being able to see. Blind dogs can lead fairly normal lives but their owners have to be understanding, patient and caring. Rescue is all about...
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TANGO & SALSA by Christy Bennie

My aim with pet photography isn’t just to help owners capture cherished moments with their beloved pets but also to help bring awareness to shelter animals in desperate need of homes. I had the privilege of volunteering my skills at Husky Rescue South Africa. The staff and volunteers were absolutely...
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Very Urgent Foster Home Needed

Very urgent foster home needed for this male husky. Picked up as a stray in Mitchels Plain Cape Town few days ago. Also searching for possible owners. If you can assist please whatsapp Siobhan on 083 399 3999.  


Huskies are not your average dog. They have very unique traits which are not common to many other breeds of dogs. Some husky owners describe their husky’s behavior as “cat-like”. Huskies don’t always come when you call them. They have “selective hearing” when it comes to responding to your call....
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REX really enjoying the bath time

REX would like to thank all the volunteers that took time to walk and bath/groom all the rescues at the boarding kennels in Cape Town. All the rescues had a fabulous day. Thank you also to Russell and Colin at Wideskies for accomadating our rescues and usually always at such...
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Lisa Jayne Fawkes HOMED !!!!!!!!!!!!! Why am a crying ????? Most of you will know how I feel about Blue and Huntress and I am so greatful to Husky Rescue South Africa for taking over a year waiting for the PERFECT home and the most INCREDIBLE people to adopt them. I had...
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What a fabulous update on Nanuk and Akira

What a fabulous update on Nanuk and Akira who were adopted together into an existing pack of 4 huskies. Intros were tricky as Nanuk has cataracts but unfortunately an operation would be unsuccessful as he has detached retinas too. Nanuk will eventually go blind. We are very grateful to Pierre...
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Gorgeous BEAR

Gorgeous BEAR who is in foster care with the fabulous Peggie Chan went for his first underwater treadmill session after having a cruciate ligament operation. We have not managed to secure rescue rates on his treatment so any donations towards his treatment will be appreciated. At this point his treatment will cost...
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Paddington Husky

Facebook YouTube Instagram Yoga in the city Wheres that gherkin they keep talking about…. I’m hungry City wanker giving me the evils….. What do you think of my blue steel look? And for my next trick

Just LOVE this boy Bakari

Impossible not to love this boy Bakari and just love the job being done by the ladies in Cape Town to get him better!   We can’t keep the tears to ourselves so we have to share this beautiful video of Bakari getting a bath yesterday to soothe his sore...
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Ian Jones needs to call in some favors please!

After spending some time with a family that were looking to adopt these two precious girls we have been dropped at the last minute. Ian visited them yesterday and told them they would soon have a home, now he doesn’t have that home for them and you know we like...
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Urgent: Canada needs a Foster or Permanent Home

The surrendered dogs are just pouring in and we are really struggling to find place for them. 🙁 Canada is 8 years old and her owner is moving and unfortunately can’t take her with. She is very good with people, children and other dogs and very laid back. We urgently need...
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Wallace is full of excitement!

Just over 2 years ago the people that supposedly owned Wallace decided to move house…. except they somehow forgot to take Wallace with them and left him behind.  Husky Rescue was called in when a neighbor, after a few weeks, realized they weren’t coming back. We went out and as...
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Telkom 947 Cycle Challenge in November

Husky Rescue is still short of cyclists to ride for us in the Barking Army SA at the Telkom 947 Cycle Challenge in November. If there is anyone that is keen to ride but does not have a bicycle Ian Jones has offered the use of a spare bicycle to use both for training...
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Bakari which means hopeful needs your help

  Billy named him Bakari which means hopeful. He knows he is safe now and is already gaining confidence. Another emotional video, note the paw asking for more food. Bakari has been diagnosed with sarcoptic mange which means he is itching and bleeding a lot. He has problems eating due...
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Annie went to a wonderful new home

A few weeks ago we posted the sad story of Annie whose owner had died and there was no one to look after her. We are happy to say that on Saturday Annie went to a wonderful new home and, although still very nervous and uncertain, she is settling in...
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67 Minutes with Husky Rescue South Africa

Over 100 people arrived to support Husky Rescue’s Mandela Day walk on Saturday morning, the 22nd of July 2017. The event was held at the Haven in Lanseria, home to 40 Siberian Husky rescue dogs. The large number of attendees made it possible to walk all the rescue dogs on...
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Storm – Assistance for Leads & Harnesses

Storm is pictured below on the left with his new sister Jessie who was recently adopted from the SPCA. Their new owners run a home for orphans which is part of the Abraham Kriel orphanage. There are currently 10 teenage boys living in the house and one of the reasons...
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Storm & Foxy

It is always sad when an oldie has to find a retirement home. Storm and Foxy were surrendered as their dying owner was admitted to a frail care facility. But Deb Wollnik stepped in and adopted Foxy plus facilitated the adoption of Storm. It is always heartwarming when an oldie...
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Meet Cassanova … The Giant Teddy Bear

Cassanova is 10 years old and is looking for the perfect retirement home to live out his golden years. Cassanova has been at Husky Rescue KZN since 2014 when his previous owner had to move into a assisted living facility due to a disability. Cassanova is really just a giant teddy...
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SAINTs Gifting

SAINTs Gifting is FULL of stunning new items which would make perfect gifts for all the special people in your life. Do your shoppin Shelter Animals.

WODAC – The World of Dogs and Cats Pet Expo

Emily at WODAC with her free sample Dentastix and her signature wine. Many of our followers know the Emily story and how she became our ambassador. To honor her epic journey Husky Rescue has created a selection of special wines which were launched at the Husky Rescue Stand.   Nearly...
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Huskey Rescue SA gets love from #FeedAPet campaign

RANDBURG – Husky Rescue benefits from the love shown by the community in the #FeedAPet campaign.  Pet lovers across South Africa got behind the Promeal #FeedAPet campaign that aimed to give back to animal charities which are in desperate need of food donations. The campaign began last year in...
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This pup is up adoption after being rescued at the age of 8 weeks. He was extremely malnourished, covered in fleas and ticks and sick with a tick-borne illness but recovered and is now healthy. For the last 8 weeks, he has been a part of the of his rescuers...
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It’s SAINTs Bonus Time Again!

SAINTs Animal Charity Shop pays significant bonuses to all its beneficiaries (Husky Rescue SA is lucky to be one such beneficiary) and this year is no different as SAINTS is celebrating their 5th Birthday. If you can offer services that can be auctioned then please be in contact with the Saints...
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Support SAINTs to raise record-breaking funds this July

Support SAINTs in our attempt to raise record-breaking funds this July, for our birthday month! We are also hoping to replenish our sterilisation fund after lending support to KAWS in Knysna ♥ R 100 per ticket, please email booking requests to First paid, first booked – seats will be allocated...
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LOGAN & MOLLY – URGENT FOSTER HOME REQUIRED! DEADLINE: 31ST JULY 2017 LOGY is the male with brown eyes and MOLLY is the smaller of the two – female with one blue and one brown eye. LOGY is 7 years old, MOLLY is 8 years old. They are best friends...
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Odin rescued 1 year ago from a life on a chain

Feel good story and the reason we at Husky Rescue will always fight for these souls. Odin rescued 1 year ago from a life on a chain (he was only 8 weeks old then). Volunteers traveled through the night to collect him (660 kms in total) and delivered him to Karen...
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Another successful day socialising Natai

Another successful day socialising Natai at Walkhaven Dog Park. He spent lots of time with Desiree who was up from Cape Town for the third time so he can get to know her properly before he goes home with her in a few months time.

Faradays/Husky Rescue Golf Day Huge Success!

A huge thank you to everyone who participated in the Faradays/Husky Rescue Golf Day and auction last week Tuesday! We raised an amazing R55 616.43 for Husky Rescue SA! We appreciate the support and could not have accomplished what we did without you! As mentioned, ALL the proceeds go to the...
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DEADLINE 30th JUNE 2017 DEXTER is about 18 months old and is a male husky – he’s a real little character who loves playing, is extremely affectionate and really clever. DEXTER is extremely high energy so will need a lots of exercise and stimulation plus a few buddies to jol...
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This gorgeous female with the bat ears is looking for an URGENT foster home in the Cape Town area. She was rescued in Mitchell’s Plain but unfortunately her rescuer can’t keep her. We have 2 days to find a foster home. If you can assist please whatsapp Siobhan on 083...
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We received an update on Kratos

Received a lovely update this evening from Ann who adopted Kratos 3 months ago. When he first went home he was petrified of coming down the stairs but with some patience and confidence building he has finally mastered them. Please remember that Angel, his sister is still very lonely and...
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Husky Rescue is in 2nd PLACE!

For the month of June the winning charity will receive 250KG of montego food. PLUS the Saints beneficiary with the most votes will also win 250kgs of food (Husky Rescue is a beneficiary of Saints). So if HRSA is lucky enough to be the overall winner that’s a whopping 500kg...
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Looking for 2018 Calendar Sponsors

Husky Rescue is starting to work on their very popular annual calendars. The 2018 calendar will be something a little different to what we have done before. Instead of featuring dogs that are up for adoption, we’re going to focus on dogs who have had successful homings – those who...
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Up for adoption at HAWS

Hartbeespoort Animal Welfare Society GALE is one year old Husky male who is looking for a loving forever home. If someone would like to provide him with a home please contact HAWS on 0764550322 or email

Comrades Marathon

When Gareth and myself decided to run the Comrades marathon after successfully completing the 947 Cycle Challenge last year in under 3 hours we had no idea what lay ahead. Injuries, sickness and general disruption in training was making the self doubt creep in. On the day things went well until, after...
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Gorgeous Shasta in her fabulous home

  Gorgeous Shasta in her fabulous home with her sister husky, also a rescue. These updates make us at Husky Rescue fight even harder to find awesome homes for all the homeless huskies in South Africa.

Paddington Husky

Paddington Husky Beers with the #jockmcewan #huskyinlondon #huskies #liverpoolstreet#pubbing #beers #weekends #mates #daydrinking  

Whiskey checking in with all her Supporters

Whiskey checking in with all her supporters before her operation and as you can see she has lots to say. Thanks to everyone who has donated towards her eye operation on the 21st June. Whiskey is very excited to regain her full sight again.  Whiskey is an amazing personality and...
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Siberian Husky Appropriate Diet

The subject of  the Siberian Husky diet is a very volatile subject in Husky Groups, mention the subject and the fur begins to fly.  People will argue at length how their choice of diet is preferable over the others. But regardless of whether you choose to feed raw, home cooked,...
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Paddington Having a Blast in London

Paddington having a blast in London – follow his story as it originates here at Husky Rescue where he was at the Haven for some time before being adopted by Darren.   Just a Walking tour of the houses of parliament on a beautiful sunny day in London with your...
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This beautiful female husky is up for adoption due the fact that the family’s son suffers from allergies and has severe asthma. KAYLA is still playful and enjoys a good run. She is 8 years old and excellent with kids and other large breed dogs. No small dogs or cats....
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Taking on the challenge of the Comrades Marathon

Over the past 3 years Gareth Jones and myself have raised quite a few thousand Rand’s for Husky Rescue riding the 947 Cycle Challenge for the Barking Army. This year we decided to be stupid and do something different. 🙂 On 4 June we will be taking on the challenge of the Comrades marathon,...
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Vote for Husky Rescue to win Montego Food

Please vote for Husky Rescue to win some donated Montego food. Our food bill every month is R15 000.00 and we can’t do this without your valuable support! Each & every vote is greatly appreciated! You can send multiple SMS’s (SA Networks) and this closes at the end of May.