NYC Shiba Rescue, Inc. Announces That Ginger is Going Home!

New York, NY – October 15, 2009 – NYC Shiba Rescue, Inc. (NYCSR), a volunteer group dedicated to the rescue of Shiba Inu breed dogs in the NY metropolitan area, today announced that our veteran foster dog, Ginger, was finally adopted on October 2, 2009.  After one and a half years and four different foster homes, Ginger is finally going back home where she started, with her first ever foster family in Frenchtown, NJ.

Ginger was originally taken into the NYCSR Foster Program in March of 2008.  She was  surrendered by her owners following the birth of a new child which lead to a difficult period of adjustment for her.  One of the most beloved foster dogs we’ve ever had, Ginger took a little time adjusting into her new life in the program.  With the help of her foster families she quickly blossomed into a beautiful and loving dog, if at times just a little anxious about being alone.

“Ginger gets along well with everybody who comes over to the house and likes to jump on them and lick their face and hands,” said one of Ginger’s foster parents, Simon.  “When I come home, she goes crazy and can’t decide if she wants to jump on me, lick me or make me play with her, so she kind of does it all at once.”

Ginger came into the foster program as a potential bite risk dog, however all of her foster families had nothing but loving words to say about her.  At 8 years old Ginger can still display the energy and playfulness of a puppy, whether it be going for jogs in the park or playing with the waterfall in her foster family’s backyard.  With the help of her fosters Ginger has overcome ear infections, separation anxiety and some bad leash habits and is now ready to be the perfect addition to her new forever family.

Ginger is the 71st dog that NYCSR has adopted out since the rescue was founded in April 2007.

About NYC Shiba Rescue, Inc.

NYC Shiba Rescue (NYCSR) is an all volunteer group dedicated to contributing to the quality of life of Shiba Inus in and around the New York City metropolitan area. To that end, NYCSR actively works to rescue Shiba Inus and Shiba Inu mixed breed dogs from dangerous environments and shelters in order to find them loving, permanent homes. We will, among other things, foster and evaluate Shiba Inus in order to prepare them for adoption and seek out proper adoptive homes for the dogs. NYCSR also promotes responsible dog ownership by educating the public in the selection, care and training of dogs.  NYC Shiba Rescue, Inc. (NYCSR) was founded in April 2007. NYCSR is incorporated as a not-for-profit corporation under the Not-for-Profit corporation law of New York State and is a federal 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation.

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  1. Yay for Ginger! If I’m not mistaken, she was on the website when Barbie was, and I was so hoping that she would find her forever home. I’m so happy for her!