Alumni Update for Hanzo

Spencer recently sent an email to us letting us know how Hanzo has been doing. He told us that Hanzo is fantastic as always. He is getting older though. His sight is limited these days. The vet is unsure as to why. The vet believes it to be Sudden Acquired Retinal Degeneration Syndrome (SARDS) so […]

Alumni Shiba: Brutus

Tammy, who adopted Brutus, recently sent us a pic of him happily lounging on her bed. She told us that Brutus has been a wonderful addition to her family and that he brings so much happiness into their lives. We just had to share the pic and we’re so glad to see one of our […]

Alumni Shiba Update: Niccolo

Nico (Niccolo) came to us in March of 2009 and was adopted soon afterwards. His owners recently dropped us an email to let us know that Nico has been doing great. He’s a healthy dog who hovers around 26lbs and loves going for walks. Nico has even trotted over the Brooklyn Bridge. Nico used to […]

Ms. Brandywine

Brandy, a 16 year old, wooly Shiba Inu came into NYCSR on November 22, 2009. She had been dumped in a shelter by a family member after her owner passed away. (The person who left her actually brought her in to be euthanized, but the shelter staff convinced her to surrender ownership of Brandy instead.) […]

Naptime for Scooter

Scooter, previously known as Mr. Squeakers, loves his forever home and has found his favorite nap spot! We love when our shibas are living life to the fullest or in this case, snoozing.

Rusty and his forever home!

Rusty’s family sent us an update on how he’s doing. He’s been great and they tell us he’s just wonderful. They are still learning things about him as they introduce him to new situations. This past winter when it was snowing quite a bit, Rusty showed them his skillz as he jumped into the snow […]

An update on one of our adopted dogs, Quincy!

Quincy has been having a great time in his new home. His owners have told us that he gets a lot of exercise, and is the best dog ever! He loves treats and food but he can’t have too many else he’ll be a chubby fella. His best friend, Zelda, and he play a lot […]

An Update on Bella (one of our alumni shibas)

Bella found a great forever home and recently they sent us an update. She’s in love with winter and romps around in the snow with great energy and excitement. She’s also taken to sleeping on the bed and will nudge her owners to move so she has more room. They adore her and told us […]

Lucy and Sketch

Lucy and Sketch aka Diamond are loving their forever home! Michele was able to go visit them a few weeks ago and see these two special dogs.

November Update for Rusty

Rusty has become more and more affectionate with his foster family. He is much more playful all around and will come up onto the bed when invited to cuddle. He’s also not barking as much as he did before. He wears a citronella collar when no one is home. Rusty has figured out that when […]

Update on Kato

Kato is doing really well. There has been no change in his weight and his coat has improved. Kato’s foster family report that Kato is fun, curious and sweet. He likes to bark at cats, squirrels, bikes, lawn sprinklers and other dogs on leash. He is showing more affection – jumping up on couch with […]

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 […]

NYC Shiba Rescue, Inc. Announces That Lucy and Casper are Going Home!

New York, NY – October 11, 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 the adoption of the cream twins, Lucy Rose and Casper, on October 3, 2009. Lucy and Casper were actually brother and sister for […]

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

New York, NY – October 9, 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 the coolest Shiba on the block, Kitsuni, was adopted on September 26, 2009.  One of the calmest, most aloof and independent Shibas […]

Rusty’s October Update

Rusty’s foster family has told us that he has opened up to them more since they first had him and loves to meet their friends. He greets other dogs very well too and has fun at the dog run and going for walks. He’s learned how to play with other dogs appropriately and read their […]

Little Chopstix’s Sept Update

Chopstix is a lovable dog and has a personality that you fall in love with immediately upon meeting her. Her foster mom Jenn has been taking great care of her and Choppy hangs out with a pack of shibas and is living a life of luxury. She’s a lap dog and is friendly and sweet. […]

September Update for Casper (aka Sketch)

Sketch has been doing very well in my home. He hasn’t gained or lost any weight and his coat continues to be quite soft. The vet recommends he have an EKG to see what extent his heart murmur is. The last vet we took him to said the ulcer in his eye didn’t appear to […]

September Update for Lucy

Lucy is doing very well. There has been no sign of her cancer returning. She continues to take some medication to help prevent it from returning. Lucy is due in October for her vaccinations and blood work. She has not lost or gained any weight and her coat continues to be very soft and plush. […]

Miyuki Goes Home!

New York, NY – September 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 the adoption of our little furball of energy with the non stop tail, Miyuki, on September 13th.  One of the happiest, fun loving […]

Update for Bella / Kitsuni

Bella’s allergies have been the most under control they’ve ever been since her foster family has had her in their care. She’s still limping and the vet believes it may be an old injury that bothers her from time to time. She’s on Rimadyl and we will see if that helps. Her personality hasn’t changed […]