November Update for Vibrant, Silly Sparky

We’ve been very lucky to have a vibrant foster Shiba like Sparky! He is a young black and tan Shiba with lots of energy that he expends during walks and plays frequently with other dogs in the neighborhood dog run.

Nina is Still Adorable

Nina is a super cute, spunky girl who has made a lot of progress on her manners and training since arriving in foster care. Now she just needs to find her forever home!

NYCSR’s Newest Foster Dog, Sparky

Sparky has been in foster care with NYCSR for one week now, and he’s settling right in. He’s approximately five years old, healthy, and very affectionate.

Nina’s August Update

Nina’s trainer and foster dad are both working with her and she is making impressive progress on her leash walking and manners.

Hana’s July Update

We received a lovely update on Hana from her foster family: Hana is a snuggler who wants to be anywhere you are at all times. She gets underfoot a lot because she is always traveling to be with you wherever you are heading. She will sleep by your side and wake you up with kisses […]

Starlight’s July Update

Starlight was recently spayed and she had some infection, but it has now cleared up and she is doing wonderfully. She is very active and affectionate, she likes to be in the same room as her foster family and wants to play all the time. Starlight is able to be left alone in the apartment, […]

Belle’s July Update

Belle recently went to the vet for a follow up to having her leg amputated. She is doing amazingly well. Belle is very outgoing! She has to be where the action is, even if she has to start it. She is fearless. She does not back down when challenged. Belle’s foster family are working on […]

Max’s July Update

Max appears to have some seasonal allergies, but giving him Benadryl seems to alleviate his symptoms. He REALLY enjoys rolling in the grass these days, like it’s his favorite thing in the world, though his foster mom wonders if he’s just trying to alleviate some itching! He’s playful and curious, becoming more and more friendly […]

Nina’s July Update

Nina seems to be shedding a little more lately, but that’s probably because of the heat. She is generally very nice, but she continues to have issues with other dogs and new people. Her foster family is working with a trainer to curb some of her long-standing issues. It seems to be having some impact […]

Guinness’ July Update

Guinness’ leg seems to be getting stronger. He still holds it up when he runs, but uses it when he walks. He is VERY active! Likes to sit on your lap and loves to play with his foster siblings, Dixie and Otter. He is still having accidents in the house, but not as many. He […]

A Brief Update on Ninja

Ninja has been having fun… and we are always glad to hear that our shibas and fosters are having fun together. Although Ninja was on anxiety medication, it seems like it isn’t something he will need to keep taking as long as his routine is active, engaging, and he gets used to the loud noises […]

Introducing Ninja!

Say hello to Ninja, a young male shiba who is 1 yr old but will be turning 2 in September. He was born on Sept 27, 2011. Ninja was surrendered to us because of a change in the family dynamics of his house. He is a lovable boy but needs some time to warm up […]

Nina’s June Update

Nina’s separation anxiety has improved but her aggressiveness toward other dogs hasn’t. She is better at listening to directions while in the house but still needs improvement when outside the home. Nina’s fosters recently moved into a new apartment and she got nervous in the beginning and had a few accidents in the house. However, […]

Introducing Hana!

Hana means Flower. If you meet her you will know why. She’s a very sweet & gentle girl who has a quiet way about her. Hana is about 3 years old, and shy but is warming up to her foster mom more and more each day. She loves to go on walks and visiting the […]

Latest News on Guiness

Guinness’s leg is still not completely healed after the surgery to correct an old fracture. He is still not using it all the time but doesn’t seem to be in pain. He’s still active and very much a puppy in his behaviors and silliness. He loves people and has become quite a snuggly guy. Guiness […]

An Update On Onyx

Onyx is a happy well adjusted, easy going Shiba who is very happy to be part of the pack. No food, dog, or people aggression issues. He is curious like any Shiba but he understands boundaries and “no”. He is simply a real delight. He jumps on people to greet them, but, he does it […]

Max’s May Update

We wish that a little bit of Max could be mixed into our morning coffees because Max is a big ball of energy who loves to play! He is a young Shiba, approximately 2 years old, so it might be puppy energy but he has been keeping his foster family busy with lots of walks and play times.

Belle’s May Update

Belle, our sweet little girl, has been doing so well in foster care with her two foster brothers and foster sister- all Shibas! She gets along great with all of them, playing tug of war with toys and having lots of fun. She’s lucky to be in such a fun and loving foster home as […]

Introducing Onyx

Say hello to this handsome Black and Tan boy! Onyx is 2 years old, full of energy, and loves to play with everyone. In true Shiba fashion, Onyx will escape if given the chance. He loves being with other dogs and his humans. So far, he’s doing amazingly well in foster care with his shiba […]

Inuyasha’s April Update

Inuyasha has gained 5 lbs since our last update and he is now 8 months old. By his photos, you can immediately see that he’s still growing puppy and is a very happy and easy going dog. Inuyasha is a fun loving and energetic Shiba puppy who is always trying to find ways to entice […]