Welcome Annabelle

This pretty girl is 3 yr old Annabelle. Annabelle found herself at a shelter after spending the first years of her life living in a puppymill. She is learning that she can trust people as well as how to walk on a leash. Her foster home is also working on housebreaking. She loves other animals […]

Introducing Jitsu

Everyone that helped transport 4 yr old Jitsu to his foster home agrees on one thing; Jitsu is a sweet boy! Jitsu had been surrendered to a shelter with severe skin infection as well as an infection in his eye. With medical care and proper diet, Jitsu has improved quite a bit. Jitsu spend a […]

Please Meet Niko!

This adorable, sweet & happy boy is 10 month old Niko! Niko loves playing and will fetch a tennis ball. He does tend to be mouthy but is easily corrected and quick to learn commands especially if treats are involved. We look forward to updates on this cute boy!

Here is Jazzy

This pretty girl is 2 year old Jasmine; also known as Jazzy. Jazzy is a shy, timid Shiba. Her owner felt she would be happier in a calmer environment without children running around. Although children made her nervous, she does enjoy having another dog or kitty to play with. We are looking forward to hearing […]

Meet Sunami

This 8 month old pup is Sunami! Sunami lived with other dogs, tending to be the alpha. He is tense in new situations but otherwise full of puppy energy. He previously lived with a child and will need a patient owner or family willing to work on some training. Welcome Sunami! Written by JD How […]

Yoshi’s March Update

Yoshi has been settling into his foster home more and more as the weeks have gone on. We’re so excited and proud of the progress he has made and the work that his foster family has done. We have confirmed that Yoshi would of best in a calm, quiet & suburban home & area. He […]

Judo – Our Newest Foster

Our Director of Intake is thrilled to introduce Judo: This handsome boy is 12 yr old Judo! Once he gets to know you he loves getting attention. He does appear to have some diminished eyesight. Even though he is a senior boy, that will not keep him from attempting to escape. Judo has lived with […]

Sylvester – An Update

Sylvester has now settled in so nicely in his foster home. His foster dad reports that Sylvester “is incredibly friendly. He loves being petted by humans and is really well behaved.” In typical Shiba fashion, he can be aloof at times but enjoys playing fetch… a lot! He sometimes will go play fetch by himself […]

Meet Casper – The Friendly Shiba

This is 4 year old Casper! Casper is a sweet, friendly Shiba who “luvs” belly rubs and does well with children. He has lived with other dogs and has attended doggy day camp. He knows basic commands but does tend to jump up when meeting new people. We will share all we learn about Casper […]

Meet Ozzy

Ozzy was transported from Brooklyn AC&C to his foster home this past Sunday. Upon first meeting Ozzy, he was shy and nervous but after comfortable he enjoyed being petted. Ozzy does not like dogs who approach him too quickly and may be best as the only dog in the home. We will post more as […]

Introducing Sylvester

A few weeks ago, 5 year old Sylvester was transported to his foster home. There was a new baby in Sylvester’s home which was making him anxious so his owners felt he would be better in a home without children. Sylvester mostly ignores well socialized dogs. He tends to be assertive – growling and becoming […]

Introducing Yoshi

Our Director of Intake introduces our newest foster: This is Yoshi who joined NYCSR yesterday. Yoshi is 5 years old and is very treat motivated and loves to play with toys, chase laser pointer & bugs. We heard he gave our volunteers who evaluated him kisses once he felt comfortable with them. He also does […]

Please meet Twister

This is 1 1/2 yr old Twister who was transported to a foster home yesterday. He found himself at a rescue when his family relocated and couldn’t take him. Twister likes to play chase and is treat motivated. Our volunteer drivers described Twister as SWEET! Stay tuned for more info on this cute boy! Follow […]

Kobe – An Update

Here’s what Kobe’s foster mom wrote about him: Kobe will melt your heart. He is a sweet, lovable dog who was almost 11 months old when he was placed with us, his foster family. It’s immediately evident that he can easily become overexcited and he indeed suffers from high anxiety. We assist him in overcoming […]

Bruno – An Update

Here’s an update on Bruno directly from his foster: Bruno is now crate trained, he eats breakfast and dinner in his crate, and if its treat time when all the dogs get a bone or a kong he also gets that in the crate as well (to prevent my bratty dog trying to steal everyone […]

Hiro – a short update

We are excited to share how Hiro is thriving in his foster-to-adopt home with this short update sent by his family: Hiro had his vet appointment and he did really well. He is 30 pounds, got his distemper and lyme shots. He goes back on Mid-November for his boosters. These are Hiro’s newest favorite spots: […]

Takashi – An Update

We received this update from Takashi’s fosters: Takashi is a great, adorable pup. Though he gets into trouble sometimes, he is impossible to not forgive. He is very affectionate and follows basic commands such as sit, down, stay, and go very well (his patience when we tell him to stay [most of the time] always […]

Welcome Hiro

Hiro is a 5 year old neutered Shiba Inu. Hiro started out in questionable situation, living with an elderly woman, he was crated a lot, not exercised well and not vetted. When his first owner passed he was adopted by another family, who when an ambulance came to the house, Hero bolted out the door […]

Kenzo – An Update

We received the following update from Kenzo’s foster family: Kenzo has some very good Shiba qualities and some very challenging Shiba qualities. He needs a strong, consistent leader who has time to work with him and bring out those good qualities more often. On the one hand, he is extremely intelligent and highly trainable. He […]

Here’s Takashi!

This cute boy is Takashi, a stray who found himself at the Manhattan AC&C. He was listed as 4 yrs old, but may be younger. He is sweet and loved being petted so much that when evaluated he almost fell over as he leaned in for more pets! He has had some training, knowing commands […]