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Owner Referral

If you need to find a new forever home for your husky, S.H.I.N.E. will try to help you, with the following provisions -
Honesty, Location, Spay/Neuter/Vaccines, & Adoption Donation.

HONESTY – You, the referrer/owner MUST be absolutely honest in your answers to SHINE or the dog could be placed in the wrong home. Also, if the dog has ever bitten a human or another companion animal and you, as the owner do NOT reveal this, you are opening yourself up for a lawsuit which you will lose, and which will mean euthanasia for the dog. S.H.I.N.E. requires a hands on behavioral evaluation be completed by an authorized SHINE representative before accepting any owner referral submission.

LOCATION - S.H.I.N.E. only lists Siberian Huskies or Siberian Husky mixes located in our prescribed territory.

SPAY/NEUTER & VACCINES – S.H.I.N.E. is a rescue, not a broker. Rescuing dogs is our mission and S.H.I.N.E. WILL NOT help place owner's intact or unhealthy dogs. S.H.I.N.E. requires that all Owner Referral dogs be spayed/neutered and up to date with routine veterinary care (consisting of annual exams, rabies & DHLPP vaccines; heartworm testing and heartworm preventative maintenance). If the dog is not already spayed/neutered or up to date with routine veterinary care, this is a pre-condition of SHINE accepting the owner referral request.

ADOPTION DONATION – S.H.I.N.E. will list the dog's minimum adoption donation as $100 to be donated to S.H.I.N.E. at the time of adoption by the approved adopters. S.H.I.N.E. does not require a donation from the current owner/referrer for this service; rather S.H.I.N.E. requires the donation from the approved adopters at the time of adoption.

Free, altered dogs often end up abandoned; the new owner has no investment in them.
Free, intact dogs often end up in puppy mills, bred to death.

These are S.H.I.N.E.’s policies regarding “Owner Referrals”. These policies are strict guidelines that must be followed in order for S.H.I.N.E. rescue to agree to assist you, the referrer/owner, to re-home your dog.

Once your request is received, processed and approved, which could take many weeks, then S.H.I.N.E. will list your dog(s) on our Available Dogs page until an approved adopter is found, which also could be a very long process, but in the end your dog(s) will have found a wonderful new "husky savvy" home.

If you feel S.H.I.N.E.'s owner referral program fits your needs, please fill out the following information as completely and honestly as you can.

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