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- Independent, Playful, Loves chasing balls, Loves burying balls
- Coat length
- Vaccinations up to date, spayed / neutered.
- Prefers a home without
- Cats, children, other animals. No small pets. Bucky has high predatory behavior.
Meet Bucky ("Zen Guru")
BACKGROUND: Bucky came to the rescue as a puppy. He has tried to live in a home with a female but it was just too exciting. He is currently living with a female malamute and a male husky/malamute mix. They co-exist nicely and respect each other "space." Bucky is quite mellow and enjoys peace and tranquility.
PERSONALITY: Bucky has a great sense of humor and is playful, affectionate, and enjoys belly rubs. He walks nicely on a leash, just be ready if by chance a small critter crosses your path! Like most huskies, he has a colorful personality & high predatory behavior with squirrels & cats. Most recently, he is starting to look to his human for a treat when sees a critter. Good boy!
Guru Bucky works daily to achieve a state of ZEN inter calm to help with his impulse control. Now when he gets excited he will go straight to the down position to work on ZEN & earn treats, which is much more rewarding.
HEALTH: Bucky was diagnosed to suffer from anxiety, which explains his previous behavior. Maintaining a predictable schedule helps him feel secure. He is on anti-anxiety medication ($12 a month from Costco). Today he is able to practice everything he has previously learned without going over threshold with excitement. He is such a mellow and sweet boy.
LIKES: He enjoys all things outside: Napping, burying tennis balls/chew treats, and being on critter patrol. He likes to stop and sniff on walks & hikes, which is healthy. He is always ready for a car ride. He has recently learned to play "tug" and it's so much fun! Bucky loves to watch his surrounding environment from the highest part of the deck with his resting tongue sticking out, just too cute!
HOME ENVIRONMENT: Slow introductions to change & keeping a schedule helps Bucky settle. He would prefer a stay-at-home human, but he does stay home alone for 5-6 hours and is doing well. During the day, Bucky stays in a (4x4 & height 54 inches) kennel where he can stand and move around. Crates feel a bit too claustrophobic for this boy.
If you are interested in adopting Bucky, please contact CHAAMP at CHAAMPapplication@gmail.com for an application. You may also complete an application online thru our web site, www.CHAAMP.org
CHAAMP accepts applications ONLY from Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia, and Washington DC. The information on your application will help CHAAMP determine which of our dogs is a good match for you and your family, based upon your lifestyle, other pets, etc. A home visit is required prior to all adoptions. Many of our dogs are fostered in private homes and cannot be visited until you have been approved for adoption.
~Adult dogs, the fee is $275.00
~Older dogs (eight years old or over) the adoption fee is $100.00
~Puppies between 6 months and 1 year are $350.00
~Puppies under 6 months old are $375.00
All dogs are micro-chipped, spayed and neutered and up to date on vaccines. These fees help us cover these costs. The rates are higher for puppies because they require more visits to the vet and shots.
CHAAMP IS NOT A SHELTER. We are volunteers over a 7-state area dedicated to helping Malamutes in our rescue area. You can read more about Malamutes and about CHAAMP by visiting www.CHAAMP.org
Ask About Bucky ("Zen Guru")
- Alaskan Malamute
- Gray / Blue / Silver
Chesapeake Area Alaskan Malamute Protection