Living on the Edge


Woo - look what is coming up.

A long, one lane, wooden bridge.

Keep an eye on the edge, hu-dad.

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Yes, we do get to go on some cool adventures and we owe it all to the fantastic rescues that guided us to our forever homes.  For our 1000th Post Contest (full details here), we wanted to give back by selecting one animal charity and giving them $50.  Three days in, and we have a lot of great organizations nominated.  Remember, this is not a vote, but the more nominations each group receives, the better their odds of being drawn as the winner at the end of next week.  The vote count as of about 9 pm (EDT) last night:

Texas Husky Rescue – 13 Nominations

Joplin Humane Society – 6

Tails of the Tundra Siberian Husky Rescue – 6

Siberian Husky Rescue of Florida – 5

Golden Retriever Rescue of Houston – 4

Quad Cities Greyhound Adoption – 4

Adopt-A-Husky – 3

Australian Animal Protection Society – 3

MaPaw Siberian Husky Rescue and Referral Services – 3

Oregon Greyhound Adoption – 3

Sarge’s Animal Rescue Foundation – 3

Taysia Blue Siberian Husky Rescue in Nebraska – 3

BAD RAP – Bay Area Doglovers Responsible About Pitbulls – 2

Husky Camp Siberian Rescue – 2

Louisville Weimaraner Rescue – 2

Southern Siberian Rescue – 2

Almost Heaven Golden Retriever Rescue and Sanctuary – 1

Asians for Humans, Animal, and Nature – 1

Bay Area Siberian Husky – 1

Buddy Foundation – 1

Charleston Animal Society – 1

Dawson Creek British Columbia Society for the Prevention for the Cruelty of Animals – 1

Francisvale Home for Smaller Animals – 1

Freedom Rescue – 1

Hairy Houdini Siberian Rescue – 1

MUSH Rescue – Siberian Rescue of Atlanta – 1

Red Door Animal Shelter – 1

Second Chance Animal Shelter of Killeen, Texas – 1

SPCA of York County (PA) – 1

Therapy Dogs International – 1

Winnipeg Human Society – 1

Remember – One submission per person per day – but nothing wrong with letting your friends know so they can come by and drop us a comment.  We love learning about all of the terrific people out there helping our animal friends every day.


  1. Sagira on May 29, 2011 at 7:36 pm

    Wow, that is a very neat bridge. Do they have lights telling you when you can go?

  2. HUSKYS RULE on May 28, 2011 at 10:38 pm

    Awesome bridge!! Good job Q keeping the hu-dad on the bridge!!!
    Licks & Nibbles,
    Kody & Nia

    Charleston Animal Society is who we nominate!

  3. siku marie on May 28, 2011 at 1:26 am

    Those bridges make momma nervous so she shuts her eyes and I let her know when it is safe to open them…sometimes I wait a little longer than the end of the Bridge just to mess with her head. hahahahaha Sarge deserves the donation…if we win make it so.

  4. The Bleu... and now also The Reufus on May 27, 2011 at 10:47 pm

    You live in the most wonderful place and have the very best adventures!!! Of course, I’m a nervous wreck in the car… so the only way I can enjoy this one lane bridge is from the photos you’ve shared here!

    And wow that was FUN! I like to think I was sitting by KissKa (for the Luke, you know…)!

    with love from the Bleu. oh yeah… and the Reufus

    Golden Retriever Rescue of Houston

  5. Lisa alias Sitka's Mom on May 27, 2011 at 9:44 pm

    Qannik looks so beautiful. I look @ him & think that is what my sibe’s brother would have looked like. When I picked my Sitka from his litter he had a brother that was all white w/2 blue eyes. Such a gorgeous dog and what a wonderful trip you must be going on for this great long weekend.
    Have a safe and fun trip.

  6. KB on May 27, 2011 at 8:30 pm

    I love living on the edge!!!

    What a cool idea for your 1000th post! My 1000th isn’t too far away. I need to come up with a cool idea for it!

    Have a great weekend.

  7. The Ao4 on May 27, 2011 at 7:53 pm

    Yea, MaPaw!!!
    Hey… that’s not the Trippy-Trap Bridge, is it??
    Play bows,

  8. Sheila & Bob on May 27, 2011 at 12:49 pm

    Another nod to Almost Heaven Golden Retriever Rescue in Delray W.Va.

  9. Patti on May 27, 2011 at 12:48 pm

    Great blog! Gorgeous dogs! After goldens, one of my favorite breeds. Which would mean I am with Golden Retriever Rescue of Houston (GRRH).

  10. Stella on May 27, 2011 at 12:36 pm

    For my second vote, I’d like to vote for

    Almost Heaven Golden Retriever Rescue and Sanctuary

    I have a very special spot in my heart for all Goldens.


  11. Kari on May 27, 2011 at 12:32 pm

    ooo looks like a fun drive! we vote for BAD RAP 🙂


  12. Suka on May 27, 2011 at 11:29 am

    Very cool bridge! But it would be better if it was over snow rather than water.

    You woofed it pups, it was an excellent rescue that brought me to my forever home, too!

    My vote is for Joplin Humane Society. It is in my neck of the woods, and I know a lot of animals are suffering because of the tornado.

    Thank you for doing such a generous thing!


  13. jack & moo on May 27, 2011 at 10:22 am

    One more plug for Joplin Humane Society, to help care for some of the many many pets looking for their owners after the storms there. (we nominated them yesterday, maybe after your vote count?)

    jack & moo

    • D.K. Wall on May 27, 2011 at 8:45 pm

      Joplin is there on the list and gaining nominations right and left.

  14. Stumpy and cyndi on May 27, 2011 at 9:01 am

    It’s so pawesome of the Thundering Herd to celebrate this way. I hadn’t voted previously,it’s just so hard to pick just one! They are all so worthy and there is so much “need” I think, at this moment, the Joplin Humane Society would be a wonderful place to send some green stuff!

    Joplin Humane Society

  15. Niko and daniel on May 27, 2011 at 8:41 am

    A one lane bridge should guarantee a great adventure!
    Today I will add a vote for the Joplin humane society.

    Have fun out there!

  16. houndstooth on May 27, 2011 at 8:32 am

    You definitely go to some cool places! Where is that bridge?

    We’re voting for Quad Cities again!

  17. Rocco on May 27, 2011 at 8:27 am

    Hope you are going to get to go on some fun adventures this holiday weekend! I know I am!

    Voting for Taysia Blue once agian!

  18. huskymom on May 27, 2011 at 8:09 am

    Woos to The Herd for a great weekend. We are going to try to stay cool, and keep pulling for our pals at Tails of the Tundra Siberian Husky Rescue.

    –Rubi, Holly, and Sprite

  19. Khyra on May 27, 2011 at 6:41 am

    The Xterra would SO be there!


  20. hisqueen on May 27, 2011 at 5:56 am

    No way would you get me across that bridge. Good job keeping an eye on it Q!
    Going with Joplin Humane Society..again.

  21. Maxx on May 27, 2011 at 2:39 am

    Hmm..that’s some bridge!


  22. Amy@GoPetFriendly on May 27, 2011 at 1:41 am

    Very cool bridge! I’m voting for the Joplin Humane Society again tonight.

  23. Holly & Khady on May 27, 2011 at 1:19 am

    My mom would not drive over that bridge for anything! She is scared of bridges like that!

    We are going to vote for our very own Taysia Blue Siberian Husky Rescue!! We are happy to be a part of something that was sooo needed in this area!

    Holly & Khady

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