Hearts United for Animals
HUA - Omaha, NE


be my buddy
Born: 01/18/2011
40 lbs

Homeward bound-adopted!

Now living happily in Auburn, Nebraska.

Hearts United for Animals rescued 13 dogs from horrible conditions in Thurston County NE in January, 2013. They were living outdoors in piles of feces. They were starving, full of worms and dehydrated because their water dishes were too frozen to get a drink. The cages were made of makeshift wires, and the latches were bailing wire. The dogs, mainly staghounds, greyhounds and coonhounds, were being bred for hunting. Rick Herchenbach from the Nebraska Department of Agriculture, the Thurston County Sheriff and the Thurston County Attorney all did a marvelous job of following up on complaints and worked very quickly to make sure the dogs were able to be rescued immediately. HUA rescuers worked to carry the dogs on ice, through dead carcasses of smaller animals to get them to warmth and safety in their travel crates in the HUA van. They were taken immediately to a veterinarian where they received thorough check-ups and wonderful care before arriving at the shelter.

All of these dogs, without exception, love people and are beyond sweet. For all that they lived in filthy little cages, they are clean dogs and know the bathroom is outside. The minute they had a yard, out they went. They love to run and play, and they are precious to people and one another. Because of their breeds, they must go to homes with tall fences and room to run. Additonally, given their natural instincts to hunt and chase, they can only be placed with families with no small dogs or cats.

Scribner is breathtakingly gorgeous. He is affectionate, smart and quick to please. He picks up on things in a flash, and although certainly he has been given the stubborn soul of a Greyhound, he wants to make us proud of him more than he wants to do his own thing. He is learning something new each and every day, and treasures the comfort he has found here at the shelter. Scribner is doing extremely well with his leash training, but must be allowed to stop for a hug every now and again so he can be assured that we are having as much fun with him as he is with us. He is a delightful boy.
Buddy Messages (1)
His Buddy, Julie Harris from Kansas, sent him this message: "Scribner, I hope you find your forever home soon. In the meantime, the wonderful people at HUA will take really good care of you! Lots of hugs and kisses from me, and my babies, Roscoe and Katy! Julie" Scribner sends Julie and babies Katy and Roscoe many grateful hugs and kisses!

adoption info


Thanks for Visiting Our Animals!

Hearts United for Animals is a national no-kill shelter, sanctuary and animal welfare organization. Hearts United for Animals does long distance adoptions if there are safe flights and we have volunteers in the area to do a home visit. We require an application, references and a home visit to adopt one of our dogs. Our dogs are all spayed or neutered and are current on health care. We can cat test a dog if requested. If you are interested in adopting a dog, we can give you more information on each dog if you click the Adoption Info & Application link above. Buddies are people who support the dog and send them love while they are waiting for their new home. The dog does not live with the buddy.