I started my passion and dream site on the 15th of March 2014 after meeting a long-time friend after 15 years. She has a plot in Oatlands, Krugersdorp West, and when I told her what I wanted to do she said her site was available. That is where the Husky Heaven site started.
I have had my first husky for 16 years and because of overfull kennels found the need to start this rescue for this breed. I did not just want any site, I wanted space as this is what the breed needs. I drew my vision on a piece of paper and it mostly happened as I had drawn it. 16 Enclosures each 10 x 10 meters with a raised log cabin that we built ourselves in each enclosure. Three big running areas with splash pools in as I did not want the huskies in their enclosures the whole day they needed to run, dig and swim.
Clearing the site which was head height with bushes, trees and grass took 4 of us a month and a half. Then we bought poles and fencing and my dream slowly started to take shape. The site was solely funded by my husband and to date, the amount sits on R3 million.
My best friends gave us a gift we could never imagine our very own property paid for cash and given to the rescue. A lot of work to move from the old site to the new relocating poles fencing and as much as we could use but we did it. We are now going for our 5th year on the new premises.
Everything we do is for our rescues, makes it all so worth it. It was hard hard work but today we are so proud of all the hard work, worry stress and tears.
The compliments we continuously get says it all about Husky Heaven Rescue. Lots of runs, space, green grass a sprayer system to keep huskies and others cool, trees for shade, happy rescues that get time out every day to run and play.”