Husky Rescue NZ Charitable Trust

Rescue, Desex, Rehabilitate, Retrain and Rehome of Siberian Huskies in NZ

Huskies for Hire

Huskies for Hire provides huskies for Public, Private, Corporate and Educational events.

We have full Public Liability insurance and our Huskies have been regularly used at venues such as the International Antarctic Center and University of Canterbury events for over 3y.

Cuddle Lines - We bring the dogs and tie out line to you. Great for schools, Office De stress, kids parties etc.

Husky Parties - We can do this in cuddle line form or on lead. We also have some neat printable materials to enhance your party. 

Educational Visits - Teaching dog education and safe dog handling, used as behavior motivators, reading / writing to dogs, de stress dogs. Winter time we can even do basic sled dog work.

De Stress visits - Offices, hospitals, retirement homes, exam time, special education, Call centers etc. In cuddle line form or we can wander around with the dogs. 

Promotional events - Is your pet store / cafe / retail wanting to draw a crowd for the day? Maybe a sled dog demonstration? Huskies have lots of fans.

Photography and Film - we have several dogs who have been trained to pose for you, run on a treadmill, and generally are very responsive to new training. We have a permanent team, adoption dogs and great resource of dogs to find the look you want. Tell us what you need and lets make it happen.

See further below for General info


To make an inquiry or a booking for an event please fill in the form below and we will get back to you. 

Canterbury bookings are subject to availability. Outside of these areas we are currently training teams but may or may not be able to accommodate you at this time.

General Info / Terms - 

Public Visits

Public visits enable you to get up close with these amazing dogs. Use this as an educational opportunity, to draw a crowd or to distress your employees / clients / students.


Your Husky Visit options

*Walk through dogs on lead – we bring the dogs through your building on leads, great for hospitals and rest homes, children's homes etc.

*Dogs set up on a grass area on a tie out line (can be done on concrete if there is a pole to attach to and a space for a car the other end (minimum 6m tie out line length).

* Educational visit for schools – talk to us about what you want the focus to be, we offer read / write to dogs,  dog safety, Antarctic history and also husky / dog care mini course.


Who is liable?

Husky Rescue NZ holds full Public Liability Insurance in case anything gets damaged (not so far!).

The dogs are specially selected for their temperaments but they are live animals and as such all interactions are at the clients / participants own risk.


How to book us?

Print and sign the bottom of this form and return it  via email along with your requested dates. Bookings are not confirmed until full payment has been made.


Subject to how many dogs / type of event / how long / where

(we are comparable to a pony visit etc)


Cancellation policy

Cancellations made prior to 7 days before the original booking date are fully refundable on the 20th of the month following cancellation.

Cancellation within 7 days incurs a 100% cancellation fee,

Change of dates within 7 days incur a 50% cancellation fee, and 50% rebooking fee. Payable prior to the new date. Please note that Cancellations are taken from the original booking date prior to ammendments.



We have to tell people the rules – even if you have already told them.  See our patting zone image next page.

Foreign language speakers are welcome to translate in advance or at the time but we still have to tell them.

We have ROAR which means if people don’t listen or are putting themselves or our dogs in danger they will be asked to leave / dogs  wont stay with them.