The NHL’s Seattle Kraken has welcomed its first-ever workforce pup to the ice — a 4-month-old Husky combine named Davy Jones.
Davy began out as a homeless pup in Texas, then discovered his solution to Dog Gone Seattle, a foster-based rescue group within the Seattle space. He was adopted by Chris Scarbrough, lead developer of the Local weather Pledge Area (Kraken’s house enviornment) in Seattle and the Seattle Kraken app.
When searching for a workforce pup, Kraken had been set on adopting from a rescue or shelter. “We knew whichever pup was chosen would should be good with folks and particularly youngsters,” Chris says.
Because the official workforce canine, Davy can be a neighborhood ambassador, showing at occasions with the general public and at a few of the workforce’s house matches. Davy can be going to be educated as a licensed remedy canine, with the assistance of Canidae, the official Pet Meals Diet Sponsor of Davy Jones and the Seattle Kraken, in addition to the workforce canine of 5 different NHL groups. As soon as he finishes coaching, the workforce hopes to make use of Davy at occasions that might profit from a remedy canine, like hospital visits.
For now, Davy enjoys taking part in together with his new teammates and stealing the present on the ice at house video games. After his official debut, he’s already made fairly a couple of mates each on the workforce and within the stands.
“He appears to like the eye,” Chris says. Unsurprisingly, he additionally loves watching hockey. “He really follows the puck!”
When not on the job, Davy spends the day taking part in with the Scarbrough’s different canine, Doug.
The workforce hopes that, above all else, Davy brings folks a second of happiness. “When he’s sufficiently old, he’ll be educated as a remedy canine, the place he can deliver a way of calmness and heat to somebody who wants it,” Chris says. “He undoubtedly has the power to do it.”
Observe Davy’s adventures on Twitter @DavyJonesDoggo.