The NHL’s Seattle Kraken has welcomed its first-ever crew 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 method to Dog Gone Seattle, a foster-based rescue group within the Seattle space. He was adopted by Chris Scarbrough, lead developer of the Climate Pledge Arena (Kraken’s dwelling enviornment) in Seattle and the Seattle Kraken app.
When searching for a crew pup, Kraken had been set on adopting from a rescue or shelter. “We knew whichever pup was chosen would must be good with individuals and particularly kids,” Chris says.
As the official crew canine, Davy might be a neighborhood ambassador, showing at occasions with the general public and at a number of the crew’s dwelling matches. Davy can be going to be educated as a licensed remedy canine, with the assistance of Canidae, the official Pet Food Nutrition Sponsor of Davy Jones and the Seattle Kraken, in addition to the crew canines of 5 different NHL groups. Once he finishes coaching, the crew hopes to make use of Davy at occasions that will profit from a remedy canine, like hospital visits.
For now, Davy enjoys taking part in along with his new teammates and stealing the present on the ice at dwelling video games. After his official debut, he’s already made fairly a number of pals each on the crew 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 crew hopes that, above all else, Davy brings individuals a second of happiness. “When he’s sufficiently old, he’ll be educated as a remedy canine, the place he can convey a way of calmness and heat to somebody who wants it,” Chris says. “He undoubtedly has the power to do it.”
Follow Davy’s adventures on Twitter @DavyJonesDoggo.