She is NOT on the Tour Path.
Motaki is a female mid-content wolfdog. She arrived at Wild Spirit Wolf Sanctuary on October 8, 2021 at 3 years old.
Fun fact, Motaki is the granddaughter of one of Wild Spirit’s former rescues, mid-content wolfdog, Oni. While Oni is no longer with us, her spirit lives on through Motaki, who shares a striking resemblance to her.
Prior to life at Wild Spirit, Motaki was a privately owned pet in Idaho, where she was greatly loved by her family. Unfortunately, one day the family’s young son stuck his arm into Motaki’s enclosure and was bitten, and her owners were given 14 days to find sanctuary placement. Fortunately, Wild Spirit had the space to take Motaki, but with such a small window of time–and other high-priority events taking place at the sanctuary–we knew we would not be able to make the trip to Idaho to retrieve her in time. Thankfully, her family was willing to make the trip for us, so long as it meant her life would be saved. As such, they made the drive from Idaho to New Mexico just days following our first communication, and after 12 straight hours of driving, Motaki arrived on-site and was transferred to her new enclosure.
Since her arrival, Motaki is settling in beautifully. Despite her bite history, she has been shy and sweet-natured, and even allowed our staff to leash and hand-sedate her in order to be seen by our veterinarian for a routine physical, bloodwork, vaccines, and a spay surgery.
We are so pleased to have our newest rescue join the pack. Especially after learning she is the granddaughter of a former rescue, the late Oni, who she bears a striking resemblance to!
While this sweet girl is currently single, we look forward to finding her the perfect companion in a future rescue, and are so happy knowing we can provide lifelong care to animals in need, just like her.