Talon, also known as Timber was identified as a wolf-dog by animal authorities in Illinois and confiscated. We believe he was born in Spring of 2006 and lived with a private owner for three years or longer. He arrived at Mission:Wolf in the Spring of 2009 after a long hard journey. He and his mate went through a rough physical confiscation by police and were to be destroyed at an Illinois shelter. M:W received a call and we agreed to help. Folks from The Dog Whisperer program, with help from a professional dog trainer, funded and filmed their transport to M:W. A day prior to transport the female gave birth to four pups. With help from the Dog Trainer and the Dog Whisperer production team, all six were loaded and transported to M:W safely.