American Cocker Spaniel
Picture of Belle, a female American Cocker Spaniel

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Home:ON, Canada  
Age: 9 Years   Sex: Female   Weight: 11-25 lbs

   Leave a bone for Belle

SaraBells, bells, TinkerBell, Bellerina

Doggie Dynamics:
not playfulvery playful

Quick Bio:

Gotcha Date:
October 8th 2010

March 4th 2007

Snuggles, pets and cuddles and treats

other dogs bugging her

Favorite Toy:
tennis balls

Favorite Food:
people food if she gets it

Favorite Walk:
through the nature trails

Best Tricks:
paw, other paw, sit pretty, howl, sit

Arrival Story:
My daughter is Autistic, and we figured that one of the best things we could do for our family was adding a dog into it. My husband and I had been talking about it for awhile, the timing just had never been right. We knew that adding a puppy would be too stressful for everyone, and we debated about big dogs and little dogs. We had actually settled on purchasing a beagle, when the current owner of Belle contacted me. She told me that she had a wonderful 3 year old female cocker spaniel who was in need of a new home because they just could not find enough time in the day to care for her anymore. They had just had a new child, and became foster parents to other children, and a dog was just no longer fitting into their lifestyle, but she wanted to make sure that we were ready for a new responsibility. The two of us emailed back and forth for about two days, and after about 10-15 emails later, we had come to the conclusion that she would bring the dog over for us, for a couple of hours, and see how well she fit in. Those few hours had us hooked. She melted our hearts, and my daughter became attached to her almost right away. She loves watching her run around and play and loves mimicking her when she howls. Two weeks later, we made the full purchase, and Belle was added to our family permanently.

Forums Motto:
Belle The Snuggle Monster

The Last Forum I Posted In:
strange behavior with Kong toy

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February 12th 2011 More than 5 years!

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