Likes: running like the wind; digging long trenches where ground squirrels live
Pet-Peeves: the sound of gunfire
Favorite Food: Whatever he could quietly beg, using his reproachful stare.
Favorite Walk: He hated walking, loved running - usually in fields along the California aqueduct.
Best Tricks: digging and running; guarding the home
Arrival Story: One day, he simply showed up in the parking lot when his Mom was leaving work, and got into her car as if he owned it. His ribs were showing and his coat was unkempt with burrs and dust, as if he had been wandering outdoors in the desert for a very long time.
Bio: Duke had a noble bearing and a quiet dignity, with deep eyes that seemed to reflect an old soul within.