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Picture of Buddy, a male Puli

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Sex: Male   Weight: 26-50 lbs

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   Leave a bone for Buddy

The Budster, Budderbean, Bumble Bee, Big B, Buddy B., Mr. Big, Your Bigness, BuddyGuy, Monster Man, Hairy Guy, The Rug, Big Guy, Mr. Coffee

Doggie Dynamics:
not playfulvery playful

Quick Bio:
-purebred-service dog

February 15th 2001

Me! Playing with other Pulis, running free, getting ready for a ride in the car, sitting on my lap, guarding the front yard, agility

neighbor's dog, delivery men, mailman, being left home, being left in the car

Favorite Toy:
anything that squeaks

Favorite Food:
not very food oriented......likes his kibble, believe it or not, but always leaves a little for later....won't refuse a lick of ice cream......does enjoy sipping coffee on the sly when we've left a to-go cup in the car

Favorite Walk:
dirt roads through the woods, snowy paths and fields

Best Tricks:
looking like a rug, twirling, giving kisses

Arrival Story:
Buddy would have been his breeders next show dog if it weren't for an overshot bite. He's sheer perfection in every other way including a spectacularly affectionate peronality. Although it was love at first sight we had two older dogs at the time and didn't know how all three would manage. At 7 months old Buddy was driven out to Michigan for placement in a home with an older Puli......the pairing didn't work and he returned to Massachusetts. Minutes before he was to leave for a home in Florida we went to see him ONE LAST TIME.....and took the two older dogs with us. The sniffing and tail wagging went so well that the rest is history. 2013 update - We lost our beloved 'Buddy' (Accordingly Wallbanger Buddy) to lymphoma and secondary complications on January 19, 2013. Never was a Puli more aptly named. We will cherish his lifetime of memories and miss our sweet boy forever and a day. All the usual adjectives apply in capital letters........he was LOYAL, DEVOTED, COURAGEOUS, ENDEARING, AFFECTIONATE, PLAYFUL, ATHLETIC, INQUISITIVE AND BREATHTAKINGLY HANDSOME. He brought us great joy with his Puli antics and silliness, his intelligence, competence, fearlessness and his ability to love us always unconditionally. Buddy spent many years as a therapy dog with the Companion Animal Program on Cape Cod, brightening the days of patients at nursing homes and bringing a smile to all those he visited. He enjoyed time at Camp Gone to the Dogs for many summers and got to hone his skills at agility, rally obedience, freestyle dancing and sheep herding. Whatever Buddy did he did with enormous enthusiasm and a big Puli smile. We are forever indebted to his breeder who deemed our household worthy of such a treasure. Buddy was a blessing in our lives and we only wish we could have had a few more years.

Buddy is a Canine Good Citizen, therapy dog and winner of the coveted Hot Dog Retrieve award! A herder by instinct, he rounds up people, other dogs and seagulls. Did I mention that Buddy's half brother was Best of Breed at Westminster 2004!

Forums Motto:
Puli power

I've Been On Dogster Since:
March 5th 2004 More than 12 years!

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