Gunther - CGC

American Pit Bull Terrier
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Age: 15 Years   Sex: Male

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   Leave a bone for Gunther - CGC

Man Man, Forrest Gunth, Zoolander, Rudeboy, Gay Frat Boy, Dodo, Mango

Doggie Dynamics:
not playfulvery playful

Sun Sign:
Quick Bio:
-purebred-pound dog-dog rescue

Playing with Pandora, my friend Pester, puppies, hiking, the beach, meeting new people, squeaky toys, snuggling with humans and dogs, flying through the air with impressive height but little coordination

Baths, getting hosed off after hikes, tick removal, the weed whacker, loud noises, scary dogs barking at him

Favorite Toy:
Pandora, red squeaky ball, any squeaky toy, the floppy pink & green flying disc (Gunther will only chase pink flying toys)

Favorite Food:
Trout, pigs' feet (he's on BARF diet), duck, 5-lb bags of unattended dog food - he eats anything

Favorite Walk:
Any dog-friendly trail or beach

Best Tricks:
supersonic speed defying all coordination

Arrival Story:
Sweet Gunther showed up at the Pinole shelter with his sister and had a whole 7 hours to get adopted. A volunteer flagged him to a fellow Bad Rap rescuer and she hustled up and grabbed him before it was too late. I hadn't really planned on a second dog at that point, but once we all met him (and Pandora enthusiastically approved) I just couldn't bear to see someone else adopt him. After a lot of waffling and wading through the loads of applications that his pic was generating, I decided to bring him home for good.

Gunther is a sweet lightbulb head who has one gray eye and one bright blue eye - the latter of which he fortunately uses for good, not evil. He's great with other dogs and is particularly tolerant of puppies. He's also great with kids and served as a mascot for an inner-city boys' soccer team. Gunther's as sweet as pie and as sharp as a marble. Gunth would like to add that he's very proud of himself, as he passed his CGC exam on the second try (this time he didn't leap on the examiner in an exuberant hello). Gunther is the canine version of Chris Kattan's "Mango" character, as neither male nor female dogs are able to resist his special brand of charm. (Read: everyone humps Gunther. Even puppies.)

Forums Motto:
I'm just along for the ride

I've Been On Dogster Since:
December 9th 2003 More than 13 years!

Rosette, Star and Special Gift History

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Meet my family
Pandora - CGC
- WCD 2007
Millie - CGC

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Yep, I'm a pit bull!

I'm a dock diver!

March 24th 2009 5:06 pm
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Pandora is jealous but that's OK. She used to be really good at jumping in the air but she gets sore after a lot of that so Mom doesn't really let her do so much jumping anymore. Plus she just doesn't like the water as much as me. She told me she doesn't see the point in swimming unless there's a toy in the water. I just like to swim anyway.

I won a blue ribbon but mostly I just had a lot of fun jumping off the dock. I don't know why I had to sit and wait for other dogs, I just wanted to do that all day long.

I hope we do it again because it was REALLY fun. Mom got me a special purple squeaky ball (my favorite toy ever) to jump after and when she wasn't looking I stole it out of the toy bag after I was done swimming and I ate part of it.

I mean didn't like swallow it or anything. I just like to eat those squeaky balls to kill the squeaker. Mom wasn't very happy with me because she told me it was brand new and she'd already sunk Pandora's brand new red Kong ball because she thought it would float. I thought it would float too and I jumped in and looked for it, but I guess it sunk. Oh well. Pandora got a new frisbee to make up for it and she likes frisbees better anyway.

Here's a video of me doing my first jump:

I hope we can do it again soon!


I have a twin sister

August 7th 2007 1:53 pm
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Well I guess she's kind of my twin. She showed up at the same shelter I showed up at 5 years ago.

Mom is wondering if we're from the same litter or what, but we're not telling. It's good to keep people guessing.

This is Millie and me: 88a.jpg?v=0 _5999af5937.jpg?v=0

Millie even likes to chase squirrels like me!

Mom says she's a lot like me but she's way more mellow. I guess that's because Millie likes to roll around on her back for belly rubs while I race around the yard playing and jump in the air and stuff.

Pandora is even nice to Millie. Pandora isn't usually all that gracious to foster dogs, but I guess she's being nice because Millie is family.

Anyway, Millie needs a home. I haven't told her that she's not staying here forever, so I hope she finds some really nice people to take her home so she doesn't miss us too much!


I've been tagged too!

May 29th 2007 1:01 pm
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Pandora thought she was the only one who got to play, but she was wrong. Tag, I'm it!

I guess I have to list the rules:

"Each player starts with seven random facts about themselves. Dogs who are tagged, need to post in their Diary the rules & their 7 pawsome facts. Then choose 7 dogs to tag and list their names. Don’t forget to bark them a pmail that they have been tagged and to read your Diary, or, send them a fun Rosette announcing they've been Tagged!"

OK, here's my list:

1. I am all terrier when it comes to tiny fuzzy prey animals, and have managed to catch 2 squirrels. I am very proud of myself - this isn't easy, Pandora can't catch a squirrel to save her life - but Mom doesn't seem to be very happy with my successes. Hmm.
2. Though I've bested squirrels, skunks have bested me. I just got skunked for the fourth time last week. (Mom's not real happy about that, either.)
3. I have a vertical leap that would make Michael Jordan envious, and can spring straight up off my four paws, upwards of 6 feet in the air.
4. I love to put your arm in my mouth when I'm feeling really lovey about you.
5. The command "Bitey Bear" is what you give me if my lovey arm bite is annoying you, and I'll go get a stuffed animal to carry around instead.
6. I am very afraid of cows. (I guess I don't deserve the "bull" in my breed name.)
7. I am also very afraid of loud noises like thunder and fireworks and surround sound (though I got more used to that), and I will make myself veeeeeeery small and curl up at the back of Mom's shoe closet (or in the sock basket or in another available closet) if any of these scary noises come up.

OK, here's who I tagged (shout out to old SmoFo pals):

Ms. Kitty

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