Gromit Hoover Peabody


Dachshund/Jack Russell Terrier
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Home:San Francisco, CA  [I have a diary!]  
Sex: Male   Weight: 11-25 lbs

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Nicknames:
The Grominator, Sminky, Gromster, Count Gromula, but his full name is the best....Gromit Hoover Peabody Don Cacahuate Del Prado Oliver

Doggie Dynamics:
 Energy 
sleepyenergetic
 
 Intelligence 
sillygenius
 
 Friendliness 
aggressiveaffectionate
 
 Playfulness 
not playfulvery playful
 
 Disposition 
anxiouscalm
 

Quick Bio:
-mutt-dog rescue

Likes:
hanging upside down on the bed while sleepingkind of lie a bat! licking, jumping, snacks, and his ball-kitty

Pet-Peeves:
things with wheels that make noise, people kissing and hugging (he gets jealous) COWS! he always barks at cows, he even barks when you say the word or any word with the sound COW in it!

Favorite Toy:
giant fuzzy ball with tiger print and giant white fuzzy lamby ball

Favorite Food:
cheese, cheese and more cheese!!! anything he can beg for off the table, but cheese and carrots are 2 of the best ones

Favorite Walk:
down by the beach at the marina near the Golden Gate Bridge

Best Tricks:
Barking at COWS, racing at top speed in the bookstore and not bumping into anything (even at 10 he is a speed demon!)

Arrival Story:
I rescued him and he rescued me back from the animal shelter in palo alto california. I was looking for a smaller dog who might like car trips and lots of time at the park. When I showed up at the Palo Alto Humane Society (THANKS!!) he was there. He just saddled up to the front of the cage and leaned in for some love.....the rest as they say is history! ***Gromit Hoover Peabody died peacefully in my arms on March 21, 2010 in New York City while visiting his family there. In his honor if you decide you can make a charitable donation to your favorite no-kill shelter which is where we adopted our little Gromit.

Bio:
he is really, really smart.......he is a wonderful companion and has been a key part of my life, we go everywhere together! we have both had some challenges health-wise and we have helped each other through them...I could not have done it without his love....

Forums Motto:
who loves ya baby Gromit do!

The Groups I'm In:
♥♥MISS DIXIE MONROE'S **DIXIE**LAND♥♥, All "JACK"ed up!, Dachshund Adopters

I've Been On Dogster Since:
March 12th 2004 More than 10 years!

I Was In The:
2005 Valentine's Day Party!

2004-2005 Holiday
Picture Party
!

Rosette, Star and Special Gift History

Dogster Id:
16508


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10 years old and now my mom calls me methuselah!


I swim therefore I am wet! UGH!!!!

September 12th 2008 6:58 pm
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So my mother thinks that taking me swimming will be good for this old pup!
What do you think???

 

Happy Holidays to all my pup pals! and those I do not yet- know.......

December 25th 2005 11:02 am
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Happy Holidays to all my pup pals! and those I do not yet know.......

 

how if feels to be 10

October 15th 2004 10:41 pm
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I can still remember that first day my mom brought me home, she drove a small car with a console in the middle and was picking me up on her way to work. I had never been in a car before and could barely contain myself. I pee-d and poo-ed and barfed all over her car but I sure loved the view from the top of that console, I could see the world from there. Man we were going places. I got back to her house in San Francisco with the view of that nice red bridge and sat right next to her warm leg the whole night on this big couch, man was it great to finally have a home. Seems like yesterday and yet in a way so long ago......

Mom and I have been through a lot since then. I am lucky to have her and she is lucky to have me. I have survived a broken back, getting attacked by a mean old boxer dog, escaping and getting lost, and getting bit by a racoon that I chased down the driveway.....but here I am 10 years later and still kickin'. I mostly act like a pup, still run around in the bookstore, and on the beach and love going up to the country for long walks in the woods.

I plan to celebrate my big day by eating lots of carrots and cheese with some of my neighbors and friends hopefully my pals her and you can all come to my party.

The only thing I wish was that mom didn't start calling me methuselah! I'm not sure what it means but its sure hard to say.
Who loves ya baby?
Gromit Hoover Peabody's who!!!!!

 
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