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Merlin Irwin Joyce-Gabel

Border Collie/McNab
Picture of Merlin Irwin Joyce-Gabel, a male Border Collie/McNab

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Home:San Francisco, CA  [I have a diary!]  
Age: 14 Years   Sex: Male   Weight: 26-50 lbs

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Mc Neck, HunnyBunny, Bunny, Bun, Meem, Beem, etc

Doggie Dynamics:
not playfulvery playful

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Quick Bio:
-dog rescue

September 5th 2001

Sleeping with his head on the pillow, togetherness

big mean dogs, tiny cute puppies, skateboards, rollerblades, motorcycles, adorable running children, being charged, being crowded, nail clipping, the vet, being restrained, macho unneutered dudes who stare, any jerk who tries to herd him

Favorite Toy:
Tennis ball, Julio, Dracula, the leopard, the drill. yes, the drill.

Favorite Food:
Raw Turkey Necks, Peanut Butter, Cottage Cheese, sharing Apples with mom, Carrots

Favorite Walk:
Fort Funston, crissy field

Best Tricks:
Hi-5, Leave it, Sit Pretty, catching the tennis ball in mid-air

Arrival Story:
He used mind control on us.

Merlin was born in Utah. Some bad person left him tied to a fence at a young age. He was rescued and taken to the Best Friends Shelter where he was given the name "Rocky" due to his punching play style. He signed up for a foreign exchange student program and was imported to the SF SPCA. We adopted him and named him "Merlin". Merlin has lots of scars beneath his coat and we're not sure if they are from dogs or people or both. He fears specific breeds of dogs. If you are a puppy looking for a playmate, you can forget it. We are working very hard to help him adjust to life. He is doing a great job.

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A Cast of Merlins

I've Been On Dogster Since:
December 29th 2003 More than 11 years!

Rosette, Star and Special Gift History

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Bacon Diary

September 11th 2004 2:00 pm
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Dear Bacon,
today i realized just how much i love you. i heard you sizzling in the kitchen of the next door neighbor's house and although i knew you were bad for me, bacon... i still wanted you.
please call or write when you get a chance.

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