Spaulding


Greyhound
Picture of Spaulding, a male Greyhound

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Home:San Mateo, CA  
Age: 14 Years   Sex: Male   Weight: 51-100 lbs

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Nicknames:
Needlenose, Stretchy Pants, Spauldasaurus Rex, Spaulderific!!, Spauldisimo, Tazo Zagarofolis, Sweetface

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

Quick Bio:
-purebred-dog rescue

Likes:
Treats: all sorts...marrowbones, greenies, snausages, any treats. Oh any yogurt, cottage cheese, and peanut butter. Spaulding also goes ballistic over his W-A-L-Ks

Pet-Peeves:
Being left alone for any length of time, Being touched when he's asleep, Loud sudden noises, Loudspeakers.

Favorite Toy:
Ducky, Goosey Gander, Hedgehog baby I and II, leopard baby, froggie baby, the gingerbread boys, starball, triangle, his Kong (w/peanut butter)

Favorite Food:
All foods are favorite foods...specifically, treats, cottage cheese, and yogurt

Favorite Walk:
Visiting his friends around the block. He knows where each friend lives, be they human, or puppy, or otherwise. And he says hello to each one!

Best Tricks:
He can sit, lie down, and shake hands. As long as there is a treat for him in the deal. He can also open the garbage can with his nose...and... he is a Master Thief of things on any table.

Arrival Story:
I adopted him from Greyhound Adoption California www.greyhoundadoptioncalifornia.co m After filling in an application, they came and looked at my house, and interviewed me. Spaulding and I were a great fit. When he first came to us he was extrememly underweight. He was only about 63 lbs. (He now weighs 82 lbs). You could see every bone in his back, all his ribs, and every bone in his tail. But now he's filled in a bit, all his hair came back and his coat is beautiful and sleek. He also had an injury on his leg from racing which was bandaged up when he got here. But that has healed completely. Spaulding took a while to adapt to the new environment since, like most former racing greyhounds, he didn't know about windows, cars, stairs, how to play, etc. But now he knows about all those things and spends his days in the lap of luxury...getting into mischief, and being the most happy and gregarious greyhound ever! He's a great dog!

Bio:
Spaulding (racing as Big Jim Cool) ran in 61 races over 3 years and won 8. He seemed to do pretty well according to his racing records, and has quite the pedigree. We're just happy he's here with us! We got Spaulding from www.greyhoundadoptioncaliforinia This is one of several Greyhound adoption groups. They make wonderful, quiet, happy, loving companions. They don't need much exercise (a 15 minute walk a day plus an hour on the weekends will do) to stay in shape. They don't bark much, they LOVE people and soft things. They are also great apartment dogs as they love to sleep and can curl up in very small places.

The Groups I'm In:
California Couch Potatoes

I've Been On Dogster Since:
March 28th 2004 More than 10 years!

Rosette, Star and Special Gift History

Dogster Id:
22717


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