Billy


Yorkshire Terrier
Picture of Billy, a male Yorkshire Terrier

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Home:Charlotte, NC  [I have a diary!]  
Age: 13 Years   Sex: Male   Weight: 1-10 lbs

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Nicknames:
Bubies, mon petit ange, silly Billy

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

Quick Bio:
-purebred

Birthday:
April 14th 2001

Likes:
Sleeping in his poof, cuddling, rides, shopping, traveling, and of course visits from friends!

Pet-Peeves:
Blowing air in his face, thunderstorms, fireworks!

Favorite Toy:
Finger puppets! Crazy birdie, paper towel "cores", magazines...

Favorite Food:
Well, he has a sensitive tummy, but it used to be greenies!

Favorite Walk:
Around Grammy & Grampy's house!

Best Tricks:
He can play hide and go seek, loves to pose for photos, and he can also stand up and dance in a circle for attention

Arrival Story:
I fell in love with my best friends' yorkie, and started looking for a breeder. As fate would have it, I found one who had a male who was "retiring" from the show business. I wasn't necessarily looking for that, but it was instant love. He is spoiled rotten, but deserves every bit...he is an angel. He has captured everyone's heart and changed my life forever. He is so loving, a truly beautiful soul.

Bio:
He was named after Billy Elliot, the movie, by his "birthparents".

I've Been On Dogster Since:
December 19th 2005 More than 9 years!

I Was In The:
See me in Dogster's 2005 Holiday Picture Party!
Rosette, Star and Special Gift History

Dogster Id:
237345


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A day in the life of Billy Elliot...


Yorkies can swim!

December 22nd 2005 7:20 am
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Billy had his first encounter with a lake during my summer vacation this year. Silly me, I really only thought that large dogs, or certain breeds, could swim. Well, Billy proved me wrong. I had purchased a very cute life preserver for him (see kayak photo) so that he could ride in the boats. I had no intention of using it for any other function. However, we got the idea one morning as we were swimming to put him in the life preserver and gently lower him into the water to see what would happen. To our delight, his legs started going before he even hit the water, and he was moving...he was SWIMMING! He seemed somewhat frightened though, so we took him out quickly. Little did we know what a brave boy he is...
The next day I swam out to a raft past the dock. Billy stayed with "Grammy" on the dock to watch. As I swam past where they were standing, Billy started to panic, (I was in water up to my neck) and he literally tried to LEAP off of the dock into the water! After seeing how distressed he was, I swam back towards the shore, and my Mom let him off his leash. He ran full steam ahead into the water and to me. We then realized that he thought I was drowning, or needed help, and was going to risk his life to save me. We were all so touched...yorkies don't know how little they are, and I think that is wonderful.

 
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