Andersons A Star Is Born


Golden Retriever
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Age: 8 Years   Sex: Female   Weight: 26-50 lbs

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Nicknames:
Luvvins, Asta-Blasta, Precious, Sweetie-Petie

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

Quick Bio:
-purebred

Birthday:
January 5th 2006

Likes:
When daddy comes home from work each evening!! My second favorite thing is definitely eating.

Pet-Peeves:
When I have to get off mommy and daddy's bed after The Daily Show to go to sleep in my own bed.

Favorite Toy:
Anything rubber - my Cuz, my Kongs. Those are the only toys I can't destroy!

Favorite Food:
Canidae. And peanut butter for a yummy treat.

Favorite Walk:
I love our dog park! It's the best place ever!

Best Tricks:
Shake and Roll Over - sometimes I Spin instead.

Arrival Story:
I left my litter when I was 8 weeks old to come home to my mommy and daddy. They got married last year and really wanted a dog to love, so I think I'm going to have a pretty pampered life! After lots of research, they decided on a golden retriever because I will be their only baby for a few years, but after that they're hoping I'll have some human siblings and love the whole family.

Bio:
I am a 7-month-old Golden Retriever. Lots of my brothers, sisters and cousins have been showdogs, guide dogs, or search and rescue dogs, but my life plans are to be a spoiled family member and possibly a hunting buddy.

Forums Motto:
Growing up fast!

The Groups I'm In:
Concerned Owners for Vaccination Education, Gorgeous Goldens

The Last Forum I Posted In:
Thoughts on using an e-collar?

I've Been On Dogster Since:
February 20th 2006 More than 8 years!

Rosette, Star and Special Gift History

Dogster Id:
267596


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Asta's Diary


First Road Trip

April 17th 2006 8:07 am
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I took my first road trip this weekend to spend Easter with mommy and daddy at my aunt and uncle's house. I took the three-hour drive like a pro and was such a good puppy the whole time we were there! I played nice with their dog and their little boy, napped or sat quietly in my crate when the family needed time without a puppy running around, slept through the whole night without waking up to go potty and didn't have a single accident in their brand-new house! My parents were SO proud of me.

 

I Can Jump on the Furniture!

April 12th 2006 7:37 am
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Last night I jumped up on mommy and daddy's sofa for the first time! Usually I just put my front paws on the edge of the cushions and look like I wish I could get up there with them, so they were wondering when I'd get brave enough to try to hop up. Tonight I made the big leap! They were so surprised and I was a little bit too. Now they are working on teaching me Off so I will know I can only be on the furniture if they invite me. How exciting!

 

First Accident-Free Morning!

March 30th 2006 12:15 pm
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I have been struggling with pottying in my crate while mommy and daddy are at work. They decided now that I am 12 weeks to try taking the towel out of my crate so it couldn't soak up the pee if I had an accident. They're not sure if I knew I'd be uncomfortable or just didn't want to go on a hard surface, but I didn't pee in the crate this morning! I was all clean and dry when mommy came home at lunch to let me out and take me for a walk. That means I "held it" for almost 4 hours, which everyone says is the norm for my age. This is the first time I've held it that long during the day. They are so excited and hoping I'll still be accident-free when they come home from work this evening!

 
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