Buddy


German Shorthaired Pointer
Picture of Buddy, a male German Shorthaired Pointer

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Home:Napa, CA  
Sex: Male   Weight: 51-100 lbs

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Nicknames:
Bud Dog

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

Quick Bio:
-purebred

Likes:
To eat your food! snuggle, chase & catch aerobee/frisbee, get on the bed, retrieve sticks out of water, tug of war with rubber ring in backyard, mid-air bites at snow fired out of the snow blower

Pet-Peeves:
disturbing him after he has "gone to bed", vacuum cleaner, fire of any kind, trying to touch his feet, getting hosed off when I come home muddy.

Favorite Toy:
Aerobee flying ring/frisbee, any stick in water, tug of war rope, garden hose when it is running

Favorite Food:
Pez (see photo) anything off your plate, apple cores are anticipated with lots of drooling while waiting.

Favorite Walk:
Getting off leash in the Westwood Hills in Napa, or Quicksilver County Park in San Jose

Best Tricks:
Catching raindrops!

Arrival Story:
2 years after our 15 year old Golden Retiever died, my oldest son was ready for a new family dog. He got to choose the breed and he settled on a GSP. We found a breeder 2 hours away with an adorable litter of rolly-poly pups. He picked out Buddy, but we had to wait 4 weeks untill he was ready. The boy was totally distracted at Disneyland knowing that he was going to get a new friend. When we went to pick him up, he was even more handsome than we remembered, with beautiful markings, a solid brown head and soft warm eyes. Buddy fit right into our family, except for the pet rabbit who used to terrorize the puppy. Payback was brutal for that silly rabbit. When Buddy got bigger he chased the bunny all over the house.

Bio:
Buddy's boy has grown up and gone off to college. They still love each other, but they don't get to be together often. Buddy got a new job when Dad and Mom got divorced and Dad was very sad and lonely. Buddy was there for him every night after work and Dad learned about Buddy what the boy already knew- his heart is just as big as you need. A few years went by and Dad found a lady who has a beautiful graceful Pharoah Hound- "July". Buddy & July are getting to be almost as close as Dad & his to be wife. The bonus is a new boy is included in the deal! Buddy had to be euthanized July, 2005 due to untreatable growths in his sinuses. We talk about how we miss him almost every day. It helps the grieving to remember all his special quirks and how beautiful he was, whether runing in tall grass or curled up against us in bed. Enjoy dog heaven!

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^^^Angels from above^^^

I've Been On Dogster Since:
April 14th 2004 More than 10 years!

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Dogster Id:
29221


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