Chester


Boxer/German Shepherd
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Home:Charlottesville, VA  [I have a diary!]  
Age: 8 Years   Sex: Male   Weight: 51-100 lbs

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   Leave a bone for Chester

Nicknames:
Chopper (given by his rescuer Trey), Chester Pie, Chessie Monster

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

Quick Bio:
-mutt-dog rescue

Birthday:
April 1st 2006

Likes:
Eating and playing! Or playing and eating...Wrestling. Leaning on his people. Watching Animal Planet, dog shows and nature specials.

Pet-Peeves:
Not being allowed on the couch in his new home. Having his nails trimmed.

Favorite Toy:
"Giant size" nylabones, tennis balls,frisbee. He loves to fetch.

Favorite Food:
Anything in front of his nose. He gets Wellness dry food and always wants more.He loves occasional vanilla ice cream and healthy dog biscuits.

Favorite Walk:
Anywhere with Mom- the longer the better!

Best Tricks:
Being incredibly handsome and loving. He makes my heart melt!

Arrival Story:
I read about him on one of my rescue email lists. He had been living with a family in SC that allowed their young children to drag him by his ears and step on him. They fed him mac & cheese, which made him sick. When Trey, who was visiting, asked them to be nice to the puppy, the Mom replied they didn't want him & were taking him to a shelter, so it didn't matter. Trey took him to his Mom, Roxanne, (hurray!) thus saving his life. I volunteered to take him, thinking that he'll mesh with our current 2 dogs, a Boxer and a German Shepherd. Then I found out that the rescue transport I had already volunteered to do was leaving 7 miles from his rescuer's town- this little guy is supposed to be with us, I believe. He arrives on the transport tomorrow afternoon! Update: 3 years after he arrived as a poop-covered puppy, Chester has grown into a nearly 70 pound, extremely loving dog who makes me smile every day. Please adopt- for the animal's sake and yours!

Bio:
I told our GSD, McKinley and Boxer, Honey (both spayed/neutered) that Chester would be their "love child". He sure looks like it.

Forums Motto:
Why, yes, I am a Big Dog

The Last Forum I Posted In:
1st Canine Rights Rally!

Theme song:
To the tune of "Bad Boys" from Cops: Big Dogs, Big Dogs, watcha gonna do? Watcha gonna do when they come for you? Big Dogs, Big Dogs...

AnimaLimpix 2008 events:
Extreme Napping, Utter Adorableness, Forehead Wrinkling, Promiscuous Posing, Free Range Snacking and my favorite- Wrestling!

Blues connection:
Named for Howlin' Wolf aka Chester Burnette.

My Peculiar Aristocratic Title is:
Lord Chester the Intransigent of Lower Beanthrop in the Hedge
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I've Been On Dogster Since:
June 9th 2006 More than 8 years!

Rosette, Star and Special Gift History

Dogster Id:
326572


Meet my family
R0meo- Adoptedwas Frasier,
now Dodger
Honey
1994-2007
Domino
1991-2005
Goldie-
Adopted!
Homer-
Adopted!
MinnieCeleste
CleoGrace- Adopted

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Diary of a Big Dog


Pups, I haven't barked for so long!

October 6th 2012 12:21 pm
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It's Mom's fault, of course- I have been busy.

I had a great dog walker for a couple months, twice each week, and now Minnie and I have a FENCE! It is so cool to have a private dog park in my very own yard!

My dog walker was Sammy the Wonderful Man- I love him so much *sob*. Maybe he can still walk me sometimes...

Our fence is huge- all along the back yard, down into the woods and pretty secure. It's 5 feet tall and Minnie and I still haven't found a way out, dang it. I'll keep checking, not to worry.

Mom still walks Minnie sometimes, but says she can't control me. Geesh- just because I'm over 70 pounds now and can pull her across the street whenever I want...what a wimp.I hope all my students are well- academic kisses to you all.

 

No updates for a long time

August 8th 2012 9:29 am
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I'm OK, but Mom went on a trip and then went into the hospital- she's slowly getting better. We (Minnie and I) got boarded at Pampered Pets for a while and are now back home. Love to you all- I'll post when I can.


Professor Chester

 

Powerless

July 6th 2012 10:30 am
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Literally! After a super-strong wind knocked down lots of trees, we lost power for almost 5 days and one night during the current heatwave. No lights, no A/C- nothing. What's a dog to do? Minnie and I stayed close to Mom, pups.

The power is finally back and we are cool again- hurray!

Did you all have problems from the storm, students? How long did it take to get your power back?



Professor Chester, glad to be cool again

 
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