Age: 25 Years Sex: Male Weight: 26-50 lbs
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July 2nd 1990
Har-Har is a total LOVE sponge ....
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gives you 5 for a treat , paws your arm for attn
Harley is a rescue pug, I was his foster mom, I was unable to find the perfect home for him and loved him....so we adopted him... He loves my husband and his brother and sister... we are a 3 pug family!!
Grampy as I love to call him is very happy, carefree pug. He loves to ride in the SUV, he is a total love sponge the more you give him the more he wants. Grampy is very special and makes me smile everyday. He loves loves clothes... I make stuff for him but I also buy stuff for him as well!! He gets so excited to put his clothes on. He will try to bite you if take them off!! One of his other loves is FOOD...he acts like a 2 year old ...we joke that if he gets sick we will pull out the boarshead rost beef, and that will make him well!! For his age he is very healthy I am so grateful for that. He is a little weak in his back legs, and has a little dry eye ...he gets eye ointment for that. He also loves to go camping in the RV ..no tent for him BOL ... When we go for walks he leads the way til he gets tired then he rides in his stroller under protest. Grampy is very very independent ...He still goes up n down the stairs to our bed on his own ..we just stand close in case. He gets so mad if anyone tries to do stuff for him. This weekend hubby picked him up off the bed as I do ..Grampy tried to bite him the whole time...He has never done that to his MA!! BOL One of the things he dislikes is of course getting his nails done. We laugh so hard we have tears running down our faces cause Grampy is wild like a FL gator (he even does a death roll if you lose your grip) and tries to bite my husband while he is getting his nails clipped!!! It is so funny he reverts to a pup over that... I always laugh at hubby and tell him Grampy's dentures are going to be on his hand.. at this point all Grampy can really do is gum you...he still has some teeth but not all!! Then after you get the nails done he is soooo happy n runs around!!!! Silly PUG!! To this day I will never understand why he was wandering dowtown tampa all alone ... How someone could cast him off ....He is such a well behaved boy and was well cared for ....... I am proud to be his ma and we love him so much!!! If I could tell his old parents anything it would be "Thanks" because of you I have gotten to enjoy & love my Grampy Pug ..... Senior Pugs really are a blessing n joy to have in your life. One of Grampy's favorite places is the beach .... He loves to get in the Gulf a bit .... the walk down to the beach is getting to be alot for him so he has to ride in the wagon. "Under Protest the whole way"
I fostered Cheto first then Grampy came along .... Grampy is also a pug-humanitarian .... He has helped his brother Cheto get over the horrible abuses he suffered. After I got Cheto and realized how traumatized he was I knew that I would need alot of help. Cheto would not be the pug he is today if not for the help, reassurances, and guidence he has received from Grampy and of course Princess Vala V .... too. Grampy supports pug rescue accross the USA and also rings the bell for the Salvation Army every year!!! He gets more donations than the humans do!!! : )
Harley the Grampy Pug is the MANPUG!!
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November 4th 2010 11:51 am
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It is with great sorrow that I finally write about Grampy going to the bridge were he is a pup again and feels no pain and can play with old and new pals.We were very lucky to have had Grampy in our live's for as long as we did. He had so many things that he loved camping, his dad and mom, sleeping with his brother and sister. He knew he was loved by many on dogster and at home. This is not goodbye we will meet again. I love you gramps!!!
January 24th 2008 8:51 am
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I have mom trained as you all know. I am up to my tricks again.... I only eat Wellness Senior with a little 95% about a tablespoon (microwaved) and mixed well in my kibbles. It is all nice n warm, I watch to the Bratz eat their kibble with no can >>> BOL BOL only a Grampy gets can!!! humph as it should be. After they get done they like to come over n look at mine.... So I growl and let them know Grampy eats when he is ready!!! So I sit there and look around, stare some at mom. She always say's Now Grampy eat your food!!! Yah talk to my paw lady I eat when I WANT!!!! If I drag it out some mom will go in my favorite place THE FRIG .... I loves Cheese , but only Velveeta none of that cheap stuff for Grampy I tell you!!! oooohhh or sum yummy meat!!!! aaaaaahhhh roast beef .... he he When she opens the door I cock my head you know looks real cute.... she pulls out my velveeta today and puts it on my food.... I look at her , look at my food ..... glare at the bratz ..... then head over to my food. I of course don't give away that I am excited to get my cheese... I sniff the outside of the bowl, then I sniff around the floor.... look at ma .... then eat my food..... Dad thinks I am spoiled he is sooooooooooooo jealous!!! He ain't got the moves of Grampy!!! So one day Dad decided to show me who was BOSS .... YEA WHATEVER DUDE .... so he say's he is going to feed us .... he fixes my food microwave n all ...... but NO CHEESE ..... HEY DUDE I WANT CHEESE ...... Mom is dying laughing cause he ain't showed me who is BOSS!!! I sit there stare at him, cock my head, humph no work ....so I walk off and turn with my butt facing DAD!!! Mom is rolling laughing by now...... Dad goes to ge my bowl n bring it to me.... I look at him like he is crazy.... duh no cheese!!! Dad waits 5 min then goes n gets my cheese... I am smart I hear the fridge door but don't move..... I hear the crinkle of my cheese wrapper.... still don't move or look... Dad comes over and puts my cheese in .... I look at him, look at my cheese, sniff it ..... Dad say's is that good enough for you, your royal highness .... See he is catching on... he is a little slow, maybe he was dropped at birth?? but hey what is a pug to do. See Once again GRAMPY PREVAILS !!!!
Moral of this Grampy tail is that if your human is a little slow, be patient they too can be trained. Remember positive reinforcement works best on them.
Harley the Grampy Pug
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January 23rd 2008 8:03 pm
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Hello Friends it is I, Harley the Grampy Pug. I simply have to tell you of my adventure today!!! Now you whipper snappers pay attn .... oh you think you are BADNESS and all .... However I have lived to be 16 yrs old and in my day we did things a little different.... Pugsident Irving knows what I am talking about... Well you see I do not appreciate when the peasants (Mom, Dad, Princess Vala V & Cheto) wake me up!!! HELLO PEOPLE I AM SLEEPIN HERE!!!
Well if you are going to wake me up it better be good I mean filet mingon good not hamburger good ... know what I mean??? Yes well you might know might not!! So next thing I know mom is making me and the brats out to potty!!! Is she cracked!!! HELLO 7AM here!!! How can I pee or you know at 7AM for gosh sakes!!! I kinds of stumble around pee on the tree with out falling over.... (that is a whole other story I tell you) ..... peesha anyways ....
Mom puts Princess & Cheto in their playpen ,.... ha ha ha you whipper snappers can't be trusted .... not like us ole timers we know how to train the peasants ... I Grampy Pug never ever get put in the paly pen!!! Yeah thats right!!! No pen for Grampy!!! humph ..So I know anytime the BRATZ go in the pen ..mommie is leaving .... so being the suave sophiscated Grampy I am ... I kinda perk up look cute for her ...you know so she sees me even better ... I think she needs those Bi-Focal things ... Oh wait that is me ... So Mom says to Dad out in garage where my SUV is kept.. (yupp kids Grampy's got a SUV) peasants bought it for me.... I let them use it every now n then... oh yeah back to my story ... she says to Dad that she is taken ME ... Ha more like I am takin her if you know what I mean!!! BOL ... Well I get my cool collar that LIZZ made for me my leash and a HOT GRAMPY VEST ..made by that MOM .... I am runnin plain crazy I tell legs going all over I got so pugcited I almost plum fell over!!! Mom had to catch me hold me in place so she could get my vest on!!! See vest in my house means a trip in the ride!!! WHOO HOO ... I of course manage to break free after I am properly clothed .... of course I haul booty over to the Princess & Cheto who in turn get really MAD cause Grampy is going not them!!! I laugh in their faces and head for my SUV .... Mom picks me up and off we go to get dad's goldwing outa the shop. It was wonderful I tell you.... Remember the filet Mingon part of this story ... yeah well the truck pulls into none other than DUNKIN DONUTS >..... Grampy RUN ON DUNKIN ...... Mom takes me for a walk while dad goes in to get the yummy's..... I do the Grampy bus so I can make room for a DONUT >... OOOOHHHH YUMMY .... DONUT ...... Dad comes strolling out with 2 drinks..... HELLO DONUT !!!! What is this !!!! OMP the injustice of it.... off again ... so we get dad where he needs to be mom is driving home again... I am plum steamed ... NO DONUT !!!! But I am Grampy I will make her pay!!!! Mom stops to talk to someone ... now is my chance she gets outa the truck to talk shuts the door .... ha ha truck is running ... I look yupp wallet, keys n cell phone, all windows up , all in the truck with me....So I put on a cute face up by the window and WHAAAAALLLAAAA I hit the door LOCKS!!! HA HAHA HA HA HA take that PEASANT .... Don't get me a DONUT will yah .... of course I am still lookin cute and innocent... The look of shock, horror and fear race acrosss her face.... OMP it was PRICELESS I TELL PRICELESS .... I could do a VISA commercial.... she is all oh Grampy, friend is like OMG what are you going to do... MOM could not remember one persons number cause the cell phone has names LOL .......Oh it get's better .... she tries to call me back to door to step on the locks again ... YAH LOSER that ain't going to work!!! HA HA bet you wish you had a DONUT NOW!!! I let her sweat about 5 min .... she got a dog treat from her friend .... yah like I will fall for that!!! PPPFFFTSSS ... Then she says Grampy if you come over here and hit the locks I will ttake you to get a DONUT ,,,,, I pug pinky promise the friends is like sure he understands you!!! I flip her friend the paw walk over to the window and put the window down .... Mom was like it is OK Grampy you are safe ... DUH lady get me my donut ....
NOW that is a well trained human!!! Take notes !!! This actually happened today n is a true story!!!
Harley the Grampy Pug
Hooman Trainer Extraordinare
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