Harpo


Silky Terrier
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Home:Atlanta Area, GA  [I have a diary!]  
Age: 9 Years   Sex: Male   Weight: 11-25 lbs

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Nicknames:
(UPDATED) Bear-Bear, Pooh, Honey Boy. Also, Buka-Buka, Boo Boo, Cuteness, Baby, StinkaMan

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

Sun Sign:
Quick Bio:
-purebred

Birthday:
August 29th 2004

Likes:
His Mama and Grandma; meeting new people; having his tummy rubbed, eating raw carrots, playing, riding in the car, laying in the sun

Pet-Peeves:
whole dog biscuits or treats - must be broken up!; dogs who don't get "permission" to walk on "his" turf; thunderstorms; the blender and the dust-buster

Favorite Toy:
A yellow tennis ball or his yellow Cooz

Favorite Food:
He loves baby carrots and Solid Gold lamb jerky! It's the only treat he swallows without chewing! [the jerky, not the carrots!]

Favorite Walk:
Around the neighborhood and in Chuck Camp Park; also loves walking fast along cement curbs!

Best Tricks:
Giving kisses on request; giving you his paw when asked (he's a "southpaw"); catching his tennis ball in his mouth (when bounced); shaking "Buster" on command

Arrival Story:
I fell in love with his little face and his playfulness at the pet store (he was 10 weeks old) . (This was before I knew better about possible problems with puppies from pet stores.) I had to wrap my brain around becoming a first-time dog owner! God led me to him, and vice versa. :-)

Bio:
When trying to think of a name for my male doggie, at first I was too serious. I thought about "Ali" (for Muhammad Ali), then "Mandela" (for Nelson). Too much pressure on a cute l'il guy. Then, still thinking about strength, I thought of Oprah ... but since that's a female name, Harpo came to mind ... for her production company and her EMPIRE! :-)

Forums Motto:
He's a funny little dude!

The Last Forum I Posted In:
where are you silkys??

I've Been On Dogster Since:
July 28th 2006 More than 7 years!

Rosette, Star and Special Gift History

Dogster Id:
356220


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Harpo's Adventures


I'm THREE now!

September 2nd 2007 4:39 pm
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Hi, everybody! Last week was a fun time ... My little sister and I had a birthday party on 8/25, since she turned one on 8/19, and I turned three on 8/29. Mommy decided to call it a "Lu-howl Barkday Pawty" and we invited our friends from our play groups. There were about 26 of us toy doggies there -- and we dressed up in flower leis, tropical shirts and hula outfits (the girls, of course!). We had a tasty doggie cake made with PB and bananas ... and we got a lot of presents from our nice friends. Mommy said it was fun, but not to get too used to it ... she said a party every year is a lot of work! But we get spoiled and treated special every day, anyway, so we're OK with that.:-) On my actual birthday, Mommy took Mimi and me to get our nails cut, then we went to the park before it got too hot outside. Later, I got presents from Mommy and Grandma (including a shirt that says "Mama's Boy" ... hey -- what does she mean by THAT??!!). I played with my new toys, and I also got to have some more of my birthday cake. Let's put it this way -- you'll pardon the expression ... my life doesn't suck ... LOL!

 

Wow ... a busy summer so far!

July 11th 2007 11:19 am
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Man, I've been so busy with play dates and stuff, I haven't had time to blog! I hate when that happens ... LOL! Went to a fun 'people' BBQ a couple weeks ago, but we doggies had two swimming pools to romp in. That was fun, 'cause it was reeallllyyy hot that day. This weekend my sister, Mimi LaBelle, and I are going to a doggie fair with games, treats AND birthday cake, 'cause it's our friends' Misu and Marley's birthdays. YUM!

 

The holidays are here ... So much activity!

December 18th 2006 10:25 am
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I'm still trying to figure out what this "Christmas" stuff is, but Mama took me to a party with my doggie friends and we exchanged presents! I got some fun stuff from Baxter in a red & white stocking that Mama's hiding from me until Christmas Day. :-)

Now yesterday, while I was out with my Grandma, my Mom brought home this new little white fuzzy thing. Don't know what she is, but she sure moves around a lot! I sniffed her and ran around with her a little bit, but I'm still not sure if I like her. Mom says she's a "Maltese" and she keeps calling her "Mimi."

I'll have to get back to you on how this whole deal goes ... If I decide I like her, maybe I'll let her stay. But she better get her own chewies, 'cause if she thinks she can eat mine, I'm not havin' it!

 
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