Finnegan (Finn)


West Highland White Terrier
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Home:Falls Church, VA  [I have a diary!]  
Age: 8 Years   Sex: Male   Weight: 11-25 lbs


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Nicknames:
Mr. Finnegan, Finn, Finnie, The Finn-miester, Bubba-Joe

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

Quick Bio:
-purebred-dog rescue

Birthday:
July 8th 2006

Likes:
Water, Chewing on Dory and Following his Mom & Dad around

Pet-Peeves:
Being ignored by any person or other dog! Skyler stealing his toys

Favorite Toy:
His Santa Head that came with him from his foster home

Best Tricks:
Sit, stay, down, roll-over, High Paws, sit-up, jumping up in Daddy's arms, Bang-then playing dead

Arrival Story:
Finn came to us through Westie Rescue. He came from a puppy mill in Pennsylvania. This is his story before he joined our family: Finn’s WestieMed History We found out about Finn through a Westie Rescue email a few days before Woodie died, but nothing was known about him or the 4 adults coming with him. A few weeks after Woodie died I met Finn at a Westie Fun match in Maryland. He was an adorable little spitfire as he ran across the show ring and I ran to catch him. I inquired about adoption and his health was still questionable and when he did get better, they had a home in mind for him. I kind of forgot about Finn and our puppy search wasn't going well as I had hopes for a Westie puppy before Christmas. It seemed January was our best case for getting one from a breeder. On 11/26 I got an email from Finn's foster mom inquiring if we were still interested in adopting a puppy - specifically Finn! On that Thursday we took Rook and Skyler out to Ann & Phil's house in Maryland to meet him. It went well and we fell in love with the little guy. After several emails, Ann & Phil delivered him to our house on 12/3 and he fit in perfectly. Within about an hour it was like he was born into our family. We just love him to death!

Forums Motto:
You just have to love me! I insist!

The Last Forum I Posted In:
Tuesday- Oct 16

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I've Been On Dogster Since:
December 3rd 2006 More than 7 years!

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Dogster Id:
433436


Meet my family
Kelsey
(1994-2005)
WoodieSkyler 1996 -
2009
Rook
DoryJessie

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Adventures of the White Tornado


I'm now 5!

July 20th 2011 8:20 pm
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Where does the time fly!!! At age 5 I'm still a little spit-fire. I got groomed the other day and Luke our groomer thinks I'd make a good therapy dog for both humans and other dogs. Dory has me to thank for her super personality (If I do say so myself!). Now if I could only convince her and Rook that summer storms ain't no big deal.

I had a blast a month ago going to Cape May to meet-up with some of my Westies Unite friends. Dory, Benny & Riley and Ms. Susie came with us. We got to ride a big ferry boat across the water to get there. Going was fun, but coming back was a bit bumpy.

The party continued when my good friends Bella and Icky stopped in for a while and stayed here at the house with us while my mommy took their mom's around DC.

Hugs and kisses all around.
Finnie

 

Today I'm 4!

July 8th 2010 9:32 pm
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Wow - I can't believe it has been a year since I last posted something in my diary! I've been busy since my last birthday with me supervising the construction on our house.

2010 so far has had some strange weather - though I did love those freaky snowstorms in February. Normally I only see that kind of snow when we go to Grammy and 'Bob's'*.

I'm glad I got a new pool for my birthday since we went from a winter wonderland to equator hot. Every night I love it when Mommy waters the flowers and lets me play with the hose!

Birthdays are still great! I get rosettes and well wishes. I also got a new stuffed toy and some treats that I'm sure I'll have to share with Dory and Rook, but they are my buds so I don't mind. One good thing - those two landlubbers don't like the hose or the pool, so anything to do with water is mine, mine, mine!!

Happy birthday to me again!
Finn

*(Sadly my gramp Bob passed away in May. I loved him - he'd always sneak me food under the table, though I did bark at him alot when he had his hat on.)

 

Today I'm 3!

July 8th 2009 8:17 pm
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I just love my birthday (even though Dory feels the need to try all my treats and steal all of my toys!) I get stars and rosettes from my many Dogster friends. I gets gifts and most importantly FROSTY PAWS! Tonight I got to share my boxes of Frosty Paws with Dory, Rook and my best friends/neighbors Misha and Spencer.

Mommy feels like it was just yesterday when I came to live with her, Daddy, Skyler & Rook right before Christmas in 2006. I was just a baby and now I'm almost all grown up. (She thinks/hopes I'll never grow-up because I'm perpetually in motion and greet each day like it is a new adventure!)

Though we lost my best bud Skyler a few months ago, and even though I'm a Westie, his Border Collie spirit lives on in me anytime a hose comes out. He taught me the super fun art of water play at a very young age. He also taught me the importance of herding! I sure miss my big brother.

Well off to play with my new stuffed beaver, beer mug and flamingo - that is if I can get them away from Dory! Just she wait until her birthday in a few weeks!

Happy 3rd birthday to me! Everyday should be my birthday!!!!
Finnie

 
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