Nicknames: Little Guy, Cuddle Bug, Billy Goat, Winston Under Foot, Winston In and Out, Canine Cleanup Crew, Weaselly Winston, Waggy Winston
Birthday: October 15th 2005
Likes: Climbing, Playing with Kipper, Eating off your plate, Barking at everyone
Pet-Peeves: People and dogs who walk in front of HIS house, When Kipper won't play, When you won't give him any food off your plate, Stepping in pee!, Not being able to go upstairs
Favorite Toy: Anything plush and squeaky- especially Mr. Beaver!, His brother Kipper, Anything Kipper has
Favorite Food: Cesar Canine Cuisine, Mummy's sweet potatoes and edamame, Broccoli, anything really
Favorite Walk: Everywhere, In and out the doggy door, Running circles in the back yard, All around the neighborhood
Best Tricks: Sit- my only trick, but it gets me wots of tweats :) *update: I now know how to shake, too! = more tweats!!! **update: I can now go down and roll over, too! BWING ON DA TWEATS!!!
Arrival Story: We took Winston in as a foster dog for Wee Rescue, and we quickly fell in love with him! He gets along great with our other dogs and has settled in nicely. It's like he's been here all the time. Although Winston is a Shih Tzu, he reminds us of our beloved Lhasa Apso Biscuit in coloring and mannerisms- most importantly, Winston's potty trained and does not go potty in the house! Kipper has been really sad since Biscuit passed, but Winston has made Kipper smile and play again! And, boy, does he like to play!
Bio: Winston is quite an active pup! He is running around the house all the time! He loves running in and out the doggy door and runs laps around the back yard! His new favorite thing to do is to bring nature inside! He drags these branches in from the yard through the doggy door and thrashes the branches and pulls all the leaves off. We're always finding leaves everywhere!
Winston also loves being high up, and he climbs and jumps on everything. He is quite affectionate and is always following us around under foot (and lying on our feet!) and continually asking to be picked up and cuddled. Winston has not turned down any food item offered to him- he even likes vegetables, unlike his siblings- and always licks his plate clean, as well as licking up any drops or spills left by him or the other dogs.
Well, Mummy finally bwought home our new Maltese sister!
I wasn't sure what to fink, since my last Maltese sister didn't wike me much! Hrrrmmmmph! Crumpet used to bark at me a wot and wouldn't let me sit on da couch! She was da bossiest! And I wike sleeping in Crumpet's pwincess bed! No wonder she neber gave it up- it's comfy!
I had to check out my new sister! Her name is Tidbit- it even sounds kinda wike Crumpet! Hrrrmmmph! Sniff! Sniff! Sniff! Better follow her awound a bit. Hmmmm ... she seems otay ... she doesn't bark at me ... she wikes to eat ... maybe I'll just lie down wif her fur a wittle bit ... ZZZZZZZZ ... she's nice to sleep wif ... I guess she'll be otay!
Der I was going in and out and in and out da doggy door wike I normally do when I got an owie! :(
I ran inside da house and Mummy and Daddy stopped what dey were doing and stared at me! "Winsty, are you limping? Is dat blood on your paw?" dey asked. I was scooped up at once and my paw washed in da sink. I whined a wittle, but I knew dey were twying to help me, so I didn't snap or grrrr!
After my paw got washed, I was still bleeding, so Daddy whisked me to da vet while Mummy stayed behind wif Kipper. Paw Kip was pounding and clawing at da door after I left! Mummy finks maybe Kipper smelled da blood and was finking about what happened to Crumpet, but Mummy sed Kipper wouldn't settle down until I got back home! ***Dat big bwudder does care about me!***
Anyhoo, I was bery good at da vet! I let da dogtor wook at my paw and eben stick a thermometer you know where wifout a fuss! Da dogtor kept going on and on about how good I was! ***Was I DAT BAD before?*** Da dogtor sed I had a cut, but it alweady stopped bleeding and dat I was gonna be fine, and she gave me some antibiotics. I thought dat was dat until she talked to Daddy in a stern voice about my weight! Mummy had told Daddy dat I seemed a wot heavier lately, but Daddy didn't fink too much about it- until da dogtor sed I was 17 lbs. 14 oz! OMD! I gained almost 2 lbs! Daddy sed dat 4 letter word- DIET! Yikes!
But at least I get CHEESE fur a week wif my antibiotics before dat diet starts! ;)
And Mummy snuggled wif me on da couch while Kipper kept a close eye on me. It's nice being wuf'ed! :)
Fanks to all my furiends fur da nice pressies and pwayers! I and Mummy weally appweciate it!
My pal Sedona, da amazon wawwior pwincess, tagged me! I'm supposed to say 7 fings I wuf about ME!
1. I ♥ dat Mummy lets me get away wif stuff 'cuz I'm sooo cute! HEHEHE
2. I ♥ dat I'm da baby bwudder, so I'm not supposed to know better! HEE HEE!
3. I ♥ dat I got a BIG BELLY to fill full of all my fabowite food!
4. I ♥ dat I got a big bwudder to mess wif! I wike chewing on his ears and tail to make him play wif me! ;) It works!
5. I ♥ dat I'm not too big to fit through da doggy door! In and Out, In and Out, In and Out ...
6. I ♥ dat sometimes Mummy and Daddy don't secure da gate, and I can RUN upstairs!
7. I ♥ dat I hab so many furiends and pawmily who WUF me! ♥