Zeus (1995-2004)


Akita
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Home:Cape Town, South Africa  [I have a diary!]  
Sex: Male   Weight: 51-100 lbs

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Nicknames:
Zeus-a-muffin, Zeusey, Big Man, Hamster Head

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

Quick Bio:
-purebred-dog rescue

Gotcha Date:
April 14th 1999

Likes:
Treats, riding in the car, treats, sleeping, treats, long walks, playing in the snow, did I mention treats??

Pet-Peeves:
Thunderstorms, fireworks, van-type vehicles, the rain, vegetables, his sister sometimes

Favorite Toy:
Tennis balls

Favorite Food:
Anything human but especially Italian or Chinese!

Favorite Walk:
Anywhere as long as it's long and far!

Best Tricks:
Trying to fake dad out.."No really, I DIDN'T just get walked by mom! I swear!"

Arrival Story:
We adopted Zeus (or rather, he adopted us!) from the Center for Animal Care & Control in Brooklyn, NY, in April of 1999, and the rest is history =) We didn't know about his past or even what his original name was; we only knew that he was about four years old.

Bio:
Zeus gave us five wonderful years and more love than we thought was ever possible. He died of bloat on September 24, 2004.

The Groups I'm In:
Akitas and Friends, Rainbow Bridge Angel Babies

The Last Forum I Posted In:
if you would like wings

I've Been On Dogster Since:
August 20th 2004 More than 10 years!

Rosette, Star and Special Gift History

Dogster Id:
64364


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Zeus-a-Muffin


November 29, 2013--The day after Thanksgiving

November 29th 2013 3:11 pm
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Thank you to everybody who gave Zeus virtual Thanksgiving treats!! He always loved Thanksgiving… it meant turkey and all the trimmings at Grandma's house!

 

September 29, 2013--Dogster Diary Pick!!

September 30th 2013 7:39 pm
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Tank yew to everybody at Dogster for having me be a diary pick today!!!

 

September 24, 2013--Funny thoughts

September 24th 2013 11:27 am
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As difficult as today is, part of me can't help remembering the funny times, like when Zeus had his first Christmas with us and he went to hike up on the tree (he didn't pee, though lol). Or when the neighbor's cat wouldn't stop using underneath our deck as a litter box, so he hiked up on his head. (That time, he *did* pee.) Or during the winters when he'd have to climb the highest snow banks and mark his territory on top of them. Enough time has gone by with him so that I laugh at the funny times more than cry at how much I miss him.

 
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