Boxer/American Pit Bull Terrier
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Home:Tobackyville, NC  [I have a diary!]  
Age: 10 Years   Sex: Female   Weight: 51-100 lbs

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   Leave a bone for Ella

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Quick Bio:
-mutt-dog rescue

Gotcha Date:
February 2nd 2008

January 5th 2007

Favorite Food:
I'm not picky, so um... EVERYTHING that fits in my mouth (except raw veggies - I will eat cooked veggies!). I once ate a whole loaf of bread.

Best Tricks:
Sit, Stay, Speak (woof), Gentle (treat), Shake (south paw only), High Five (more like High Ten w/ both paws), Up / Down, Bang (play dead), Dance (jump & twirl), Jump (go vertical), and Roll Over.

You've never met a sweeter doggie than me!!! My true personality comes out when the food comes out... I'll do anything for treats! I loooooove people, but not *all* people... as I am an excellent judge of character. I've only growly growled at two people in my life - the VP at momma's work (he's kinda slimey) and a contractor (whom we did not end up hiring). I'm a silly pup - I love to make you laugh and hearing you laugh makes me act even sillier!

Forums Motto:
snugglebear extraordinaire

Known Aliases:
Ella Bear, Ella D. Goodebear, Da Bear, Elanor G. Pooterschmidt, Elanor Gamgee Gardner Hamwich (full name)

How I Got Where I Came To Be:

Ella came into our lives as Hope. We had been scouring the pages of PetFinder for months - one look at that smile and we were hooked. We submitted an application to AARF, had a home visit, followed by a trial period which started on 1/11/08, which rolled into three weeks of peeing and pooing her way into our lives. We just couldn't part with her sweet personality and her ginormous head. Upon signing the adoption papers, Ella became an official part of the pack on 2/2/08

The first time I met my peeps, I was unruly, counter surfing, and drinking from the toilet - basically a wild ball of puppy energy running amok at their house. I could not / would not sit still. I was a big blurry ball of brown fur.

Soon-to-be momma brought out the chicken treats, and oh.my.dog!!! It was like, bullet time from The Matrix... everything went ultra sloooow motion and my eyes got all huuuuge, my ears went full alert, my badonkadonk went *bonk* on the floor, and my tail started wagging hard and furious.

It was love at first sight... with the chicken treats, that is! As for the peeps, I figured that any peeps that offer me chicken treats after I counter surfed and drank outta their toilet were alright by me. ;o) The bonding would come a few days later - after our first nap / snuggle session on the couch.

50 lbs of snugglebunny

Distinguishing Features:
Chocolate brindle coat with white tipped anklets, white tipped tail, white chest, and a white diamond shaped marking on the back of the neck (affectionately known as the "luggage tag"). It has also been noted that as a pup, I had an unusually large noggin.

Ella's Song by Sally Spring:

My Vids:
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My Pics:
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My Diary Entries:
Check out all my stories here!
(sorted by oldest first)

I Met My Peeps On:
January 2nd 2008

My Official Gotcha Day:
February 2nd 2008

Dog of the Day:
March 23rd, 2008
Diary Pick of the Day:
September 16th, 2008

Ella goes undercover on Catster:
Um, like, meow and stuff

I've Been On Dogster Since:
February 1st 2008 More than 9 years!

Rosette, Star and Special Gift History

Dogster Id:

Meet my family
Daisy (2004
♥ 2007)

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One 'Elluva Dog

Aww, man! Hi ho, hi ho...

April 25th 2014 12:55 pm
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It's my first vet visit in 2014
Not too bad considering I spent
the last three months of 2013
in and out of the vet's office
(cat bites, scratches, dew claw slicing, etc.)
and daddy's poor wallet got thinner and thinner!!

So here's the lowdown
on my low*down*area:
I gots pee pee problems
...again!! :o(

Do any of y'all take
cranberry supplements of any kind?
I'm wondering if we do that
on a daily basis
that it'll keep me from
getting so many pee pee problems.

But I'm feeling better...
the vet gave me a shot of antibiotics
and some meds to take
which means more food
cos I can't take meds
on an empty stomach
(isn't that the rule?)
Hee hee!! :o)


Wahoo! :o)

April 25th 2014 7:04 am
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Thanks Dogster HQ for selecting me
as a Diary Pick today... :o)
I'm back at work terrorizing Pal
and will give him some extra "attention"
so he won't feel so left out
that *HE* didn't get picked ;o)


Today was a goot day!

April 20th 2014 6:06 pm
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The day started off with breakfast
the usual kibble, of course,
but sprinkled with some pieces of texas toast.
What is texas toast?
Toast that is BIGGER!
Toast that is BETTER!
Cos everything is bigger and better texas-style!

The peeps went out
for Easter service
then daddy came home
and I was out and about
being a wild thang
while daddy weeded the yard.

Daddy and I took a brief nap
before momma came home
and took me out to the park!
We made many laps
before we headed home.

The peeps headed out for dinner
and came home with PICKLES
and ICE CREAM (no, nobody is preggers)
I snarfed down the pickles
and momma shared
the bottom part of her ice cream cone
and now I sleep.


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