Likes: Meeting everyone when Mama takes her for a walk, playing with as many toys as she can, playing frisbee with Papa
Pet-Peeves: Thunderstorms is the #1 pet peeve. Also, not being able to meet people. She has a unique way of voicing her displeasure to her "Mama."
Favorite Toy: Squeaky toys, i.e. ducks, mouse, otter, or just about anything soft that she can carry in her mouth.
Favorite Food: Anything in the treat category.
Favorite Walk: Central Bark, playing frisbee in the back yard.
Best Tricks: Shake hands, lie down, speak and wagging her tail on command. Hershey is becoming a master at catching treats without jumping for them.
Arrival Story: We got Hershey through a breeder in Maine that we found on line. She was eight weeks old when she came to live with us in Connecticut. It was pouring rain the day we got her. She is a great family pet.
Bio: We have another miniature schnauzer in the family. Her name is Kaci (pronounced Casey). Kaci lives in New Hampshire with her Mama (my husband's mother). There is an age gap of almost a year and a half between the two dogs. Kaci is the older of the two. The two of them have become the best of friends. Kaci also was with us when we brought Hershey home.
Hershey is a great family pet. Unlike Kaci who can be very hyperactive at times, Hershey is very calm. When she gets excited her tail spins around like a top and her back end hydroplanes. She does not have a mean bone in her body.
Dogster Dog of the Day May 29, 2010
PDPC Royal Member of the Day October 30, 2012 and February 4, 2013
Starting New Year's Day, we will have a house guest. As some of you may know, Mama has taken care of my "aunt's" dog, Jessy. She is almost two years old now. She also does not have to use the crate in her house. This will be the first time Mama will be taking care of her without the crate which could be interesting.
Jessy will be staying with us for two weeks. Mama and I are hoping that the weather will cooperate so we can get to go out for walks. But she cannot walk the two of us together because Jessy is twice my size.
Stay tuned for some new adventures with Jessy, my partner in crime.
Kaci and I spent two weeks together. We had tons of fun and ran around the house, looked out the picture window and played with a lot of toys. We also got in a few walks when the weather cooperated. We even looked out the picture window together a couple of times. Kaci was so excited to see her Mama after she was visiting with her sister that she sprained one of her front legs.
Mama and Grammy do not how Kaci hurt herself except that she loves jumping on and off the furniture. I jump from furniture too just differently.
Now I am able to rule the picture window by myself and Kaci is definitely looking out all of the windows at her house.
Mama and Papa spent Thanksgiving making the rounds in Rhode Island. They first traveled to Warwick and then to North Smithfield. Kaci and I stayed home. We are not allowed to go to the complex that Papa's aunt lives in. Half of the apartments allow cats and half allow dogs. Since she has a cat we can't even go and visit her. Bummer!
But Kaci and I were glad when they came home. We had fun jumping on them with their hands full of leftovers of turkey with all the trimmings.
But Mama says that this part of celebrating Thanksgiving was the best part. Mama was having fun with Jessy who remembered her from the previous visits at our house. Jessy proceeded to try to "counter surf" some of the turkey and get a taste of cheesecake which was on the dining room table. She also "helped" around the house by washing the dishes after everyone had eaten. She could not stop laughing at Jessy's antics. Kaci and I are definitely too small to "counter surf" and get food that way.