Pogo


Labrador Retriever
Picture of Pogo, a male Labrador Retriever

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Home:Clovis, CA  
Age: 8 Years   Sex: Male   Weight: 51-100 lbs

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Nicknames:
Helper Dog

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

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Quick Bio:
-purebred-service dog

Birthday:
September 8th 2005

Likes:
Chasing a ball is his favorite activity followed closely by being my mobility assistance dog.

Pet-Peeves:
Any dog that thinks they are going to do something to assist me.

Favorite Toy:
Can you say "BALL"

Favorite Food:
Liver Lumps which are his homemade training treats.

Favorite Walk:
Any store, especially the grocery store where he not only pulls the childs sized shopping cart but gets specific items off the shelves for me.

Best Tricks:
All of his tasks that he does to assist me and that allow me to be a little more independant. His favorite one would have to be pushing my wheelchair.

Arrival Story:
I picked Pogo out to be my service dog candidate and brought him home when he was 8 weeks old. After several months of socialization and obedience training he was ready to begin learning the tasks that he would need to do to help me live a more independant life. He is the chosen one, my best friend, helper, confidant and the best buddy you could ever want.

Bio:
Pogo's mother was a dog that came from a very special young man who had been another son to me and my son's best friend since the 4th grade. Erik Telen was a gentle soul who chose to be a sheriff's deputy so that he could help those who were in need of protection. Unfortunately Erik was killed in the line of duty August 21, 2006. Pogo is like having a special part of Erik still in my life. Pogo will be the last of the pups from Erik's line as the mother dog died when Pogo was just 4 weeks old along with 4 of Pogo's litter mates.

The Groups I'm In:
California Service Dogs, Service Dogs Group, Service Dogs of Northern California

I've Been On Dogster Since:
March 29th 2008 More than 6 years!

Rosette, Star and Special Gift History

Dogster Id:
762156


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