Update on Jill

Update on Jill

Adopted: December, 2017

Dog’s former name: Jill

What are the best things about your dog?
Jilly is the best cuddler; she knows exactly when you need cheering up. She’s so good with people and loves going new places. She really is the best dog ever (no matter how many times she fishes the dog food can out of the recycling).

Tell us about your dogs favorite activities, sports or training:
Jill has successfully completed Level 1 Obedience with the Canine Coach and has also participated in lure coursing and agility. Jill LOVES to run. We have an attachment for bikes and Jill can pull us around town all day long. She loves working and being given something to do.

Do you have any extraordinary adventures or accomplishments?
Jill was a parade walker for a local politician and won over the hearts of the town and helped her friend get re-elected to a local City Council.

How do people react to your “pit bull”?
We’ve had mostly positive reactions. Jill loves people and wants pets from everyone. As soon as they see how loving she is they can’t help but say “awwwww”.

Does your dog have any nicknames?
Jilly, Jilly Bean, Jillster, Doggo, Pup Pup

FAST FIVE with Jill

  1. Food: Piggy or picky? Piggy! She is a hoover dog for sure!
  2. Dog beds: Sleep on or unstuff? It depends. Sleep on but if the bed insults her she’ll decide it needs shredding.
  3. Travel: Car rides or car sick? CAR RIDES ALL DAY EVERY DAY
  4. Water: No way or splash all day? Kiddie pool: yes; rain: NO; lake: haven’t decided yet
  5. Seasons: A day in the sun or a day in the snow? A day in the sun! She is a warm weather girl.

Submitted by Winter K.

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Update on Ursula

Update on Ursula

Adopted: November, 2017

Dog’s former name: Ursula

What are the best things about your dog?
We love everything about Ursula. She is sweet, playful, sensitive, and brave. She’s great!

Tell us about your dogs favorite activities, sports or training:
Ursula loves wrestling with her dad and other dogs. She likes chewing on tennis balls but not retrieving them. She’s also a world class cuddler.

Do you have any extraordinary adventures or accomplishments?
Ursula is an enthusiast for the great outdoors. She loves hiking and camping, but not riding in the car to the trailhead.

How do people react to your “pit bull”?
They say “that’s a pit bull?”

Does your dog have any nicknames?
Little bear

FAST FIVE with Ursula

1. Food: Piggy or picky? Piggy

2. Dog beds: Sleep on or unstuff? Sleep on (mostly)

3. Travel: Car rides or car sick? Car sad

4. Water: No way or splash all day? Splash all day

5. Seasons: A day in the sun or a day in the snow? Snow; she doesn’t like being hot

Submitted by Zachary H.

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Update on Charley

Update on Charley

Adopted: November, 2017

Dog’s former name: Arista (little mermaid litter)

What are the best things about your dog?
Charley is a very independent, loving, and playful member of our family.

Tell us about your dogs favorite activities, sports or training:
She is a pro at destroying any toy with stuffing. Charley also loves anything that her brother Bo (SAB alum 2013) is playing with or chewing on.

Do you have any extraordinary adventures or accomplishments?
Charley was top of her level 1 training class at River Valley vet.

How do people react to your “pit bull”?
They don’t realize she is a pit bull unless you tell them. We have changed perceptions of what a pit bull is with many people.

Does your dog have any nicknames?
Charley Girl, ‘Weasel’, ‘Charlotte Jeanne’, ‘Charlotte Jean Weasel’

FAST FIVE with Charley 

1. Food: Piggy or picky? Picky

2. Dog beds: Sleep on or unstuff? Sleep – just found her the perfect bed that she loves

3. Travel: Car rides or car sick? Car rides but whines a lot

4. Water: No way or splash all day? Water!

5. Seasons: A day in the sun or a day in the snow? Both! Any day to play outside is a good day.

Submitted by Jaime A.

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Update on Ash

Update on Ash

Adopted: November 25, 2017

Dog’s former name: Ash

What are the best things about your dog?
She is friendly, loves to cuddle, playful and very talkative.

Tell us about your dogs favorite activities, sports or training:
She likes to walk through the neighborhood or around the lake. She also plays with the tennis balls and is learning to return and drop.

How do people react to your “pit bull”?
She’s adored by everyone in the neighborhood including all her puppy pals.

FAST FIVE with Ash 

1. Food: Piggy or picky? Picky

2. Dog beds: Sleep on or unstuff? Sleeps in my bed with me

3. Travel: Car rides or car sick? Doesn’t like the car

4. Water: No way or splash all day? Not so much

5. Seasons: A day in the sun or a day in the snow? Loves the sun

Submitted by Anne

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Update on Lola

Update on Lola

Adopted: March 21, 2017

Dog’s former name: Lola

What are the best things about your dog?
Lola is a fast learner, a super cuddler, gives great good morning wake up kisses and has no problem sharing her house with us!

Tell us about your dogs favorite activities, sports or training:
She just finished with intermediate obedience and passed just great. Her dad however would like to repeat it in January and then possibly work towards becoming a therapy dog. She loves swimming, walks, going to the dog park, camping, playing with her fur buddy Finley, and digging.

Do you have any extraordinary adventures or accomplishments?
She got to go on a camping trip with the local Boy Scout troop and that was the best! Hiking to a waterfall, roaming around the campsite off lead (she never lets us get out of sight as long as there are no other dogs around), sitting by the fire, eating breakfast bacon, and most importantly, warning everyone about the raccoons at 3am while resting on dad!

How do people react to your “pit bull”?
They have a hard time believing that she is one of “those” dogs.

Does your dog have any nicknames?
We call her Miss Lola St. Clair when she is playing a little to hard with Ember our family cat.

FAST FIVE with Lola

1. Food: Piggy or picky? Picky

2. Dog beds: Sleep on or unstuff? Unstuff all the way!

3. Travel: Car rides or car sick? Car rides

4. Water: No way or splash all day? Splash all day and all night

5. Seasons: A day in the sun or a day in the snow? Yep!

Submitted by Michael H.

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