Common Name: Hershey
Full Name: Hershey Louise (Only used when I’m upset)
Nicknames: Puppa, Hershey Belle, Love
Gotcha Date: April 14, 2009 (Approx. 6mo. of age)
Gotcha Method: Shelter adoption event at pet store.
Breed: Labrabull (Lab/Pit Mix)
Distinguishing Features: White toes, white chest with small brown spot.
Favorite Activities: Walks (on a harness), pulls (collar only), going to the dog park, eating, chewing, going to the river, going to the beach, rough and tumble play, bitey face, digging massive dens.
Favorite Chew Items: dog beds, pillows, covers, socks.
Favorite Legitimate Chew Items: Toys with stuffing (which are rapidly unstuffed), Toys with squeakers (rapidly desqueaked), rope toys (the only ones which survive more than a few days.)
Known Issues: Unknown men, known men who act unexpectedly or are holding something unusual, a too keen interest in cats met on walks, reactivity towards other dogs while on leash.
Resolved Issues: Abject terror at anything stick-like, but especially brooms being held by anyone. It took about two years of praise, love, treats and incredible bravery on her part to get to where I can sweep the house while she dozes on the couch.
Known Joys: Seeing friends, Hearing me come home, going for a drive.