Meet Ryder

Ryder is a pro at herding people!

Meet Ryder

 Your name:   Marco Anglesio

 Job title/department:   Assoc. Director, Institutional Analytics

 What is your dog’s name?   Ryder

 How old is your dog?   9

 Pure breed or mixed mutt?   Australian Cattle Dog

 What is your dog’s gender?   Male

 Describe your dog in two words:   Playful, intense

 What is the thing your dog cannot live without?    Tennis balls

 Can your dog do tricks? If so, what?   High five, hang ten, and catching a Frisbee until he can't even move.

 What is the best trick your dog has taught you?   Herding people is much easier than herding animals.

 Do you have a nickname for your dog? Brainless animal

 Does your dog enjoy bath time?  Yes

 You know your dog is in a good mood when he/she does this:    Puts a tennis ball on my lap and looks longingly into my eyes.

 Your dog’s favorite spot to hangout is:   On the couch

 Favorite toy:   Tennis balls

 One habit you would love to change:   Herding people

 Does your dog prefer to play with people, or other dogs?    People

 Does your dog like children?   Absolutely

 Can your dog read your emotions?    Yes

 Funniest moment you’ve had with your dog:   When our toddler crawled into his crate - then kicked him out so she could explore

 What is the most rewarding aspect of owning your dog?  Having a dog who's completely focused on playing and working for every moment he's awake.