Meet Stella

Stella barked at her new Frisbee for half an hour before touching it!

Meet Stella

 Your name:   Wendi Achey

 Job title/department:   Professor Business/ Marketing

 What is your dog’s name?   Stella

 How old is your dog?   9 weeks when this form was submitted on October 18

 Pure breed or mixed mutt?   Pure Bred - Border Collie

 What is your dog’s gender?   Female

 Describe your dog in three words:  Sweet, social and playful

 What is the thing your dog cannot live without?   She cannot live without human affection and her chew toys. :)

 Can your dog do tricks? If so, what?   She likes to play "ready, set, go" running games.

 What is the best trick your dog has taught you?   We taught her to ring a bell we have hanging on the door to tell us when she has to go outside.

 Does your dog enjoy bath time?   Yes

 You know your dog is in a good mood when he/she does this:    She is in a good mood when she wags her tale and jumps around playfully.

 Your dog’s favorite spot to hangout is:   She likes to hangout anywhere we are.

 Favorite toy:   Her tennis ball.

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

 Does your dog like children?   yes

 If you could ask your dog one question and they’d be able to answer it, what would it be?    What are you thinking?

 Can your dog read your emotions?    Yes

 Funniest moment you’ve had with your dog:   She's a puppy, so every day brings us a unique funny moment. One particular funny moment is when we gave her a "dog Frisbee". At first she was afraid of it, then barked at it for a half hour as she tried to approach it sitting on the floor. Finally, she became brave enough to touch it and then began shaking it and throwing it.

 What is the most rewarding aspect of owning your dog? The companionship of having a dog and introducing her to new things.

 Additional Comments: Stella's first visit to Monocacy Creek was fun to watch her approach the water and explore it. She clearly does not like rain/ water, but was intrigued with the creek.