Meet Dillon and Kaylee

Dillon and Kaylee act like a married couple!

Dillon and Kaylee

 Your name:   David A. Ruth, Ph.D.

 Job title/department:   Chief of Staff / Office of the President

 What is your dog’s name?   Dillon and Kaylee

 How old is your dog?   D-5; K-8

 Pure breed or mixed mutt?   Pure breed Golden Retrievers

 What is your dog’s gender?   D-male; K-female

 Describe your dog in three words:   D- Playful, energetic, clumsy; K- lovable, affectionate, loyal

 What is the thing your dog cannot live without?    Each other! They were rescued as a pair and have never been separated since Dillon was born. They are not related. They act like a married couple!

 Can your dog do tricks? If so, what?   Retrieve, sit, lay down, and sing on command

 What is the best trick your dog has taught you?   Nudging!

 Do you have a nickname for your dog?   Dillon - Dilly Pickle; Kaylee - Kaylee Pickle

 Does your dog enjoy bath time?  Loves the water! Can't get them out of the pool! So, yes, loves bath time

 You know your dog is in a good mood when he/she does this:    wags tail, hops around

 Your dog’s favorite spot to hangout is:   Dillon - any place that has water; Kaylee - by me! (never leaves my side)

 Favorite toy:   Dillon - Ball; Kaylee - Stick (see picture)

 One habit you would love to change:   Dillon - nudging; Kaylee - begging

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

 Does your dog like children?   Loves them!

 If you could ask your dog one question and they’d be able to answer it, what would it be?    Do you really like being in that kennel together?!

 Can your dog read your emotions?    Yes

 Funniest moment you’ve had with your dog:   Kaylee -- Sitting in the dash of the motorhome as we travel down the road; Dillon - playing with sand crabs on the beach at the Outer Banks

 What is the most rewarding aspect of owning your dog?   unconditional love!