Pet-of-the-Day - Meet Oakley
- May 5, 2020
One night Oakley was snoring so loud she woke herself up!
Your name: Kathy Kashner
Job title/department: Adjunct/ECE Mentor/Education
What kind of pet do you have (dog, cat, bird, etc.)? Dog-Beagle
What is your pet’s name? Oakley
How did you come up with this name? She came with this name from the rescue. We wanted to change her name but the kids were adamant in keeping it!
How old is your pet? 6
What is your pet’s gender? Female
Describe your pet in three words: Loving, dopey, snuggly
What is the thing your pet cannot live without? Human contact
Can your pet do tricks? If so, what? No
What is the best trick your pet has taught you? Can't think of any.
Do you have a nickname for your pet? Oak-pie, Oakmont
You know your pet is in a good mood when he/she does this: Wags her tail
Your pet’s favorite spot to hangout is: The couch
Favorite toy: "Flat rabbit" (a long rabbit with a squeaker in it).
One habit you would like to change: Scratching at the fridge, floor, walls when she wants to get fed
Does your pet prefer to play with people, or other animals? People
Does your pet like children? Yes
If you could ask your pet one question and they’d be able to answer it, what would it be? What was life like before she came to live with us? Oakley is a rescue and we are told she was used for breeding. She was kept in a cage, but was healthy (fed well and good muscle tone).
Can your pet read your emotions? Yes! Anytime one of us is sad she comes over to nuzzle us
Funniest moment you’ve had with your pet: One night she was snoring so loud she woke herself up!
What is the most rewarding aspect of owning your pet? Unconditional love
Additional comments: Oakley is from a rescue in the VA area (BREW: Beagle Rescue Education and Welfare).
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