Pet-of-the-Day - Meet Oakley

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  • 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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