Pet-of-the-Day - Meet Ryder

  • General
  • May 4, 2020

Ryder is a 70lb baby dubbed the "dog blanket" when he sits on his owners!

Your name:       Stacie Feil

Job title/department:     Information Services Assistant/Library

What kind of pet do you have (dog, cat, bird, etc.)?       Dog - Golden Retrieve

What is your pet’s name?     Ryder

How did you come up with this name?    My husband and daughter chose the name.  At that time, the family was starting a new chapter in our lives and we have to remember to enjoy the "Ryde."

How old is your pet?  2 years old

What is your pet’s gender?   Male

Describe your pet in three words:    Rambunctious, loving, and cuddly

What is the thing your pet cannot live without?     Attention, touch, and lots of kisses

Can your pet do tricks? If so, what?     He understands general obedience commands and is a good listener. My daughter taught him to give hugs on command. Best trick of all is that he can make food disappear in two seconds!!

What is the best trick your pet has taught you?      He places his head on the sofa which is an indication for you to move your feet so he can have his "spot."

Do you have a nickname for your pet?   Baby, bubba, doggo, and mama's boy.

You know your pet is in a good mood when he/she does this:   He prances around the room and wags his tail to the point where his entire butt is wiggling.

Your pet’s favorite spot to hangout is:   Sofa or my daughter's bed

Favorite toy:   Retrieving dummies

One habit you would like to change:    5:30am wake-up call

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?    Are you sad when the family leaves you home alone?

Can your pet read your emotions?     Definitely, he can make you laugh when you are upset!!

Funniest moment you’ve had with your pet:     He is a 70 pound baby full of love that needs to be on top of you. We have so lovingly dubbed it "dog blanket" when he sits on you.

What is the most rewarding aspect of owning your pet?   The companionship and unconditional love he gives all day!

If you want to see YOUR pet in the spotlight, fill out the form and be sure to send a photo or two!