Pet-of-the-Week - Meet Brixton

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  • August 31, 2020

Brixton loves to chew and his favorite toy is shoes!

Your name:       Matt Bartholomew 
Job title/department:     Associate Professor, Counseling 

What kind of pet do you have (dog, cat, bird, etc.)?       Frenchton (French Bulldog/Boston Terrier) 

What is your pet’s name?     Brixton 

How did you come up with this name?    We saw the name as a clothing line a while back and thought it would be a cool name for a boy dog. 

How old is your pet?  8 weeks, as of April 21. We picked him up Saturday, April 18. 

What is your pet’s gender?   Male 

Describe your pet in three words:    Spunky, playful, sweet 

What is the thing your pet cannot live without?     Chewing 

Can your pet do tricks? If so, what?     Not yet. He did roll over once but that was really by accident because he is learning how to run. 

What is the best trick your pet has taught you?      Patience and don't leave your shoes out! 

Do you have a nickname for your pet?   Brixy Boy, Brix Man, Sir BrixingtonThe Lord of Lilac. 

You know your pet is in a good mood when he/she does this:   Romps around the house and jumps up to gives kisses 

Your pet’s favorite spot to hangout is:   Our laps 

Favorite toy:   Any pair of shoes he can find 

One habit you would like to change:    His love for chewing anything other than his toys. 

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?    Who is your favorite person in the house? 

Can your pet read your emotions?     So far yes, we know when he gets moody to keep our hands away because he snips a lot. 

Funniest moment you’ve had with your pet:     When we gave him a bath for the first time. His reaction to the hairdryer was classic. 

What is the most rewarding aspect of owning your pet?   It has been amazing seeing my two kids enjoy him and take responsibility with him. He has been a huge lift to our family in these uncertain times.  

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