Pet-of-the-Week - Meet Jerry

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  • July 20, 2020

Jerry insists on having his daily massages!

Your name:       Sallie Urffer

Job title/department:     Allied Health

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

What is your pet’s name?     Jerry

How did you come up with this name?    He responded multiple times to Kramer when he yelled Jerry on the TV show the first day I rescued him

How old is your pet?  2.5

What is your pet’s gender?   Male

Describe your pet in three words:    He LOVES balls

What is the thing your pet cannot live without?     His ball

Can your pet do tricks? If so, what?     He opens the door for the neighbor’s dog to come in the house to play! Otherwise he can catch almost every ball thrown at him!

What is the best trick your pet has taught you?      Patience

Do you have a nickname for your pet?   Buddy

You know your pet is in a good mood when he/she does this:   He’s always in a good mood. His ears will stand up when he’s super interested in something. They also lay flat on his head when on a walk....I call it going aero!

Your pet’s favorite spot to hangout is:   My bed

Favorite toy:   Ball

One habit you would like to change:    How excited he gets when he meets new people

Does your pet prefer to play with people, or other animals?    Other dogs with a dash of people thrown in

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?    Does he want a sister

Can your pet read your emotions?     Yes, his ears are a dead give away

Funniest moment you’ve had with your pet:     Every day is a bowlful of fun! He sleeps with his ball in his mouth. But he loves his head massaged and grabs my hand with his paws to keep me there!

What is the most rewarding aspect of owning your pet?   He is an 85 pound lap dog that needs to cuddle before and after bed with a neck and back massage.....I’d love that too!

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