Pet-of-the-Week - Meet Jerry
- 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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