Pet-of-the-Week - Meet Ted

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  • August 24, 2020

Ted is athletic, funny and honest!

Your name:       Lauren Loeffler

Job title/department:     VP Workforce Development and Community Education

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

What is your pet’s name?     Ted

How did you come up with this name?    He started out as Teddy when I got him - I shortened - better reflects his personality!

How old is your pet?  24

What is your pet’s gender?   Male

Describe your pet in three words:    Athletic - funny - honest

What is the thing your pet cannot live without?     An endless stream of treats.

Can your pet do tricks? If so, what?     Many advanced riding moves that take a long time to learn.

What is the best trick your pet has taught you?      How to be patient.

Do you have a nickname for your pet?   Ted is as short as a name gets!

You know your pet is in a good mood when he/she does this:   Sighs and leans his head against me.

Your pet’s favorite spot to hangout is:   A grassy field with his friend Kiki, another 24 year old horse.

Favorite toy:   Any carrot available.

One habit you would like to change:    The occasional nip on my sleeve when he feels like playing - dangerous!

Does your pet prefer to play with people, or other animals?    Both.

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 do you see that I don't that scares you some days?

Can your pet read your emotions?     Yes.

Funniest moment you’ve had with your pet:     Every time I see him this character does something funny

What is the most rewarding aspect of owning your pet?   His respect and the fact that he lets me ride him - at 1100 pound he doesn't have to.

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