My pet’s breed/species:
Unknown: both of my boys are rescues.
When my dog, Silver, passed away, I was heartbroken because I grew up with her and she was my best friend. Since she was in a wheelchair for the last two years of her life, I told myself I would only own rescued animals. I found Leo at a PetSmart adoption and he was the exact opposite of the type of dog I was looking for, but I didn’t care. He was the one, and I knew that puppy was going home with me. A few weekends later, I took Leo to PetSmart to get his Halloween picture taken and there was an adoption event going on. I spotted this adorable, long haired, black puppy and I just had to have him! I fostered Ziggy for a week to make sure he got along with Leo and my brother’s cats. Now, my two dogs are the best of pals!
I swear, Ziggy was a Billy goat in a past life. He will eat anything – his favorite things are tree branches, dirt clods, CDs, sunglasses and my clothes. He can also completely destroy a toy in under ten minutes. Leo runs about five miles a day. His favorite game is chase, and of course it’s me chasing him. He’s incredibly fast and has an insane amount of stamina, so no one has been able to catch him yet. He can turn on a dime – just when you think you have him cornered, he can make an immediate 180-degree turn and be gone before you can blink.
To sum up Leo and Ziggy in one word:
My boys have completely opposite
personalities. Leo is athletic, muscular, very high energy, protective and always on alert, even when he’s asleep. Ziggy, on the other hand, is mellow, laid-back, goofy, not very athletic and loves to sleep. Even the way they like to play is different. Leo loves to play fetch and chase, but Ziggy just wants
to chew up his toys, rip out the stuffing
and eat the squeaker!
My favorite things about Leo & Ziggy:
Besides their adorableness, my favorite thing is the unconditional love I receive from and have for my boys. They are excited whenever I come home, even if I was only gone for ten minutes. This makes it impossible to have a bad day.
Jacee Kress, General Manager
Sun Studio – Placentia, CA
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