Our latest Arlington Pet of the Week is Champ, a rescue pooch who values his leisure time and, if the email we received is to be believed, can compose surprisingly coherent sentences for a dog.
Here’s the email:
My name is Champ and I’m a rescue puggle/pit/lab mix that recently turned 6 years old. Some people like to say I resemble a pygmy hippo, but come on, I’m clearly a very attractive pooch. And I’m pretty easy-going too!
I enjoy taking 18 naps a day. It’s a nice break from vacuuming the floors every 10 minutes for any new crumbs. I also like lots of attention from mom on the couch. When she’s on her laptop, I assume she’s telling me she needs something to do with her hands, so I make sure to throw my head on the keyboard for some ear scratches.
Dad likes to call me Lurch because I tend to run diagonally at the dog park while my head is still pointing forward. He can’t wait to see me again in water. Apparently the doggy-paddle trait inherent in dogs skipped me. He also thinks I can’t make any friends. That’s not true. Yes I enjoy a little rear-end sniffing, but I prefer the company of my human counterparts. I’m sweet and gentle to everyone. Except if you ring the doorbell, then I think you are the devil incarnate. But once I meet you, I’m showing off all my toys in the basket! Now if I could just remember to put them back in when I’m done playing!
Well that was tiring. I get winded easily. Time for another nap. Enjoy the pics. You’ll see how I like to sit like a human on the couch, sleep like a gremlin, and carry around my favorite toy.
Sniff you later,
The Arlington Pet of the Week is sponsored by Dogma Bakery, which has locations at The Village at Shirlington (2772 S. Arlington Mill Drive) and the Lee Harrison Shopping Center (2445 N. Harrison Street).
Want your pet to be considered to be the Arlington Pet of the Week? Email [email protected] with a 2-3 paragraph bio and 3-4 photos of your pet. Each week’s winner receives a $25 Dogma gift card.
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