Meet Doris. She’s a beautiful lurcher dog that’s a mix of Greyhound and Deerhound. For those in the US who may not be familiar with lurcher, it is an offspring of a sighthound and another breed. Doris happens to be a combination of two sighthound breeds. She’s beautiful and brings a smile to people who really need it.
Check out these fun facts about her as told by her human mom, Elaine.
|Your Dog’s Name|
|Doris aka Doz, Dozza, Dozpot|
|Why did you get your dog?|
|We’d both grown up with dogs and were finally in a settled position to adopt our own. We always wanted a rescue dog.|
|Your Dog’s Breed or Mixed|
|How did you decide on your dog’s name?|
|Doris was an old family name, it just suited her as she was very blue-grey as a puppy.|
|What is your dog’s favorite toy?|
|Her huge caterpillar that she sleeps with.|
|What is your dog’s favorite treat?|
|Cheese, any cheese, and Yorkshire puddings.|
|How do you spoil your dog?|
|Well, Doris would say she isn’t spoilt but apart from sleeping in the bedroom she does everything with us. Cheese, naturally, is her treat of choice.|
|What’s a funny story about your dog or how does your dog make you laugh?|
|Like most pointy noses she sleeps in ridiculous positions, sings and listens to our conversations. She’s a proper madam and numpty.|
|How do you have fun and play with your dog?|
|Doris is partial to a game of fetch and living near a beach makes things very easy. Playing chase around furniture is also good fun.|
|Is there anything special or unique about your dog? If so, what is it?|
|Doris claims to understand exactly what we are saying at all times. One day she’ll speak…. sure of it!|
|What else would you like to share about your dog?|
|Doris is a therapy dog at our local clinic. She provides a meet and greet service for X-ray, cardiac and the blood clinic which is hugely popular. When she makes a worried patient smile it’s a special moment. Oh, and of course, there is always cheese at the café.|
Look at her sweet face! It’s easy to see how she brings a smile to the people at the clinic.
She’s stretching out on the couch after making all those people smile:
Many thanks to Elaine for sharing the fun of Doris!
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