Dog Site - Dog Stuff
Dog Forum | Dog Pictures

Go Back   Chazhound Dog Forum > Dog Discussions and Dog Talk Forums > Dogs - General Dog Chat

Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 11-30-2012, 07:00 PM
Finkie_Mom's Avatar
Finkie_Mom Finkie_Mom is offline
It's A Red Dog Revolution
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: Bensalem, PA
Posts: 1,794
Default Quick brag on my boy :)

My boy Pentti passed his Therapy Dogs International test last night! This was a HUGE accomplishment for him, as he has had a rough go at things in his short life thus far (taken to a shelter when he was a year old by his "family" because he was "untrainable," luckily reunited with his breeder then shown to his CH some points for his GCH before an attack by another dog outside of the ring left him scared of that environment and people touching his face/checking his bite, and then he came to me as a resource guarder with the touching issues). But he's obviously here to stay with me, and he's come to like all people loving on him alllll over. The vet's office is one of his favorite places to visit hahaha. He's such a good dog, and wonderful breed ambassador.

Here's a pic with the ribbon our club gave us. We still have to get all of the paperwork filled/sent out before he is "official."

I'm hoping to get him involved with children's hospitals in the area as well as some child advocacy groups. I think that he would like that kind of work best

Thanks meepitsmeagan for the siggy!

Loistava Kennels
Boundless Canine

Loistava's Jari CGC - 2 years old (M)
Loistava's Kimma RA AX AXJ RATO CGC - 6 years old (F)
AOM CH Finkkila's Kupla CGC ("Bubbles") - 6 years old (F)
CH Finkkila's Pentti ThD CGC TDIA - 8 years old (M)
Reply With Quote
Old 11-30-2012, 07:15 PM
MicksMom's Avatar
MicksMom MicksMom is offline
Top Dog
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: Warren Co, NJ
Posts: 3,970

Congratulations! I had so much fun doing therapy visits to a special needs class with our last dog.

OT- you're a member of Princeton Dog Training Club? Are you going to be at the trial in January? I've had it in the back of my head to enter for awhile. We went a couple of years ago, and really enjoyed it. Even with the elbow to elbow crowd and NQing.
My Labrador Retriever Was Handler Impaired
Reply With Quote
Old 11-30-2012, 07:31 PM
Equinox's Avatar
Equinox Equinox is offline
Top Dog
Join Date: May 2010
Posts: 3,043

Wooohooo Pentti!! Awesome work, both of you. Love that Pentti <3
Reply With Quote
Old 11-30-2012, 07:49 PM
Julee's Avatar
Julee Julee is offline
Join Date: Nov 2012
Location: Kent, CT
Posts: 3,418

Fantastic job, both of you!

Reply With Quote
Old 11-30-2012, 10:15 PM
Renee750il's Avatar
Renee750il Renee750il is offline
Join Date: Dec 2003
Location: Where the selas blooms
Posts: 94,266

Wonderful! For both of you

I can see kids really being fascinated by him.
In a controversy the instant we feel anger we have already ceased striving for the truth, and have begun striving for ourselves. ~Buddha

Stupid is the most notoriously incurable and contagious disease known to mankind. If you find yourself in close proximity to someone infected with stupid, walk away as soon as said infection is noted.

There are few things more nauseating than pure obedience. ~ Kvothe

***8206;"silence is the language of god, all else is poor translation."
Be a god. Know when to shut up.

Good Kharma Tags
Reply With Quote
Old 11-30-2012, 10:18 PM
Kimbers's Avatar
Kimbers Kimbers is offline
Top Dog
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: Denver
Posts: 337

Yay! Hope you two have fun visiting people.
By the way, he's a very handsome dog.
Reply With Quote
Old 11-30-2012, 11:40 PM
Moth's Avatar
Moth Moth is offline
Mild and Slightly Nutty
Join Date: May 2011
Location: Madison, WI
Posts: 5,028


He is such a pretty boy!
Bow before my Basenji Overlord and Master! Pay homage to the Peiby Goddess!

A gold brick wrapped with a twist of lemon...

Visit the Curly-tailed Brigade
Reply With Quote
Old 12-01-2012, 01:03 AM
PlottMom's Avatar
PlottMom PlottMom is offline
The Littlest Hound
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: SoCal
Posts: 2,832

Congrats pentti!!! I don't think I ever realized how little they are! He's so CUTE!

The Plotts:
UKC GRCH 'PR' Hannas Creek Liz
GRCH FCH CCH CA 'PR' Jebb's Bayou Rage
OFA Hips: Good, Eyes: Normal
2010 & 2015 UKC Coonhound World Show Qualified

Midnight Brindle Bombshell - "Pink"
UKC GRCH CCH 'PR' Skyplott Teddy Bearhug (5/2004 - 3/2014)

And the "off-colored" hounds:
'PR' Dead River K-N-A Swagger (English coonhound)
Daisy Duke Garrett CGC, RA & my <3 dog. Forever "The Favorite", 5/25/2000 - 2/9/2015 (basset)
Reply With Quote
Old 12-01-2012, 04:25 AM
spiffy's Avatar
spiffy spiffy is offline
Top Dog
Join Date: Oct 2012
Posts: 319

Great job indeed! Congratulations to you both of you. Rough life is over ready to face the GOOD LIFE.
Everything I know, I learned from dogs.
Reply With Quote
Old 12-01-2012, 08:19 AM
Barb04's Avatar
Barb04 Barb04 is offline
Love my pets
Join Date: Sep 2004
Location: Tennessee
Posts: 27,368

Reply With Quote


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:16 PM.

1997-2013 Chazhound Dog Site