My name is Bess although when I'm good, dad sometimes calls me Poppet, it was confusing at first, but I know if he calls me by my real name he means business, so I try to please him, he gives me lots of little treats for being good. We live in a lovely house, it doesn't have any carpets, so if I am a naughty girl, which I quite frequently am, dad can clean it up easily. I have my own garden and am surrounded by countryside although I can hear trains and cars sometimes, but they don't bother me. I am not too keen on the hot weather and usually stay indoors when it's hot, but I love it when it's cold and had great fun earlier this year when it snowed. Dad says it doesn't happen often, which is a shame because I really had fun in it.
I don’t really remember my brothers and sisters, dad collected me when I was 9 weeks old, but I was glad to go really as they used to bully me a bit. I really think dad took pity on me because I was the smallest and although he had another name for me in mind he called me Bess, because many years ago he had another dog called Bess who he says looked just like me. My parents are both working dogs and I am a natural, or so dad tells me, although we don’t go hunting, dad is far too soft. I like looking for rabbits and can smell them a long way away, I don’t know what dad would do if I caught one.
Dad says I’m really agile, whatever that means, but I can jump across wide rivers and over things, but then I am just showing off, I often have to wait for dad to catch up, I don’t mind as I know he is getting on a bit now. I sometimes find a stick and sit down for a chew until he catches up, trouble is he picks it up and throws it away, silly him, I see where he throws it and I go and get it again; dad will never learn, if only he had my intelligence.
I will ask my dad to put more photo's of me on here and hopefully some other nice dogs will become my friends. I do already have some and dad takes me to see them, one is a Jack Russell called Archie and he has taken a real shine to me, but I am too young to settle for just him.
Things I love: Playing, playing, and well, playing, but I also like eating and to keep my figure I do like a good walk and swim whenever possible.
Things I hate: Cats, they come into my garden and I can't have that, my dad says we are surrounded by cats as all our neighbours have them. I don't like being washed, which is odd seeing as how I love water and head for it whenever I see some, even puddles will do.
My favourite walks: You can't beat a run by the sea along a windswept beach and if a beach isn't near then through a wood, plenty of smells to investigate.
Other pets who share my home: My dad....haha, I had to get that one in, he's not really an animal.
My favourite saying: If it runs, chase it.
Breed: Retriever (Labrador) Type: Pet Dog Sex: Female Birthday: 29/09/2008 Country: United Kingdom Owner: Bess's dad Email this dogs owner