Sonny Staffiex DofB ?2016 Farnborough Hants

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Re: Sonny Staffiex DofB ?2016 Gatwick Kenns

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Post by anne » Fri May 25, 2018 8:15 pm

I had a lovely relaxed walk with Sonny this morning. I got lovely hugs when I entered his kennel and he was keen to be going out. Sonny was quite alert to the birds and squirrels and you could see the conflict going on in his head as on one hand he would quite liked to have chased some squirrels but on the other hand he did not really want to leave my side as his human companion is currently his security blanket while he is out and about. The trees were very wet this morning and we did find out that if there is a squirrel leaping about shaking the top of the tree and you are standing underneath watching you get showered! 0002.gif]
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Post by Elliesmum » Sun May 27, 2018 2:28 pm

What a stunning photo above Anne! It shows Sonnys character and gorgeousness, so I didn't bother posting my ones lol. I must admit I have a soft spot for this lovely boy. He is just so soft and affectionate and loves a cuddle. We were going to walk with Kim and Spud today, but Sonny seemed bothered by Spud being behind him, so we parted ways and than Sonny settled and we had a very laid back, chilled walk. I was hoping to come across another dog somewhere, so I could see his reaction, but we didn't, so I don't know if it was just coming out of the kennels with Spud, and a bit of hype or if Sonny is reactive. Anyway, we really enjoyed our walk and coming back, Sonny paid no attention passing all the barking dogs on the way to his kennel. I love this boy and would love to see him relaxed in a home setting.
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Post by Elliesmum » Sun Jun 03, 2018 2:06 pm

I always get a very enthusiastic greeting when I go into Sonnys kennel. He's very desperate for affection and does jump up a bit, but settle quietly as soon as we are walking, it's just kennel excitement. Sonny did seem very stressed on his walk today, and barked at nothing for some of it, so I just ignored him and he stopped after a while. He will constantly look for things to chase, by looking up into all the trees and will try and dive into bushes we pass. He doesn't miss a rustle! He's an energetic dog who needs more excercise than we are able to give him from volunteers walks, so with regular opportunities to burn off his energy, I'm sure he would be more settled. He's making the most of any time out of kennels, so who can blame him. He seems to get stressed if he sees a dog walking ahead in the woods, but has no reaction passing all the barking dogs back at the kennels. He seems a bit lost and maybe it would do him good to get used to walking with another quiet dog.
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Re: Sonny Staffiex DofB ?2016 Gatwick Kenns

Post by anne » Fri Jun 08, 2018 5:59 pm

I spent some lovely time with Sonny this morning. After the obligatory, full on, Sonny greeting and cuddles we were on our way. Sonny treats every walk like a mini adventure and sets off enthusiastically, with a spring in his step and a grin on his face. Having said that he walks nicely with a loose lead and looks up and connects often. He is always on the alert for squirrels and would dearly love to follow them up the trees. A walk with Sonny is always a joy and his upbeat attitude, joy and enthusiasm is infectious.
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where did that pesky squirrel get to?
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if only I could climb trees!
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Re: Sonny Staffiex DofB ?2016 Guildford Kenns

Post by Nurse Flo » Sat Jul 07, 2018 2:57 pm

Sonny has arrived at the Guildford kennels and what a ray of sunshine he is.
He is lucky enough to have the first kennel on the block so can see all the walkers and dogs leaving and returning.
Yesterday, despite all the busy comings and goings Sonny was so calm, lying in the sun and just watching everything.
When I went into his kennel to meet him for the first time, he gave me a lovely, friendly welcome and then sat down while I popped his harness on.
It was so very hot so we went for an amble around the kennel grounds before heading for some off lead time in the paddock.
We met Sonny’s kennel mate Bernard the Cocker and his walker in the grounds and both boys were so comfortable in each others close company.
This lad has so many skills that can only by built upon and as an added bonus, is stunningly handsome.
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Re: Sonny Staffiex DofB ?2016 Guildford Kenns

Post by FranB » Mon Jul 09, 2018 2:43 pm

My first walk with Sonny today. We went along the river where we found lots of people swimming and several loose dogs. He really wanted to join in, especially with three collies swimming with their owner and was quite strong on the lead but soon was distracted and we headed to another stream where he could paddle in peace. As soon as we stopped for a rest he was up for cuddles, he’s such an affectionate boy. He was frightened of a bin with graffiti on it next to a large scary log but didn’t really put a paw wrong and didn’t show any aggression with any of the other dogs, he just wanted to join in. Stunning boy.
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