Meet Bear! Every month we’ll be highlighting 2-3 customers as a thank you to all our wonderful customers – we appreciate all of you. Thank you, Carol, for sharing a little about Bear! “Ten years ago, he was one of 9 black lab puppies. He was the one with the big paws and people said he is going to be as big as a bear  so that’s how he got his name”.Bear got his first collar when he was 6 weeks old specially fitted by Nancy at Salty’s and now he’s 10 years old!

Oregon Humane Society Diamond Collar Hero dog winner this past Feb 2017

Enjoy this brief interview:

  1. What is your name? Carol Otis
  2. What is the name of your pet? Bear
  3. What breed is your pet? Labrador Retriever
  4. How old is your pet? 10 years old
  5. What do they do that makes you laugh? Glances at the treat jar to make sure I notice it!
  6. What is their favorite treat? Favorite pastime? Peanut Butter, swimming and chasing a ball in the river.
  7. What activity do you enjoy the most with your pet? We go to visit children at Randall Children’s Hospital as a pet partner team.
  8. What silly name do you call your pet when no one is around? Sweetie
  9. What has your pet taught you? Patience
  10. Where does your pet sleep? He loves to be in his kennel – we have kept it and he likes to be cozy inside – it is blacked out and like a den.
  11. Lastly, what is most precious about your relationship? Love and his understanding of us. If I cry he always comes to check on me.
  12. What else?! Nancy also introduced us to a wonderful book about calming signals for dogs that greatly helped Bear be a therapy dog.

Don’t miss an opportunity to be featured in our 2018 calendar. Any pets featured as a Customer of the Month will be automatically added to a new calendar we’re debuting next year. If you would like to be featured, any of the staff at Three Paws can connect you with the form to fill out or please ask our store manager.

1 Comment

  1. Nancy Fedelem on October 31, 2017 at 5:45 pm

    We feel the same way! How lucky you all are neighbors!

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