Meet Buddy, a Rescue Puggle

Pictured on your left is Buddy, a 5-year-old Puggle we are fostering who was surrendered by the family members of his elderly former owner, who passed away last month. Buddy is a quiet and friendly dog who takes a few minutes to warm up to new people, but who loves nothing more than being petted and hugged.

Buddy was a bit spoiled by his former owner, and the family members indicated that she frequently cooked Buddy human food instead of feeding him a balanced dog food. As a result, Buddy is a bit pudgy, though I suspect he only needs to lose 6-8 pounds from the 35 or so he currently weighs to hit his ideal weight.

Buddy seems to be housebroken, and he gets along well with the other dogs in the house. He tends to be more of a follower than a leader, and he has not shown any aggressiveness toward the other dogs. In fact, when our rascally terrier mix Missy (a dog who only weighs 20 pounds) gave him a welcome in the form of a peremptory snarl, Buddy ran and hid behind the couch.

To learn more about adopting Buddy, or if you want to financially contribute to Planned Pethood's mission to rescue dogs and cats in Northwest Ohio, visit the Planned Pethood website for more information.