My name is Faizel,
named by my previous owners. It's an Arabic word
and I'm told that in English, the name means Judge or
Prince. I think Prince suits me best.
Like most Americans, I
come from a mixed heritage of Dandie Dinmont (Scottish
breed) and Lhasa Apso. I started my life in North
Carolina before my owners and I had a falling out.
I then moved into foster care with a terrific lady in
Tennessee who raised wolves! - my distant cousins.
In May 2007 Bob and Judi found me on the internet - a
Petfind.com. I now have a permanent home with
these interesting, albeit sometimes nutty, people.
In order to please
them I have to go through all these meaningless
commands, such as sit, stay, down. I do them when
I'm in the mood, or when there is treat involved, of
course. Now they have me shaking hands and rolling
over - REALLY, must I do this just to get a little
Of course, I
get dog kibble, while they eat lavish, full
course meals. I lay under the table, hoping for a
scrap to fall on the floor. Sometimes, that is
really profitable, especially when it comes to popcorn.
Judi, can be awfully messing with popcorn - it just
seems to leap out of her hand to me. It's a dogs
life, but it's OK so far.