We are pleased to announce the Carpenter family as our November Pet Family of the Month for November 2014!
The Carpenters have been in the Oxford area since career moves in the Medical community brought them here in the late nineties. When this blended family, Dad and six girls (including Mom), decided to add a puppy to the family, they knew they needed another guy, a ‘hypo-allergenic’ kind of guy. Enter Rascal, an allergically-correct Wheaten Terrier all the way from Joplin, Missouri. Wheatens are prized for their soft silky non-shedding coat, making them perfect additions for households with allergy sufferers.
Rascal has been a people loving pup since he joined the family. While he’s often the crazy-high energy sidekick for the girls, he’s also known to completely chill out and spoon with them on the floor. He prefers not to be alone but he is very serious about monitoring all comings and goings on the street from a solitary post in a favorite office chair. He occasionally slips out to patrol the immediate neighborhood and spend some quality time with his Wheaten girlfriend, Mandy, a few houses down the street. Rascal steers clear of the area lake on his neighborhood beat, he’s afraid of the water and won’t go near it. The Homeward Bound mobile groomers were surprised to learn of Rascal’s fear of water – because this boy just loves to be groomed, baths included! Maybe he overcomes his fear of water temporarily simply for the sake of lookin’ good for his family … or maybe he does it for Mandy.