Pups of the Week: Luna and Gio

Tail Blazers: Luna and Gio

Breed: Whippets

Neighborhood: White Bridge

Their favorite things: Luna has been mastering the art of flipping her kennel upside down (while inside) and pushing it as far as she can across the house. To date, her personal record is about 12 feet. She is cheered on by her brother, Gio, who enjoys the show from afar, wrapped in mounds of blankets on the couch.

Favorite toy: "Who needs toys when you can jump and play all over Gio and every piece of furniture in the house??" - Luna

Walk personality: Gio likes to take his time on walks, really take in his surroundings, and breathe the fresh air, while Luna trots full speed ahead, always eager to get to the final destination.

What we love most about them: Gio's gentle, loving demeanor perfectly compliments Luna's kooky, energetic charm. Together they are a duo we could never forget!

Pup of the Week: Froggie

Tail Blazer: Froggie

Breed: Hound mix

Neighborhood: Rolling Mill Hill

Her favorite things: Froggie loves play dates with her BFF, Charlie, and enjoys hanging out on her patio, always keeping a close watch on the neighborhood happenings.

Favorite toy: Social butterfly that she is, Froggie would rather play with another dog than a toy. But in a pinch, a good stick or bone to chew will do.

Walk personality: Froggie is a 'carpe diem' kind of girl who never misses an opportunity to lay down, roll around, and hang out in the first big patch of grass she finds. She would much rather soak up a few rays or sniff around in her grass patch than walk.

What we love about her: She always has a smile on her face and the cutest little trot when she walks.

Pup of the Week: Peaches

Tail Blazer: Peaches

Breed: Pitbull

Neighborhood: Germantown

Her favorite things: Belly rubs, making new friends (especially people carrying food!), watching PBS

Favorite toy: A meaty bone, or a rope toy to destroy

Walk personality: Peaches takes it all in when she's on a walk - nose to the ground at all times, but always on the lookout for passersby to greet. She has a willful streak, too - she's mastered the stink-eye for when you try to move her along from whatever spot she's sniffing.

What we love about her: Nothing brightens your day like Peaches bouncing around in joyful circles when you come in the door, or hurling herself onto your lap for a snuggle session on the couch; she's definitely not shy about expressing her affection!

Pup of the Week: Hobbes

Tail Blazer: Hobbes

Breed: Australian Shepherd

Neighborhood: West End

His favorite things: Playing non-stop, and getting filthy while he does!

Favorite treat: Any poop he can scrounge for.

Park personality: Hobbes loves any group activity, whether it's chase, wrestling, or tug of war. But he's also the Fun Police: if any other dogs start playing without him, he'll bark until they let him join in.

What we love most about him:  We're captivated by his mesmerizing good looks and charmed by how happy he is to see us every time we pop into sight!

Pup of the Week: Theo

Tailblazer: Theo

Breed: Brittany

Neighborhood: Belle Meade

His favorite things: Playing fetch, greeting his neighbors while he's out and about, and getting as muddy as he can on wet spring days.

Favorite toy: His red rubber ball, as seen above!

Walk personality: Theo loves to explore along the way, and he always has to find a stick to chew on every walk.

What we love most about him: Theo is so excited when we get there, wagging his stubby little tail, and he's always ready to go, rain or shine!

 

Pups of the Week: Rudy and Shep

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Tail Blazers: Rudy and Shep

Breeds: Cavapoo (Cavalier King Charles Spaniel x Poodle) and Sheepadoodle (Old English Sheepdog x Poodle)

Neighborhood: Sylvan Park

Their favorite things: Cuddling on the couch on rainy days; "Doodle parties" with their friend Lucy, the Goldendoodle; chasing balls in the yard

Favorite toy: Tennis balls!

Park personality: Whether at the dog park, or in their yard at home, this duo's unique dynamic always comes into play. Shep is the goofy, clumsy, silly one, while Rudy definitely acts like the big brother, even though he is half the size of Shep. Rudy especially loves to steal the ball from Shep and/or Lucy and try to get them to chase him around the yard.

What we love most about them: Their boundless energy and hearts of gold - and the fact that they're both total hams for the camera!

Pup of the Week: Griffin

Tailblazer: Griffin

Breed: Labradoodle

Neighborhood: White Bridge

Favorite things: Sticks, sticks, and more sticks! He has quite a stockpile built up in the backyard. 

Favorite toy: His red ball.

Walk personality: Griffin's very enthusiastic and loves to smell everyone and everything along the way.

What we love most about him: His infectious smile!

 

Pup of the Week: Henry

Tail Blazer: Henry

Breed: Long-haired Dachshund

Neighborhood: Midtown

His favorite things: Wrestling any challenger, regardless of size; perching on the highest point he can reach to watch the world go by; snuggling - this boy loves to get cozy the second you sit down!

Favorite toy: Any stray sock or piece of trash he can beat his humans to!

Park/Daycare personality: Everybody's a friend, and he'll join in with whatever the action is - play fighting, digging, chase, you name it - Henry's always in the thick of things!

What we love most about Henry: Everything? Henry is the perfect combination of scrappy fearlessness and happy-go-lucky cheerfulness.

Pups of the Week: Bo Jackson and Rufio

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Tail Blazers: Bo and Rufio

Relationship: Neighbors/Bromance/Two-Man Wolfpack

Neighborhood: The Nations

Their favorite things: Bo loves hose time in the backyard and chewing on anything Mom and Dad leave at mouth level, especially the walls and cardboard. Rufio loves chasing his BFF, Bo, and rolling in any type of standing water.

Walk personality: Bo's attitude is "I hate walking, pull me." Rufio spends every walk with a huge smile on his face, but really he prefers running!

Favorite Toy: Bo's is cardboard; Rufio's is other dogs.

What we love most about them: This duo will always keep you entertained. From wrestling and chasing the hose, to avoiding leaving the park, they will quickly steal anyone's heart.  

 

Pup of the Week: Stevie

Tail Blazer: Stevie

Breed: Australian Cattle Dog mix

Neighborhood: Sylvan Park

Her favorite things: High dives off the back of the couch; fetching and playing keep away; making new friends at the park

Favorite toy: Stevie is an all-natural kind of girl - a stick is perfect for fetching and chewing. She'll even pick one up and carry it with her on walks!

Walk personality: If Stevie could sniff the whole world she'd be happy; she trots along with her nose to the ground at full speed so she can take in as many scents as possible.

What we love most about her: Her boundless energy, her sneak attack kisses, and her Tigger-like bounciness always bring smiles to our faces!

Pup of the Week: Lennon

Tail Blazer: Lennon

Breed: Black Lab/Hound mix

Neighborhood: Music Row

Her favorite things: Giving and receiving snuggles; playing with her best friends, Moof and Lily; yoga (she does a very serious downward dog)

Favorite toy: Lennon can happily amuse herself with whatever's at hand - a tennis ball to kick around on her own, a horn to chew, a stick or rope for tug-of-war; she's not picky!

Park personality: Nobody runs like Lenny! She'll start a chase or join one, but either way, she's always the last one still on the move. She also loves to wrestle with her pals, preferably someone bigger who's not intimidated by her rough-and-tumble style.

What we love most about her: That full-body wiggle when she says hi, her oh-so-soft fur, and her sweet and sunny disposition.

 

Pup of the Week: Dolly

Tail Blazer: Dolly

Breed: Wheaten Terrier/Poodle (Whoodle)

Neighborhood: The Nations

Favorite thing to do: Run (or flop!) around outside

Walk personality: Dolly is in love with the world around her and is always looking for her next adventure!

What we love about her: Her sweet yet sassy attitude and her floppy teddy bear-like physique

Pups of the Week: Bailey and Gray

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Tail Blazers: Bailey and Gray

Breed: Bichon Frise/Shih Tzu and Poodle/Shih Tzu

Neighborhood: Salemtown

Their favorite things: Snuggling on the couch, watching the world go by from the balcony, and of course, going for walks!

Treat of choice: Pet Tao freeze-dried beef liver bites

Walk personalities: Bailey loves to charge full-steam ahead; Gray would rather take his time to smell the roses.

What we love most about them: Hearing eight little paws racing down the stairs and hallway when we open the door, Bailey's head tilts, and Gray's soul-piercing eyes

Pups of the Week: Hattie Z and Tallulah

Tail Blazers: Hattie Z and Tallulah

Breed: Border Collie and Border Collie mix

Neighborhood: Sylvan Park

Their favorite things: Tallulah loves to fetch tennis balls; Hattie loves to chase Tallulah when she's fetching tennis balls. They're also hardcore wrestlers.

Favorite toy: If it can be shredded, they'll play with it

Walk personality: The girls need a firm hand, a short leash, and a fast pace!

What we love most about them: Their long, jubilant greetings and sweet snuggles 

Pup of the Week: Charlotte

Tail Blazer: Charlotte

Breed: Shih-Tzu/Chihuahua mix

Neighborhood: West Meade

Her favorite things: Chasing her frisbee and licking your face!

Toy of choice: Her little stuffed lamby (who's no longer stuffed...)

Walk personality: Pound-for-pound, Charlotte might just be one of Nashville's strongest dogs! When she gets her noise on a scent, she's going going to get there whether you're ready for it or not. 

What we love most about her: Charlotte takes a little while to warm up to strangers, but once you're in her inner circle there is no dog happier to see you! Her welcome wiggles and whines are the reason we love our job so much, and we might be more sad to leave her than she is at the end of each visit.

Pup of the Week: Chim

Tail Blazer: Chim

Breed: Goldendoodle

Neighborhood: Belmont-Hillsboro

His favorite things: Perching on the couch to watch squirrels and bunnies out the window, University of Tennessee football, playing fetch for anything with a squeaker

Favorite toy: Hide-a-Squirrel Tree Trunk

Walk personality: Chim is always full of puppy exuberance; he chases after leaves blowing around on the ground, grabs for his leash, and always bounds through the last hundred yards to home.

What we love most about him: He's got such a happy disposition - he takes in the world around him with wide eyes and a wagging tail!

Pup of the Week: Harper

Tail Blazer: Harper

Breed: Herding dog mix

Neighborhood: Salemtown

Her favorite things: Making new friends at the park, Benebone wishbone chews, belly rubs

Treat of choice: Three Dog Bakery Vanilla Creme Cookies

Walk personality: Efficient. Harper doesn’t dawdle, doesn't pull, and knows exactly what route she wants to take to fill our 25 minutes.

What we love most about her: Harper takes a while to warm up to new people, so the first time you get a big greeting, you know you've earned a rare spot in her inner circle.

Pup of the Week: Winston

Tail Blazer: Winston

Breed: English White Lab

Neighborhood: The Nations

His favorite things: Destroying anything he can get his mouth on, and chewing on his BFF Bo Jackson's ears.

Treat of choice: peanut butter and Nutro crunchy treats

Walk personality: Winston doesn't mess around on leash! With a little leadership, he listens great.

What we love most about him: His jumping for joy every day we walk through the front dor.

Pup of the Week: Lizzie

Tail Blazer: Lizzie

Breed: Shepherd mix

Neighborhood: Salemtown

Her favorite things: Rolling around on her back in the grass, festive collars, patrolling for squirrels

Treat of choice: Milo's Kitchen jerky strips

Walk personality: You can always count on a good workout with Lizzie - she's got lots of pep in her step on even the hottest summer days!

What we love most about her: When she pops her head up into the window of the front door when she hears you coming up to the house.

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