Sunday, November 18, 2007

Two Years Old

Name: Savage
Age: 2 years
Weight: 160 lbs.
Height: 36" at shoulder
Girth: 42"
Length: 33" from base of neck to tail
Neck: 24"

Saturday, November 17, 2007

We didn't do anything out of the ordinary for Savvy's birthday, but I couldn't resist making him wear a silly hat. Which he absolutely hated, and suffered through only with the help of a couple chunks of prime rib. Even in the pictures he looks completely depressed. Hee hee.
At 2 years old my handsome boy is really filling out and putting on weight. He's still in good shape, but I really need to monitor what he eats closely or he would be 200 lbs in no time. Of course, prime rib doesn't help, but you try to keep a reluctant great dane still when he's got a paper hat on his head! As I type this, Savage is happily chewing his birthday hat into shreds all over the carpet.

Friday, November 09, 2007

Snow Chase

We just started getting snow here in Northeastern Minnesota a few days ago, and of course the Great Danes are really excited about it. Here Nala and Savage are doing what they do best - chasing eachother around in circles.

Thursday, November 08, 2007

Meet Mason! He is a small, sweet-tempered and obediant pit bull (or possibly pit bull mix). He is about 6 years old, neutered, with no health problems. This boy gets along well with most other dogs (he has been living with a male Brittany Spaniel for the last two years), and children, but should probably not be in a home with cats or small animals or very aggressive adult male dogs. He and my Savage are good friends and we play together often, but his owners no longer have enough time for him and can't give him the attention he deserves.
Mason is the kind of dog that people immediately fall in love with. He loves to cuddle and sleep in the bed with his people. He's a good watchdog and is very loyal. After having had a few different caretakers throughout his life, he has become very adaptable, and will fit in in most any household. He doesn't require a lot of exercise, but does need an owner willing to spend time with him, as he tends to have some seperation anxiety if left home alone for over 6 hours or so. Mason is a really clever guy, and could benefit greatly from a little more training, but all in all, is a very low-maintenance dog. He does well on or off leash, and responds well to basic obedience commands, but he's most content relaxing at home with his family.
Most dog owners I know already have their hands full, but almost every one has said "If I wasn't so busy with my other dog(s) I would take Mason in a second". This dog really does deserve a stable, loving, forever home, with an owner that will make a life-long commitment to him. If any of the visitors to The Story Of Savage blog can help Mason find that home, please email me (Paula) at or leave a comment for me below this post. Let's help this truly good dog.