Pet of the Month!
Lillie Belle may be graying and slowing down but she still rules our family. Eleven years ago, our daughter picked her out of a pack of dogs running wild at a shelter. We thought we wanted a puppy, but her instinct was spot on -- Lillie is sweet and affectionate with her humans, bossy and stern with her canine brother Goose, and fiercely protective.
She loves the ocean, can chase waves endlessly, but hates baths. Graceful but with a goofy streak, she loves walks, lying in the sun, cuddling on the couch, and listening to the piano. Although she is getting a little deaf, Lillie can still hear a jar of nuts opening on the other side of the house and come racing for her favorite treat, and her soulful eyes are irresistible.