My husband (Mr. Porter) bought Bailey from a breeder up by the Canadian Border. Hubby’s family had several dogs of this breed over the years, and they are great pets.
Bailey and his cousin, Shamus, have some of the same personality traits. They both chomp with their teeth when they are playing. They love to play tug-of-war and they chase squirrels like they were fired out of a canon.
Both dogs also do NOT like to be disturbed by people talking when they are trying to sleep and will tell you by saying, “HMMMMMMM!”
Here’s a pic of Bailey and cousin Shamus last summer:
At Christmas Time, I like to dress Bailey up, but he is not happy:
In fact, this is what Bailey had to say about the antlers later in the day:
I call Bailey the cheese hound because, well, he LOVVVVVES cheese. I’ve never seen anything like it. He can hear the sound of a cheese wrapper crinkle at 200 yards.
My husband reminds me on a regular basis, that Bailey is a Chick Magnet. When my husband takes Bailey for his walk, people always comment on how pretty he is. Bailey knows the word “pretty” and poses accordingly.
And here he is, with his sad “no one ever feeds me cheese” face:
I have also taught Bailey how to sing and dance. I need to get it on video and share with you!
Bailey says, “It’s very nice to meet all of you!”