||Six years old|
||Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA|
is my adopted shelter dog who is the subject of my children's books,
"Wilson Gets Adopted" and "Wilson Learns Manners" - which helps children
learn manners, too - and the spring release will be "Wilson and the White
House Pups." I post Wilson in costumes on his website, Wilson Gets Adopted.com.
I found Wilson on Petfinder, I was looking for a small non allergenic dog to
be compatible with my two Havanese. He was four years old then, and he is six now.
His first book tells, of course, of his adoption, but it starts with his
early life - he ended up in rescue because his former owner was an elderly
man who got sick, and couldn't keep him anymore.
Wilson is friendly, loves to be in front of the camera and be on TV shows.
As he was a rescue, I thought he might be mixed with Bichon or some other
breed, but we had DNA testing done, and he's purebred poodle! So that proves
you can find purebred dogs in rescue!
He learned tricks when he came to live with us, SIT, FETCH, PAW, DOWN, STAY,
and he was an apartment dog with his first owner, so my two dogs taught him to
go outside. He loves being dressed up - the attention and the treats are
part of the deal!
Wilson is a true "lap dog", if I let him, he would stay on my lap all day!
He gives kisses and snuggles. He's the best.