Pets of WQED

Name: Holly
Age: 6
Owner: Jason Argenas
Fun Fact: This is my personal assistant Holly.  We rescued her a little over a year ago from animal friends. 
Name: Badger
Owner: Sharon Steele
Name: Siobhan
Breed: Pug
Owner: Jody Doherty
Fun Fact: Siobhan is Gaelic for God’s grace and kindness. Right now with those puppy needle teeth, she’s NOT too kind.
Name: Mamma Mia Lucca! and Elle Est Siena
Breed: Poodles
Owner: Deb Acklin
Name: Tillie
Age: 6
Breed: Ragdoll
Owner: Robin Kifer
Fun Fact: She came to us from the Block Island Inn where  my daughter worked – we have had her for 3 years. Ragdolls look like cats but act like dogs…
Name: Harley
Age: 12
Owner: Barb Pawlowski
Name: Tucker and Rocco
Age: Both are 5
Owner: Barb Pawlowski
Name: Chico and Frankie
Age: 13 and 5 1/2
Owner: Paula Zetter
Fun Fact: Here's our 13 year old boy, Chico and our 5 1/2 year old girl, Frankie!
Name: Ferris Drooler Bootsy Collins
Age: 2 and 5
Breed: English mastiffs
Owner: Rebecca Born
Fun Fact: My English mastiffs Ferris Drooler (2 years old) & Bootsy Collins (5 years old)! 
Name: Jaxon
Owner: Sam Hall
Fun Fact: This is Jaxon enjoying his favorite Rick Sebak program:
Name: Louie
Age: 12
Breed: Super Mutt
Owner: Sara Lucci
Fun Fact: Louie, 12 years old. He absolutely hates the Amazon delivery truck. His DNA results called him a “Super Mutt!”
Name: Harriet
Age: 4
Breed: Bichon Frise/Boston Terrier
Owner: Sara Lucci
Fun Fact: Harriet (also known as Harry), 4 years old and wild! She is a Bichon Frise/Boston Terrier Mix. 
Name: Scout
Owner: Sharon Steele
Fun Fact: Scout, a few years ago wearing his Therapy Dog scarf. (He’s retired now.)
Name: Sky
Age: 4
Breed: Labradoodle
Owner: Susheela Nemani-Stanger
Fun Fact: This is our sweet girl, Sky (short for Skyler). She is a four year-old, 65-pound labradoodle who truly believes that she is 20 pounds. 
She is my first dog in life and I thought she should not be on the couch. As you can see in the left photo, she has her own spot on the couch and is an excellent foot warmer! 
Name: Bugsy and Rizzo
Age: 5 1/2 and 4
Breed: Goldendoodle
Owner: Vanessa Kishur
Fun Fact: Bugsy (left) is 5 ½ and Rizzo (right) is 4.  Both are male goldendoodles with the same mom and dad.  They have been the best coworkers this past year! 
Name: Darby
Age: 2 1/2
Breed: Manchester terrier
Owner: Paul Byers
Fun Fact:  This is our baby girl, Darby. She is a 2 1/2 year old Manchester terrier who was rescued from a ditch in Mississippi by Paula Zetter's wonderful organization, Animal LifeLine.
Name: Lola
Owner: Patrick Smith
Fun Fact: This is Lola. She is not a permanent resident, but she has been a perfect little co-worker while we've been dogsitting for my mom for the last two weeks!
Name: Thelma and Louisa
Age: 11
Owner: Molly Held
Fun Fact: Meet Thelma and Louisa.  I adopted these sisters 11 years ago.  If you've been on calls with me, you've heard Louisa saying hello.  
Name: Muffin
Owner: Anne Casper
Fun Fact: This is my cat Muffin.
Name: Waylon and Smoothie
Breed: Collie and Sheltie
Owner: Beth Dolinar
Fun Fact: Here are Beth's dogs: Waylon and Smoothie.
Smoothie is an aging Sheltie. Smoothie was here first, but is outsized by Waylon, a collie puppy. Waylon is smiling in the photo. Smoothie remains the boss, despite his inferior size. 
Why is he named Smoothie, you ask? When we were driving to fetch him and were thinking of names,  my little daughter said "The next sign we pass will be his name." And just then we passed a Dairy Queen. 
Name: Moon and Garfield
Age: 1 1/2 and 6
Owner: Brianne Mitchell
Fun Fact: Moon and Garfield. Moon is 1.5 years old and I grabbed him -  from the side of a highway, on my way to WQED - on my very first day. Garfield is 6ish and was adopted through a local rescue. 
Name: Ch. Cairo Vom Leonhardter Hof
Age: 10
Breed: miniature schnauzer
Owner: Darryl Ford Williams
Fun Fact:  Here is Ch. Cairo Vom Leonhardter Hof
He’s our 10 year old miniature schnauzer. He’s also an excellent co-worker! 
Name: Rocco
Age: 14
Breed: Boxer/Terrier
Owner: Dave Hallewell
Fun Fact: This is Rocco. (short for Rocket) He's a 14-year old Boxer/Terrier mix who likes to eat snow and just about everything else. Pretty sure he's never missed a meal in all these years, thus earning his nickname, Taco. He's mastered the arts of small game hunting, extreme relaxation, and of course waking me up in the middle of the night, every night like clockwork to go out and patrol his turf. 
Name: Stout and Donovan
Owner: Delaney Healey
Fun Fact: My husband and I are currently trying to adopt a puppy! (Stay tuned!) but here are my parents’ cats who were my childhood cats! I still consider them my own
Name: Anna Maria
Owner: Emily Putnam
Fun Fact: May I introduce Anna Maria. She expects to be adored 24/7, so the "work from home life" seems only natural to her 
Name: Tigris
Age: 7
Owner: Jason Argenas
Name: Buffy & Otis
Age: 11
Breed: Basset mixes
Owner: Kelly and Dave Foreman
Fun Fact: Buffy & Otis (basset mixes, 11yrs) on Cardigan Day
Name: Esskay
Age: 6
Owner: Kelly and Dave Foreman
Fun Fact: Esskay, the kitty we rescued from our woods six years ago.
Name: Daisy
Age: 5
Owner: Mike Waruszewski
Fun Fact: She acts like a dog. She will growl at strangers who pass by the house!  And obviously she likes to be warm.
Name: Florence Rose
Age: 9 months
Breed: American Cocker Spaniel
Owner: Lilli Mosco
Fun Fact: This is Florence Rose’s glamour shot when she was 5 months old!
Name: Quincy
Age: 3
Breed: Brown
Owner: Liz Kostandinu
Fun Fact: The Mighty Q - aka Quincy!  He’s a 3 year old brown dog rescued by Animal Lifeline and adopted at the first WQED Holiday Bazaar!  During work days you can find him under the dining room table keeping my feet warm. He enjoys long walks, ripping his toys to shreds, barking at the Amazon delivery truck, and sled riding with his brothers and sister. 
Name: Kilo
Age: 8
Breed: Akita
Owner: Michelle DeSarro
Fun Fact: This is Kilo, he’s an  almost 8 year old Akita mix.  He came to us through Animal Lifeline from Mississippi two years ago.  He’s spent some of his time in quarantine helping my niece navigate first grade online and enjoying all of the treats she sneaks him!  
Name: Winston
Owner: Amanda Morgan
Fun Fact: Winston (Quincy’s brother!) also rescued by Animal Lifeline and adopted at the WQED Holiday Bazaar. He’s terrified of his own shadow and has a knack for removing socks from feet without biting toes!