This is Jack Jack (a.k.a Jack). He first made his appearance on our page when he was a little eight-week old puppy, together with his four other siblings, all of which (like him) have been lucky enough to have found loving homes.
When Jack was three months old, his first fosterers began moving to a new place and found it best for Jack to be re-homed with another family. At short notice, we scrambled to find him a home. Jack was in luck as we found a couple that was soon giving up one of our puppies for adoption, and they were happy to take Jack in.
The small, wobbly, tottering pup grew quickly into an active, overly-excited dog, whose stories of clumsiness and silly antics never fail to leave his fosterers-turn-adopters speechless. When asked to describe him in one word, the couple could find no other better word but “silly”.
Jack, always curious and extremely greedy, constantly runs into trouble around the house. From tearing milk cartons open, leaving his short fur sticky and gunky, and stinking of soured milk, strawberry flavoring and saliva (from all the licking, trying hard to clean himself up after the mess he made), to sticking his head into the cat’s litter box, eating cat poop, and proudly breathing into his owner’s face right after; Jack never fails to leave his owners torn between utter frustration and loving adoration. On top of being downright silly, Jack is also undoubtedly clumsy. During one of his “fetch” play-sessions, Jack’s tennis ball had hit his plastic container of drinking water. The container broke, leaving a huge puddle of water on the floor. Jack, oblivious to the giant puddle, ran over it, tripped and slid across the floor and hit a wall. Within a split second, without so much of a yelp, the silly boy was up on his feet again, running towards the puddle and began (you might have guessed it!) lapping the water up.
Like many other puppies, Jack went through a teething period, and during a minor bout of separation anxiety when left alone; he ended up chewing and destroying many pieces of furniture around the house – sofas, piano chairs, dining table chairs, TV cabinets – you name it. His owners decided the best way to curb his bad habits was to lavish him with toys to preoccupy him, and praising him excessively each time he had a toy in his mouth made him obsessed with his toys! Now, the silly overactive, attention-seeking boy never stops wanting to play. He’s always tossing his toys around the house begging for someone to play with him. When no one attends to him, his owners catch him collecting his toys in a pile, and spends more time attempting to fit two toys into his mouth than actually playing fetch proper. To their relief though, when his owners take naps in the afternoon, he no longer jumps onto their beds pestering them for attention, but he has instead learned to chew on his toys, patiently waiting until they’re awake to play with him again.
Despite the many hair-pulling, frustrating moments when the greedy (and very silly) boy finishes bowls of human food that were left unattended, and scraps of meat left on chopping boards, his owners swear that they’d never trade him for the world.
Thank you Min Jun & Titus for giving this silly boy a loving home.
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