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Harvick, AKA Mister Puppy
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Harvick, AKA Mister Puppy

Pomeranian / Shih Tzu
Male
No

Harvick came to live with us as a puppy in June, 2005. He was a gift to me from my father and my step-mother. I am currently disabled and Harvick has brought a new light into my life. He's half Shih-Tzu and half Pomeranian, also known as "Shih-Poms" and "Shiranians", a so-called "designer dog". I just call him "love". He's so cute and affectionate and is very intelligent, showing many signs of thinking a problem out. He's also inventive, such as trying to exchange a piece of rawhide chew, which are always available to him, for a dog biscuit treat, which are not. He often wins this one, although we are watching his weight. Harvick has many toys but his favorite, by far, is his ball. His sleeping companion and most treasured toy is a little green frog we call "Jeremiah". Harvick sleeps with Jeremiah every night and always brings it to show to any company we have. I believe with all my heart the Lord sent this lovely little dog to me to brighten my days. He's truly a blessing. Since I first wrote this, my daughter Lori had a baby girl, Shelby, in September of 2009 and Harvick has come to love her immensely. He wants to "kiss" her ears, face and hands for her any time he has the chance but, of course, we can't allow much of that. Shelby loves Harvick, too, and now that she is seven months old and more in control of her hands, she wants to get hold of Harvick's fur. Harvick is a bit uneasy about that and has become quite artful at dodging those little, grasping fingers. My wife and I wanted to babysit Shelby while her mommy and daddy are at work because a daycare cannot give a baby what we can give...true family love, so Harvick and Shelby get to see each other at least five days a week. Harvick made our lives more full and now little Shelby has made them more complete. I thank God for my daily blessings; I am truly blessed among men. A while back, we had to trim Harvick's fur. He had hair on him which was as long as six inches, easily, and a lot of it was tangled down deep. WE bought some doggy clippers and I clipped him down to about an inch or so long in most places and it was like setting him free. We let him out to run after he was clipped but before Sharon bathed him and he ran like a happy puppy. I should have clipped him long ago but I wasn't able. I thank the Lord for enabling me to trim my little buddy. He sheds ten times less now, if not even less. It's amazing what that clipping did for him. Since then,he's been clipped several times and feels much better. Harvick still lights up our lives and he dearly loves little Shelby, who is who is two now, to be three on September 13, 2012. They really enjoy playing together and she thinks he's wonderful; I pretty much think so, too. :o)

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Comments (29)
Jun 24, 2008 tontosmommy
AWWWWWWWWW
Jun 24, 2008 Chance551238
Mister Puppy so origonal
Jul 7, 2008 11snoopygirl
at first i thought it said minister puppy like a priest. well my bad. harvicks adorable
Aug 28, 2008 tazzysmom
Your Harvick is so sweet. Dogs are the best medicine for both mind and body. I'm glad you have this adorable guy in your life. And, here's wishing you and your family happy times always.
Sep 10, 2008 doggymommy
Harvick is adorable. Best thing in the world is the bond between man and dog for healing. Many years of health and happiness for you and yours.
Sep 11, 2008 Rickysmom
Waht a sweet pie. He's jsut adorable. I'm so happy you have each other. I know he is very special to you as your are to him.
Sep 22, 2008 Kayra33
I stopped by your profile b/c I sometimes read all the wonderful things that you have to say about the pups on here and it caught my attention. It is obvious how much you care about dogs and how much joy Harvick brings to you and you to him! Many wonderful and happy years for you and your pup and may all your dreams come true from Erie, PA!
Sep 22, 2008 caraschotch
I love Mister Puppy's sweet, bright face! He must truly be a light in your life!
Oct 24, 2008 Oliver's Mummy
I recently "joined" The Daily Puppy after visiting the site daily for a couple of months. I always enjoyed reading your comments and have noticed your absence. I pray that you and your family are alright. God bless you and Harvick.
Nov 8, 2008 doggymommy
Love Harvick's new avatar!!!!
Apr 3, 2009 BuddyandMe
Awwwwwwwwwwww!! Harvick! Mister Puppy! Arent you just oh so handsome you adorable little boy :P Lots of treats and cuddles! :)
Apr 9, 2009 Drayna
Harvick is massively cute, Jim. I'm sure he feels very lucky to be able to help you out.
Apr 19, 2009 wolfgirl66
WoW! Mister puppy is totally adorable and I hope ya'll enjoy many happy years together!!!!!!!!!!!!
May 16, 2009 lizanne
Harvick is so sweet and I hope to see you back on the DP more often. I enjoy reading your posts. Your Puppy is a joy to see. Elizabeth~
May 23, 2009 ako
harvick is super cute, and i am so awe- strucken to find what a deep pondering gaze he has.
May 23, 2009 Cricket7
Awe... Harvick is adorable beyond words! I pray you are blessed with many years together ;o)
Oct 17, 2009 maltipinfan
What a beautiful dog! What beautiful big eyes, what silky hair, but beware that snaggle tooth! Hee Hee. Missed reading your comments on daily puppy. Hoping you are doing OK and will continue to read your uplifting blurbs. They brighten my day, as do my doggies.
Oct 17, 2009 K9_KRZY
What a cute smiling face!
Oct 20, 2009 suzie_elias
Thankyou for your lovely comments, I hope you and Mr Puppy are having a wonderful day. Love Maddy... woof
Oct 21, 2009 KentuckyJim
You're most welcome. I don't comment very often any more as I have to "pace" myself to make sure I can do what I need to do on the internet, like email and Face Book. Thank you for writing back to me. I do appreciate it. My love to all, in the Blessed Lord Jesus, Jim
Apr 6, 2010 ilmw98
He is sooooo super cute! HUgs and kisses from me and trixie! And please comment on my pups!
Apr 17, 2010 sundayfriday
He is sooooo amazing!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!Please comment on my pups.
May 8, 2010 Dailypuppy Team
Happy 5th Birthday!
Many belly rubs for you on this special day.
May 8, 2011 Dailypuppy Team
Happy 6th Birthday!
Many belly rubs for you on this special day.
Nov 4, 2011 JanW
Harvick, it's so obvious that you were sent from God to be a blessing for your daddy, Kentucky Jim. It's amazing how you little guys can touch our hearts. I'm certain that you love him as much as he loves you. I love the story and the testimony. Blessings to all of you!
May 8, 2012 Dailypuppy Team
Happy 7th Birthday!
Many belly rubs for you on this special day.
May 8, 2013 Dailypuppy Team
Happy 8th Birthday!
Many belly rubs for you on this special day.
May 9, 2013 KentuckyJim
Thank you!
May 8, 2014 Dailypuppy Team
Happy 9th Birthday!
Many belly rubs for you on this special day.
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