You might remember Sidney from his appearance on The Daily Corgi in April, where he appeared in a post about “Team Low Rider’s” participation in the Paws in the Park 2010 Fundraiser for the Escondido Humane Society.
According to his Mom Geri S., three year-old Sidney enjoys his visits as a registered therapy dog at a local senior living facility. The folks at the facility look forward to his visits and watching him do his tricks. Sidney looks forward to the head pats, ear scritches and treats the residents give him. We never did get into agility, but I think this is a better activity for Sidney.”
“Sidney is an un-docked Pembroke. The lady that bred him decided not to have the procedure done on him and his brother. This leads to lots of questions from people we meet, but it’s a great opening to conversation! Any reason to talk about Sidney, LOL.”
“My daughter and I fell in love with the breed when we went to an agility event to watch my Dad run his Border Collies, and got there early enough to watch the “short dogs” run. It was love at first sight! We spent a few years trying to find a Corgi before we found Sidney.”
“While we fully intended to go into agility training with him, as fate would have it there was a waiting list for openings at our local training facility. To keep busy while waiting for a spot to open, we busied ourselves and little Sid with any kind of lessons we could sign up for. He passed his CGC (Canine Good Citizen) exam on the first try with flying colors.”
“When Sidney is not working or in continuing training, his favorite thing to do is to go on hikes in our lovely Southern California hills, or go play at the dog park with some of his Corgi friends. Sidney likes to chase the shorebirds at the beach, and our kitty here at home.”
“Sidney was so funny the other day. We were out for a walk when he noticed a Mom with her three little girls walking a ways behind us. He kept looking back, until he finally sat down on the side of the road, watching them and refusing to budge. So we waited and as they approached, I spoke with the mother and said “my dog really wants to say hi to your kids, he’s sitting here and wouldn’t move!” The Mom said it was OK for her kids to meet Sidney, so he walked up to them, tail wagging furiously. He didn’t jump on anyone, just accepted their little hands on him with a big Corgi grin. They were very sweet and patted him gently. After the meet-n-greet, we were good to go. Sid just loves kids so much! I could almost imagine him saying “my adoring public! I must grace them with my presence!” He’s become such a love.”
“Sidney’s such a character and has the most personality of any dog we’ve ever had the pleasure of knowing … “
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Welcome (back) to The Daily Corgi, Sidney!
You sure are a goodwill ambassador for Corgis in your neighborhood!