[nagdu] puppy update

Sheila Leigland sleigland at bresnan.net
Fri Jul 26 19:00:15 UTC 2013

how funny that is our son would have named a dog aafter a car. in fact a 
friend of his named a femalekitten turbo.
On 7/26/2013 11:23 AM, Julie J. wrote:
> Here's a web page that explains the Puppy Aptitude Test, the scoring 
> and how to interpret the results.
> http://www.volhard.com/pages/pat.php
> There are other puppy temperament test from other sources.  This is 
> just the most common one.
> I have done this puppy test before, but not with these puppies. The 
> breeder had already done them.  When we arrived, a bit later than 
> expected, the puppies had been out playing for a while.  They were 
> tired.  I could have repeated the tests with them.  the scores will 
> vary a bit as the puppies develop.  However because the puppies were a 
> bit tired, because the breeder had already done them and from my 
> observations she was spot on in her assessments of the puppies, I 
> didn't do the formal tests with the puppies. I did do things like call 
> the puppies to me, pet them, pick them up and walk away to see if they 
> would follow.  I didn't keep score though.
> My son picked out the name.  I was thinking Morgan or Indi for a girl, 
> but they didn't seem right.  He almost instantly came up with Jetta 
> and it felt right.   I Googled it last night and Volkswagen made it up 
> in reference to the jet stream.  So my German dog is named after a 
> German car that means strong wind!  I hope that means she will be a 
> breeze to train and handle or that she'll move fast and not the less 
> desirable interpretation of windy! LOL
> Julie
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