A new twist to Teacher’s Pet

Staff members share photos of their pets

Ivy is a two year old purebred Boxer who loves to run laps around the backyard and wiggles her whole body when she gets excited. Ruger is a one year old purebred dachshund who loves to lay in the sun and chase butterflies. "We say Ruger has a hippie attitude," Micah Birge, Health, PE, Leadership Teacher

Bear the Boxer helped everyone in the family with their projects, picture here with Alex. "She was a little white shadow." Mrs. Pratt, Health Teacher
Bear the Boxer helped everyone in the family with their projects, picture here with Alex. “She was a little white shadow.” Mrs. Pratt, Health Teacher
Ivy is a two year old purebred Boxer who loves to run laps around the backyard and wiggles her whole body when she gets excited. Ruger is a one year old purebred dachshund who loves to lay in the sun and chase butterflies. "We say Ruger has a hippie attitude," Micah Birge, Health, PE, Leadership Teacher
Ivy is a two year old purebred Boxer who loves to run laps around the backyard and wiggles her whole body when she gets excited. Ruger is a one year old purebred dachshund who loves to lay in the sun and chase butterflies. “We say Ruger has a hippie attitude,” Micah Birge, Health, PE, Leadership Teacher
Rocky, a rescue dog, is part Husky, Collie, and Australian Shepherd. He is protective of his family and LOVES going to the dog park where he chases dogs that are chasing balls. He has excellent hearing, unlike his mom, who was deaf. "If we open the Ziploc bag that holds cheese, he comes to the kitchen and promptly sits down to await his treat." Mrs. Kilga
Rocky, a rescue dog, is part Husky, Collie, and Australian Shepherd. He is protective of his family and LOVES going to the dog park where he chases dogs that are chasing balls. He has excellent hearing, unlike his mom, who was deaf. “If we open the Ziploc bag that holds cheese, he comes to the kitchen and promptly sits down to await his treat.”
Mrs. Kilga
Rocky is a five year old Boxer/Lab mix posing here with his owner's granddaughter. According to Mr. Keith Rodman, Math teacher, "he would like to be a lap dog."
Rocky is a five year old Boxer/Lab mix posing here with his owner’s granddaughter. According to Mr. Keith Rodman, Math teacher, “he would like to be a lap dog.”
Jake is a Lab/Rottie mix who enjoys rides and likes to try to take over driving. Jake tries to accomplish this by leaning into the driver with his 110 lbs and resting his head on the steering wheel!" Elaine Hogg, Transition Teacher
Jake is a Lab/Rottie mix who enjoys rides and likes to try to take over driving. Jake tries to accomplish this by leaning into the driver with his 110 lbs and resting his head on the steering wheel!” Elaine Hogg, Transition Teacher

The TJ staff thought it would be fun to staff members pets and also encourage AHS to participate in our new online venture. Look for the photo of each pet, the type and breed of the pet, and something unusual about each pet.  Comments are welcome!

Bailey is a Labrador who loves to accessorize by wearing scarves when she is not rolling in stinky stuff. "When I tell her she stinks it is her cue to walk herself to the tub, step in and prepare to be bathed." Angie Stubblefield, Math.
Bailey is a Labrador who loves to accessorize by wearing scarves when she is not rolling in stinky stuff. “When I tell her she stinks it is her cue to walk herself to the tub, step in and prepare to be bathed.” Angie Stubblefield, Math.
Brandywine's Sunny Ann Seventy, "Sunny" is a Boykin Spaniel. She is a competition/hunting dog. "The Boykin Spaniel is the state dog of South Carolina." Douglas Burt, Dean of Students
Brandywine’s Sunny Ann Seventy, “Sunny” is a Boykin Spaniel. She is a competition/hunting dog. “The Boykin Spaniel is the state dog of South Carolina.” Douglas Burt, Dean of Students
Lucy is a Dorkie, a Dachshund/Yorkie mix. She was saved from a family who wanted euthanize her at six months. "Since that day she has been with my family for 12 years!" Kathy Hayden SLC Paraeducator
Lucy is a Dorkie, a Dachshund/Yorkie mix. She was saved from a family who wanted to euthanize her at six months. “Since that day she has been with my family for 12 years!” Kathy Hayden SLC Paraeducator
Smokey is a chocolate lab who loves to swim and hunt. "If he is not swimming and hunting Smokey enjoys helping his Mom clean the dishes and the counter." Erica Hinson
Smokey is a chocolate lab who loves to swim and hunt. “If he is not swimming and hunting Smokey enjoys helping his Mom clean the dishes and the counter.” Erica Hinson

 

Buela is a rescued Bassett Hound who believes that she is a lap dog and is the princess of the house. "When not spending time snuggled up next to her family she is outside chasing squirrels up the trees in the yard." Erica Hinsen
Buela is a rescued Bassett Hound who believes that she is a lap dog and is the princess of the house. “When not spending time snuggled up next to her family she is outside chasing squirrels up the trees in the yard.” Erica Hinson
Barkley is a Lhasa Apso and was adopted through Furbabies Rescue. "He always greets me with enthusiasm." Laine Coates, Para-educator, Resource Room
Barkley is a Lhasa Apso and was adopted through Furbabies Rescue. “He always greets me with enthusiasm.” Laine Coates, Para-educator, Resource Room
Harlow is black and white dog who likes to sit with his legs crossed. His family calls him "dainty boy", whenever he does this. Scott McLaughlin, Math
Harlow is black and white dog who likes to sit with his legs crossed. His family calls him “dainty boy”, whenever he does this. Scott McLaughlin, Math
Hap is a Mixed Breed/Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever. "Hap was a stray in Eastern Washington, he is missing part of his ear and has five bee-bee bullets still in him. Now that he is rescued he has the spoiled life an old dog deserves." Samantha Laskey, Physical Therapist
Hap is a Mixed Breed/Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever. “Hap was a stray in Eastern Washington, he is missing part of his ear and has five bee-bee bullets still in him. Now that he is rescued he has the spoiled life an old dog deserves.” Samantha Laskey, Physical Therapist
"Rosie is the largest of my pet tarantulas. Her species is Grammostola rosea, the common name is Chilean Rose. She was rescued from a pet store about 10 years ago and since her life span is 20 years, I expect her to be around for a while." Aimet Coriano
“Rosie is the largest of my pet tarantulas. Her species is Grammostola rosea, the common name is Chilean Rose. She was rescued from a pet store about 10 years ago and since her life span is 20 years, I expect her to be around for a while.” Aimet Coriano
Hobo is a Brachypelma vagans, common name is Mexican red rump. "Hobo was a gift from my favorite tarantula breeder and was a tiny spiderling, 1/4" leg span, when it arrived." Aimet Coriano
Hobo is a Brachypelma vagans, common name is Mexican red rump. “Hobo was a gift from my favorite tarantula breeder and was a tiny spiderling, 1/4″ leg span, when it arrived.” Aimet Coriano

 

Jonah is a 7-year-old Beagle who grew up in Arizona and moved to Washington four years ago. "He is disgusted when I have to work in the evenings, as witnessed by his look of displeasure in this picture. When he sees a stack of papers or my laptop, he hides under the bed or sits by the front door with his back to me until I finish." Anna Marshall, Language Arts teacher
Jonah is a 7-year-old Beagle who grew up in Arizona and moved to Washington four years ago. “He is disgusted when I have to work in the evenings, as witnessed by his look of displeasure in this picture. When he sees a stack of papers or my laptop, he hides under the bed or sits by the front door with his back to me until I finish.” Anna Marshall, Language Arts teacher