Pet's Name: D.C.
Breed: Schnoodle (part schnauzer, part poodle)
Favorite Food: Dog food
Likes: Depends on the season; in the summer, playing 'big ball' with a soccer ball; in the fall, playing 'apple ball'; in the winter, playing 'ice cake'
Dislikes: Being out too long in cold weather
Most human-like quality: Curiosity; recognizes words and reacts.
Owners: Russell and Barbara Dorey
Loves pet because: Her personality, which can change on a dime.