About Buddy:

Buddy is a medium-sized, male Heading Dog X, aged 2 years old.


Hi, I’m Buddy. I’m a lively, leggy 2-year-old mix of catahoula lab and heading dog.

And I do a perfect Chewbacca impersonation.

I’m a highly intelligent boy – focused on the important things.

Like stealing my owner’s baby wipes and hair ties!

When no one’s looking, I’ll sneak over and take a baby wipe, then wander round with it, to catch my owner’s eye.

I’ll walk backwards and forwards till I get her attention.

Once she sees me, away I go!

Just the other day, I FLEW down the hallway – baby wipe in tow – with my owner chasing behind.

Then I ran into the lounge and jumped over the couch – burying my head in one of the wall unit shelves.

I won that round! She’ll have to work harder next time.

I’ve been living, as a pet, with my family since I was a wee pup.

Now I’m a lean mean athletic machine!

I’m an independent man too. My family work long hours, so I get creative and make my own fun.

Just the other day, I saw a big fun stick to play with, so I ripped it out of the ground.

Too bad it was one of my owner’s standard roses!

But I’m helpful round the place too. I’m happy to take on rigorous renovations as I see fit.

Just the other day, I ripped all the lavender out of our garden!

My owner was grateful though. She said it was woody and it saved her the back-breaking job!

Recently, my owner sat me down for a chat.

She says, she loves me very much, but she does think I’d be happier in a more active home, where I could keep my quick mind busy.

It’s true. I’m always looking for a new project.

Just the other day, I chewed the whole doormat!

Life, for me, is a ball… literally.

That’s why a home without carpet would be ideal for me!

My favourite game is trying to clutch my ball with my claws and then watching it shoot across the floorboards!

My owner says she, and the family, will be sad to say goodbye, but I know they do want what’s best for me.

She thinks I’d be happy on a fully fenced lifestyle block, with room to run and play with other doggies.

At the dog park, I make friends with every breed!

I haven’t met chickens yet but I live with three cats and one of them is bossy!

When they run, I do love to chase them… but it’s all in good fun.

In fact, I sleep in my BED with one of them!

Sadly, I haven’t been around children very much… and I find them scary.

If I’m startled by one, I might growl a tiny bit – just because I feel uncomfortable, so a home without kids is best.

I’m quite a barky boy too, in general.

My family say I make the funniest sounds imaginable. I always keep them laughing.

You know, I still surprise myself – even at 2! I discovered what fun I can have with my tail!

I’ll grab it and walk the whole length of the house with it in my mouth!

I’ve got a GREAT nose on me too. My owner says, walking me on the street is a challenge.

She calls me the drunken sailor!

I won’t walk in a straight line. I’ll cut her off to get to every scent in every direction, while she nearly topples over me!

My owner is hoping to trial me in my new home, to make sure I’m the right fit.

She, and my family, would also love to hear updates on how I’m settling in.

So if you’re looking for a laugh-a-minute kind of guy – with unique cleverness and creative flair – I may be the smart cookie for you!

Is Buddy used to children? No.
Is Buddy used to cats? Yes.
Is Buddy toilet-trained? Yes.
Is Buddy used to stock? Don’t know.
Is Buddy used to chickens? No.
How well does Buddy get on with other dogs? Great.
Buddy lives in Auckland, .
A bit about Buddy’s personality:

I’m a guy FULL of personality! What can I say?

About me:

My name: Tracey Hansen.
My e-mail address: Traceyhansen1971@gmail.com.
My phone number: 021 1136203


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