Owner: Kathleen Wong
Location: Fremont, Calif.
Dog Name: Lafite
Breed: German Shepherd
Job Title: Ballplayer and patrol dog
Star Quality: Loves hugs
Favorite Activity: Chasing skunks
Background Story: Lafite was brought to me in a small box when he was a puppy. I thought he would stay the same size, but he just kept growing. By then it was too late—I'd already developed a great deep relationship with my baby, so I had to keep him!