Tiberius the Flashy Fawn Boxer

California reader Anna Olide's dog may take some time to open up, but once he does, this cuddle-obsessed dog is full of affection

Tiberius the Flashy Fawn Boxer
Feb 18, 2021

Owner: Anna K. Olide, employed by Wente Family Estates

Location: Modesto, Calif.

Dog Name: Tiberius

Age: 5

Breed: Flashy Fawn Boxer

In a Word: Needy

Job Title: "Scaredy Cat" Watchdog (barks at everything and then hides)

Star Quality: Tiberius LOVES to cuddle so much that we named it as a command. If we say "Cuddle?", he jumps up to curl into the tightest, comfiest ball in your lap! Never mind that he's 68 lbs!

Favorite Reward: Whimsees Dental Chews (He loves to pick his favorite porcupine-shaped ones out of the tub first.)

Favorite Activity: Begging for charcuterie leftovers!

Favorite Getaway: Cozy bed in the living room, where all the action is!

Forgivable Flaw: Tiberius is very guarded and fearful of new things/people. And he always sticks his nose in his mama's glass of wine. He seems to like the smell of Chardonnay the most!

Background Story: Tiberius chose me as his mama. While I was cuddling one of his litter mates, my husband was cuddling Ty. When he set Ty down to see how he walked, Ty marched right over to my foot and proceeded to pee on it. It was spring and I was wearing flip flops. I knew right then that he chose me, which is the way it should be.


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