Brooke has a
easy personality. She likes her goats, and she is gentle with
animals and dogs. Brooke is so gentle and friendly when we are
about, I never really thought she would protect against any human
threats. She proved me wrong one dog show weekend, where the
were in a rough area of the city. It was late at night and my
and I were walking the dogs, and a group of about eight teens/early
twenties walked up from the road the other hotels were on. My
thought was, "man I wish I had Duke (deceased) or Reina (at home) or
Nazik (at home) with me." But she must have sensed they were drunk and
I was uneasy, because my huge muffin of a girl, stepped in front of me,
squared off, raised the hair on her back, and went into guard mode with
deep growls and several huge barks. She got their attention so
kept on walking until one of them threw up in the Marriott's
whispered to her "GOOD girl" and we carried on and quickly returned to
the hotel. She had never barked at anyone away from home before.
home, she will announce someone's arrival and is reserved at first
greeting, but away from home, she is a love.
She is huge - as my handler's daughter put it, "Great Dane size" and
they breed Danes. She is about 130 lbs lean. Her movement
effortless. She completed her health testing at two and she is
good for hips, elbows normal.
Brooke was one of 16 puppies in
the Aloysius x Boots litter!!
What a wonderful litter that was - it was like three in one, a
brindle litter, a fawn litter and a pinto litter. She is a
littermate to Nigel
Approximately five weeks
Approximately 6 weeks
Approximately 7 weeks
Nigel and Brooke
She is still taller than
First puppy match
About nine months old
A more mature looking
"I know you have a treat in
that hand behind your back"
Finally we went to a dog show!