Kimberly Robinson
The Guiterrez family (Gary and Heather) loves their dog Friday, a Jack Russell mix for her energy, which they say is very close to that of their son Ole. Not pictured, son Leo.

Pet of the Week: Friday has friendly energy

Friday, a Jack Russell mix, only came to the Guiterrez family six weeks ago but they've gotten to know her well. "She's got the same energy as our six year old son, Ole," said Gary Guiterrez. Friday is approximately 3 years old herself.

They got Friday from a shelter in Friday Harbor (hence her name) after she had come from Yakima and brought her home.

They feed her dry food.

Friday has already formed some canine friendships with Bunny, Rudy and Lulu, some neighborhood dogs.

But both Gary and his wife Heather noted that Friday's natural playfulness and energy are good for their family. "She just loves to play with the boys," Heather said, referring to both Ole, 6 and son Leo, 10.

"She's normally pretty mellow but like most dogs will pay attention when somebody's at the door," said Gary.

They take Friday out for walks and she gets a lot of attention.

Friday is not a ball chaser per se, but does enjoy her squeaky toys.

She's really sweet. She's very patient with the boys and really gentle with them. She's really grown on us and everybody takes to her because she's just a sweetheart and really good with people."

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