Here's a photo of my father as a little boy:
Here is Butz as a puppy:
Butz is still hale and hearty, and full of beanz. He slowed down earlier this year when he had to be put on heart pills, but they are working excellently so he still enjoys his daily walks. This morning I'm going to take him on an extra special outing, then give him a huge doggy breakfast of raw chicken with green veggies mixed with a little tuna on the side.
Butz's best friend is our stud cat Valentine - they have been inseparable since Valentine was a small kitten: