Franke (pronounced Frank-ee) is a 10-year-old Boston Terrier and the companion dog of his owner, Jeff Fruth, of Zephyrhills. He was named by his grandma after Frank Sinatra (‘ole blue eyes’). Franke truly loves people, children and other dogs. He a natural runner, even in his advancing age. Franke has slowed down a bit and enjoys his naps. Franke craves Milk-Bones and can’t seem to get enough of them.
Mocha is 1 year old and the sweetest beagle you will ever meet. She loves to play with a soccer ball, likes to find and carry sticks, and to walk around the neighborhood to say hello to anyone that passes by. She can be shy at times, but once she sniffs you out, her little personality shines. Mocha lives in Wesley Chapel with Fabiola Reyes.
A maintenance crew recently mowed a drainage pond in a neighborhood village in Zephyrhills. But after 2 inches of rain, resident Barbara Tabor woke up to find a mother duck with her brood in the pond. She wondered if the ducks had been there before the rain, and how did they all get there? She is still trying to figure out the mystery. Tabor said it was hard to count the ducks, as they kept moving, but she counted 16!
Abby is an unsighted, smart, loving rescue dog. She came in second place, in the cutest costume category, at this year’s Dogs Day in Dade City. Abby has won that same category for the past two years: Last year, she wore a Brownie Girl Scout costume, and recently she portrayed ‘The Little Mermaid.’ She reads The Laker Lutz News with her family every Tuesday. Abby lives with the Mountain family in San Antonio.