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Pets of Dalhousie: Meet Neely

Posted by Communications, Marketing and Creative Services on June 23, 2021 in Community Highlights

Neely is a chocolate lab who lives with Mary Jane Webber, communications and strategy manager with the Ocean Frontier Institute.

Name: Neely Webber

Nickname(s):  Littlebabypuppydog Bestdoginthewholeworld, My baby, Furface

Species/breed: Chocolate Lab

Age: 10

Fave food: Yes. (But if we had to pick, chimken and cawwots)

Special tricks: Being an empath. She will instinctively go to the person in the room who is holding in the most negative energy. She even nudges my arm holding the phone if I am talking to someone in distress. If I’m in a meeting where things are getting tense, she will leap off the second floor bed and rush to the basement to be within petting distance. She’s very woowoo.

Best quality: Companioning. The unvarnished truth is that her love and solid presence got me through the pandemic. As a single person, the days were a lot less lonely, long and scary with her by my side. Never, ever has any creature looked at me the way she does.

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Don't forget to check out the previous pet we've featured in this space this month — Gili, Yserin, Korial and Baron Von Doom, Squishy, Spruce, Bundles, Chucho and Allie, Nacho and Dorito, Henry Charles, Prim, Wally and Sissi, the pets of OFI, Jack and Lewi — as well as pets from previous months:

The month in pets: January

The month in pets: February

The month in pets: March

The month in pets: April

The month in pets: May