Questions and Answers
What is the story behind your name?
The human wanted an Ancient Greek name but not something that was common to the breed (Zeus, Appollo, etc) Then Ajax appeared. Ajax the Greater. But due Ajax spray and wipe it was shortened to Jax. On my papers it says Ajax.
What is your breed and what type of coat do you have?
I am a Doberman Pinscher. I have a very sleek, short haired coat.
What is your REAL age in dog years?
I will be 28 in December!
Why is Houndztooth your preferred natural pet store?
I have used multiple different shampoos and been to many groomers which has left my skin so dry after each wash. Houndztooth products are the only ones that don’t actually dry out my skin, leave my coat ridiculously shiny and smell great!
What is your favourite Houndztooth dog grooming product and why?
The spray conditioner! The human always gives me a quick spray before we head to an event which leaves me smelling beautiful and gives an extra shine.
What is your favourite Houndztooth pet product and why?
The marble bowl! I am in love. It’s soo elegant which matches my looks I also love the new hemp oil product. I didn’t think my coat could look any better, but boy was I wrong. It glistens, my gut health, skin and everything has improved.
Do you like being bathed, showered or going to the pet groomer?
I like to shower with the human. It’s a fun little bonding time
What is your most embarrassing SSB (secret single behaviour), you know the thing you like to do when no-one is ‘meant’ to be looking?
I have a special white fluffy pillow that I like to suckle on. No other fluffy pillows, or anything else. Just that. Also it’s the only toy I don’t destroy in seconds
What is your favourite thing to do with your owner?
Snuggle under the blankets in bed in the mornings and go on adventures
What is your favourite Houndztooth treat?
Ooo this is hard! They’re all so delicious. I’m going to go with the kangaroo!
. If you could eat three foods the rest of your life, what would they be?
Doughnuts, chicken, pizza (sounds like the human right?! She has the best food)
What silly name does your owner call you?
Jaxy Boy, My Man, Handsome Man, My Boy.
What is the naughtiest things you have done?
I used to protest a lot to not get into the car or leave a park. I’d run away. Was a fun little game. Then the human drove off on me... Needless to say, I haven’t done it again.
Where do you sleep?
Sometimes on my bed Infront of the heater, or the couch, if I’m really lucky the human let’s me in with her. (That’s usually in the morning for a snuggle)
What do you think about when lying around?
Food, where’s Meek (my kitty sibling) if there’s lots of dogs around- just leave me alone!
What is your favourite Houndztooth pet accessory?
The brown leather traffic leash! It’s the perfect length and looks stylish.
What is the most embarrassing thing you have done to your owner?
After the dog Lovers Show on the Saturday in Melbourne last year (2018) the human and I were heading home (we caught the train) went to go down the escalator at parliament station. I remembered that long thing, there was noo way I was going back down that, I slipped out of my new collar and ran riot in the station. I very very tired. I was running and barking at the human then running away again in protest. People were running away and screaming. Then all of a sudden an elderly lady opened up a sandwich which stopped me dead in my tracks. We took the elevator after that.
What is the craziest thing you have ever eaten?
Human diarrhoea poo off the toilet seat at a public toilet in a dog park. The human was not impressed!
What is the biggest mess you have made?
When I was a pup, the one and only time I got into anything was the human’s sister’s hair extensions & shoes. She left them on the floor, so it’s a free for all right?!
What is your favourite cafe to puppacino at?
In Sydney- Macchina Forno. I got to drink my water out of a coffee cup. Now that’s service. Plus the food is delicious!
What is your favourite bottom sniffing, ball chasing park?
I’m not much of a fan of dog parks. I’d prefer to go adventuring. Like Norton’s Park, the Briars, walking bush track along the Maribrynong
Who is a member of your Houndz BFF pack?
The one and only Dave the Beagle.
What is your favourite Houndztooth dog shampoo blend?
Stella’s blend. I love the smell and it’s soo lovely on my skin
Did you graduate from puppy school?
I did not. I never went to puppy school or any school. The human has done all the training herself. However I don’t recommend people to do that. Puppy school is very important and so is any form of dog school for good manners.
Have you ever peed out of excitement?
Maybe a couple of times when I was a tiny pup, but not in a veeeeery very long time.
Who do you think has the best floof you have ever seen?
Have you ever felt like you are a super model after being groomed with Houndztooth?
. If you could have a doggy super power what would it be and what would you be called?
Reading the minds of humans and brainwashing them to do what I say (give treats) I’ve already started trying this out. I’ve been quite successful so far
If you are a donut loving doggo and you could be a doughnut flavour what would you be and why?
Kangaroo, I’m lean, a little bit wild & whilst I look sweet, I have the ability to f*** sh** up!
If you had the attention of the doggy world for just 10 seconds, what would you say?
If you want to get through life doing not much and getting yummy food, work on those puppy dog eyes
If you could only keep one toy which one would you keep?
My white fluffy pillow. Only toy I won’t destroy!
What three words would you use to describe yourself?
1. Handsome 2. Cheeky 3. Sook
How many pats do you need a day?
There’s a number?! If I was getting touched all day every day I’d be the happiest pooch in all the land!
. If a genie gave you three wishes, what would you wish for?
1. Never ending supply of food 2. Never ending supply of attention 3. To live forever (that’s more the human’s wish)
Do you have any ‘human’ habits?
Morning snuggles under the blankets with the human
If you could talk to your owners, what would you say?
Pat me, pay me attention. Where’s the food?! Can I come to bed too?
How long did you ~really~ take to be toilet trained?
Pretty quickly! We ended up getting a new housemate in my younger months whom didn’t like me too much, those couple of months whilst they were around was very stressful for me & I started going backwards. As soon as they left, I was back to normal.
If you were a Hollywood celebrity, who would you be?
Hmm... Brad Pitt, he is a handsome man
If you could have any career in the world, what would you choose?
Either a food tester or a model
Ball or chew toy?