Niko

 
 

Niko! We wish that he had a better name story, but it was the only name that we could agree on for him. We wanted a name that was short and sweet like him. Weeks before he came home, I had multiple names in a list on my phone, and he was still nameless for the first 3 days.

Niko is 8 months! His birthday is October 26, 2019.

 
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We have had Niko since he was 12 weeks old. 

 
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After our beloved Levi passed away suddenly at the age of 2, we were heartbroken and knew we had more love to give to a pup. I had always wanted a frenchie. Our neighbors had gotten a frenchie from Beautibuls French Bulldogs in Barton, NY, so we contacted them for more information. It turns out that they had a puppy that they did not advertise and were waiting for the right person to talk about. We always say Niko was handpicked for us by our Levi.

 
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Don’t let his grumpy face fool you, Niko is one happy boy. He is a total lover, and is happiest with snuggling humans and pups alike. He is very food motivated, and will do anything for a treat. Niko rarely barks, but he does scream like a dinosaur if he wants something, especially when he sees people playing cornhole. He loves the bean bags.

 
 

Nicknames: Niko has a ton of silly nicknames! Nikoshark (after baby shark doo doo), Baby Dino (due to his noises), Neeks and Bubba. 

 
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Favorite Toy: He has this squeaky cow that my grandma got him as a welcome home present. We have had to replace Mr. Cow twice already.

Favorite Treat: Niko has not met a treat that he doesn’t like, but he really loves the frenchie pumpkin treats from the Barkery. And we love how they support the shelter. 

 
 

Dislikes: He hates the vacuum, mop, swifter...basically anything used to clean.

Likes: He loves playing with friends and going to the dog park. I think he actually enjoys being a model and posing for 100s of pictures! 

Favorite Activity to do with his Parents: Doing anything with us is his favorite activity. He does especially enjoy snuggling and going any where that is dog friendly. We are lucky that Buffalo is a dog friendly city and there are a lot of dog friendly spots that Niko can accompany us to. 

 
 

Favorite Sleep Spot: Niko sleeps in bed and he hogs the bed. Someone please explain how a 19lb Frenchie can take up the whole bed! 

 
 

Want to see more of Niko’s grumpy face, follow us at niko.the.french on Instagram! 

 
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Drew Williams