DALLAS -- You’ve probably seen or heard a few famous Skip’s through the years. There’s the Skip-It toy, sports announcers Skip Caray and Skip Bayless, Skippy Peanut Putter, basketball player Skip To My Lou, and the song with the same name.
It’s time to get to know the best of the bunch, though: Couch Monster Skip.
"His foster family dubs him the Couch Monster, and the reason why is because he loves to get on the couch and rearrange the pillows so they fit his needs,” said Dallas Pets Alive! Marketing Director Haley Edman.
Other than the couch, his list of needs is a single item: find a family.
"We don’t know why he was owner surrendered because he was perfectly healthy,” Edman said.
Dallas Animal Services tried, but skipping out on Skip became an adoption floor theme.
"He spent about two months over on the adoptions floor, and sometimes it’s just really hard to get older dogs and especially pit bulls adopted out,” Edman said.
Old?! Skip’s only six. He’s got plenty of gas left in the tank.
“Skip's got a lot of energy,” she said. “He's super active.”
So is it breed bias for the pit mix? We all know pit bulls tend to be judged more harshly than other breeds, but Skip is a bias breaker.
“He's super friendly and affectionate,” Edman said. "He loves to be where you are. He loves other dogs.”
And we’ve already established he loves the couch! Don’t skip out, y’all! Skip’s your dude!