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Rose Park Dog Stories
: Cache-Cache (Hide and Go Seek in French)
: 10-year-old Papillon (Butterfly in French)
: Helgi Walker on N Street
: Secure childhood. Show Dog. American champion.
: Six pounds “but he thinks he’s the king of Rose Park. He’s a big dog trapped in a small body.”
: His “blaze,” the white strip between his eyes.
: Liver pate from Stachowski’s. Responds to name of the store. (“He wants to say Jamie is a genius.”)
: “His politics are extreme. He’s a monarchist.” (Marie Antoinette had Papillons)
: None. “His job is to be beautiful. He’s used to people stopping him. He knows he has to be good to his admirers.”
: Skippy, who lives with Tom Birch and Sidney Lawrence on 29th Street. “They’re the same size.”
THOUGHTS ON ROSE PARK
: “It’s the perfect place. His first birthday party was right here at this picnic table.”
: “Jumps right into his carrier.” He shuttles between Georgetown and Hobe Sounds in Florida. “He loves Yappy Hour at the golf course there.”
– Interview by Craig Wilson