Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg picked up his adorable new puppy on Sunday, and already the dog has over 15,000 followers on Facebook. Not bad, Beast. The Puli puppy was bought from a breeder in Oregon and here’s what we already know about the adorable Beast, thanks to the Facebook page set up by Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan.
- Beast is a Puli, which is a Hungarian sheepdog. Beast was born on January 10, 2011.
- The Facebook founder’s dog was born in Grants Pass, Oregon but has moved in comfortably with Zuckerberg in Palo Alto.
- Beast enjoys cuddling, loving and eating. The puppy has already conquered stair climbing.
There are many fantastic photos of this adorable puppy on his Facebook page. Zuckerberg made a positive impression on the breeders who sold him his puppy, according to a story on ktvl.com.
“They were really down to earth people,” Szabo said. “So it was nice meeting them in person.”
The next morning Szabo said she went on Facebook, and Beast’s page already had more than 8,000 “likes.”
“This morning we woke up and our e-mail box exploded,” she said. “We tried to keep it quiet but I guess that doesn’t happen with the Internet.”
The Szabos said they are one of the few Puli breeders in the U.S., because the dogs are so hard to maintain. In fact, they said the dogs often end up in shelters because owners don’t realize how much time and effort goes into taking care of them.
I wonder if this will lead to more interest in this fascinating breed?