Oliver, a silky terrier who will turn 5 years old June 12, is a beloved member of the Barry family on Brookfield Road. He acts like a big dog — despite being only 14 pounds — yet is afraid of almost everything. He likes all food, especially “people” food, but doesn’t much care for bananas. He loves hanging out with his family — John and Caryl Barry and thier children, 17-year-old John and 14-year-old Jessie — but isn’t particularly fond of people he doesn’t know or other dogs. One of his favorite tricks is to howl along to the “Happy Birthday” song, which he’ll presumably be doing next month when he celebrates his own special day.
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