As if one pup wasn’t enough, Ruthie was brought on board at Michael Shannon Designs to help with Jackson’s workload. She’s definitely risen to the occasion and earned her bones. Ruthie credits her tenacity and in-your-face approach to management for keeping the staff on their toes.


Title: Trusty Side Kick

Years on the scene: A dogs age

Pet peeve: Children!

Favorite lunch spot: The curb

Signature accessory: My bark

Guilty pleasure: Pupperoni

Couldn’t live without: My next meal