Meet Herman. a.k.a...Hermy.
A few weeks ago we were sorting through old toys to keep or toss into the goodwill pile. Sunny saw Hermy in the midst of all the toys and lunged for him. Literally knocked us down to get to him. Like he was a long lost friend he hadn't seen in years. We've only had Sunny for a year. Prior to that my sister had him for 3 years and says she's never seen Herman before. So, we have no idea why Sunny had instant chemistry with this stuffed toy, but that day he began to walk; actually pace, quickly and nervously around the house with Hermy ever-so-gently tucked in his mouth. Three weeks later, his love affair with Hermy hasn't waned. It's the craziest thing.
He takes Hermy (we named him) everywhere he goes. He's extremely possessive and protective of him. He never chews on him, but does enjoy biting down just enough to make the squeeze toy inside of him squeak. Sunny does allow us to play fetch with him, but only if we play by his rules and toss him right away. If we hang on to him for too long, Sunny will pick him up and take him away.
Good, sweet doggy.