Happy Thanksgiving from a Happy Chihuahua.

Last year I was a 7 week old puppy running wild amongst a herd of Chihuahuas in Corona. Today I celebrated my 2nd Thanksgiving with my new family. We met a year ago tomorrow and have been very happy Read more

Can dogs catch the human flu virus?

Last Sunday I went to dinner with my daddies at a friend’s house. All seemed to be going fine. I didn’t get to eat any of the good food at the table. Just my usual dog food. But I Read more

Help! My Chihuahua ate a Chocolate Chip Cookie.

I ate part of a chocolate chip cookie yesterday and boy was it ever good. And I’m here to tell you I survived. No reaction whatsoever. No diarrhea, vomiting, running in circles. Nada.

You see, my daddy dropped part Read more

Why does my dog like to chase and carry sticks?

Dogs have an instinct to chase after moving objects. Our nature is to catch our meals. It’s our prey. It’s what we do. Dogs in the wild do not have nice people providing them with a delicious meal in Read more

What is “Pancaking” or “Belly Crouching”?

Is that something from IHOP? I wish. Although I’ve never had a pancake I’m sure it would taste quite delicious.

But “pancaking” refers to a submissive behavior common in a lot of small dogs. It happens when your dog Read more

Why is my Chihuahua such a finicky eater?

It’s because we can be. Why eat the same old thing every day when, with a little effort, you can convince your “caretaker” that you need variety. If you ate your dog food without any problems you wouldn’t be Read more

Why does my Chihuahua have Droopy Ear Syndrome?

Do all Chihuahuas have ears that stand straight up? If they are breed standard then yes, their ears most likely will be standing up. But all Chihuahuas are not created equal. Some of us may not be well bred. Read more