Category Archives: dogs and kids

Reciprocity

At breakfast this morning Riley said, “I don’t think there’s ever been anyone who didn’t like Jingle.” Seth paused while eating his peanut butter toast and said, “I don’t think there’s ever been anyone Jingle didn’t like.”

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Yip the Agility Chihuahua?

Inspired by the video above in which Mixy the Chihuahua demonstrates agility, Seth is working with a trainer to teach Yippee some of the same things. Both boy and dog are over the moon. Turns out Yippee is super smart … Continue reading

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Chewy’s Revenge

Before Seth had Yippee, there was Chewy. Chewy is the Webkin stuffed Chihuahua he carried around and slept with and placed all his wishing-hoping-longing dreams of having a Chihuahua on for years. Chewy got seriously kicked to the curb (or … Continue reading

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There seems to be a pattern

    Chihuahua. The perfect hot water bottle.

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Treat Him Like a Rottweiler

We were having a problem with Jingle. She’d started to become aggressive with other dogs when we were out on walks. She used to love every dog in the neighborhood. Now she’s snarling at them, showing her teeth, the second … Continue reading

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Yippee’s Photo Shoot

Why yes! My children did watch ET for the first time recently. How did you know? This is actually the first time Seth has commissioned me to write a blog post. I have not figured out what my fee will … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday to Yip

I’m not one to celebrate the birthdays of our pets. But my children are. And what the heck. It’s fun posting pics of puppies.┬áToday Mr. Yip is one year old. That’s him above with his litter mates. The baby in … Continue reading

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Chihuahua Love

Yippeepalooza. I’m in love with a Chihuahua. You want to make something of it? It was so unexpected. He’s just so darned handsome. How’s a girl supposed to resist? All the rumors about his kind have proven to be untrue. … Continue reading

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Yippity Snip

This is the face of someone who is about to be neutered. We’ve held off, because the thought of complications, the thought of anything happening to this dog… let’s just say Seth lives for him. It would be bad. I … Continue reading

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Appreciation Saturday

While the guy is painting our living room downstairs, Riley, Seth, Jingle, Yippee, the cats, and I are piled into the bedroom. The kids are watching TV while I type away. Seriously, why don’t we do this every day? So … Continue reading

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Dogs and Kids

Yippee likes to sleep with his nose in Seth’s armpit. Eventually he comes up for air. Little Man loves his dog. And then, we have the girls. Jingle was over at her BFF’s the other day,(they like to romp together … Continue reading

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