When you get a dog in the family there are many things that you might need to consider or else you will not be fair to either of them – your family and the dog. When Joan Morris, the Pets & Wildlife columnist for the Bay Area News Group decided to adopt a Chihuahua.
Many people were confused with the decision and thought she might have lost her sanity and wanted to carry the dog in her purse.
However, Morris says that adopting the tiny little dog had been helpful in various ways and she has actually learned several things from the pooch. Morris has always been a cat person but her experience with the Chihuahua made her a dog person.
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Bailey, whose shelter name was Kennedy, was one of about 14 Chihuahuas waiting for a forever home at Tony La Russa’s Animal Rescue Foundation in Walnut Creek. People, after recovering from the initial shock of the purse dog, always ask why that particular Chihuahua. I have no good answer. He doesn’t look a thing like Pandora, who was light colored, fragile in frame with an apple head and a permanent look of trepidation. Bailey is black, sturdy — if he was a boy, he’d be wearing size “husky” — and he has the deer shaped head.
Read the full blog post written by Joan Morris on: http://blogs.mercurynews.com/pets/2015/03/03/dog-family/