Posts Tagged Maltese


Ear Goop and Humpy Crack Puppies

  The duty has fallen to me to put medical ear goop into the Crack Puppy’s left ear. This is necessary because she is a Maltese/Shih-Tzu cross. And “Shih-Tzu”, in English, means “making your vet a millionaire”. So in addition to giving her 3/4 of a phenobarbitone tablet morning and night, wrapped in cheese, for […]

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Crack Puppy Arrested!

Ling Ling III, the cutest Crack Puppy in the universe, has been busted. Reports indicate she ate and rolled in poop. Again. Ack. Even though it is winter in New Zealand, the offender was punitively bathed by the Missus. And had her teeth brushed by the Missus. With a pink doggy electric tooth-brusher. And then […]

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Eye Boogers & the Crack Puppy

  Aside from several members of the immediate family, there is nothing on Earth that the GM Finance loves more than the *Crack Puppy. This explains why Ling Ling III has been given a trendy green sweater. Why she gets chicken treats, and yam treats, and rawhide sticks. Plus Grade-A chicken, cooked tenderly and with […]

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Happy 1st Birthday Crack Puppy!

Woot! Happy Birthday Ling Ling III! Yay for the Crack Puppy! To anyone who feels compelled to mention that, technically, at age 2 3/4, Ling Ling is no longer still a “puppy”, we make these legal points: 1) We have only owned Ling Ling for one year 2) Hence we are celebrating her 1st Birthday […]

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The Enormous Power of Cute

You get away with a lot if you are cute. I don’t say this from personal experience, even though “cute” is the highest rating I ever received on the “looks” scale. I say this in reference to the Crack Puppy. If you have followed this blog at all, you know that we own Ling Ling […]

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Moosedawg on Stilts and a Crack Puppy Rabbit

In May, I thought Buddy the Moosedawg, at 12, was about to kark it. Mentally and physically he was losing it. But this week he’s running on testosterone like a teenager. He’s trying to do his spinning, snarling whirling dervish of death and destruction impression. Granted, he used to do it at about 9000 rpms, […]

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Crack Puppy Update!

Awhile back, we thought about setting fire to $100 bills. But that would take too long to drive us into bankruptcy. So we bought a Crack Puppy instead. Yesterday the GM Finance and I spent a fortune at the vet. But it’s all worth it, and the investment is already paying off BIG TIME.

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