Posts Tagged Shih Tzu


Shaky Dog Love

  I guess I need to get used to the seizures. The Crack Puppy would not settle next to my leg last night, as we Facebooked, watched TV and read about Salvation History. Then she raised up her front end and went rigid. She was seizuring again.

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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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Crack Puppy Mule Team

I now know EXACTLY what it’s like to be a mule-skinner, driving a team of 20 mean, ornery mules. Cracking the reins. Cursing. Spitting tobacco juice down your shirt. Yep, I know EXACTLY what it’s like to be a mule-skinner. At least one who has two small dogs playing the parts of 20 mean and […]

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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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