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Saturday, August 14, 2010

Starving Chiweenie Plea

Ever since our last dog vet visits, one thing is apparent, with me as the sole exception, the rest of the pack needs to lose weight. The chiweenie, Frankie, didn't take the news very well. She does not consider herself in any way overweight so she's rather upset about having to go on a diet. M is determined. She realizes the dangers lurking behind dog obesity and wants to keep the pack healthy and happy for as long as possible.
According to the dog vet, the chiweenie, has to lose ONE pound. One pound may not seem much to most but considering that the chiweenie's weight is only NINE pounds . . .
. . . it's a bit much. 

The "diet" was going well, until last Monday. M had been cutting back Frankie's caloric intake slowly but surely. On Monday we were moving so there were lots of people in our home and one of them left a bean burrito on the coffee table. Frankie assumed it was for her. M was livid but there wasn't much she could do short of wearing an oxygen mask and waiting it out. This was a first. Apparently the chiweenie will be honored by having her name added to the Counter Surfers' Hall of Fame.

"I would prefer dog treats to honor."

I feel for the chiweenie, a.k.a. the brindle burrito!



Lola said...

None of you look overweight to me. Even Linguini looks good for a lady of her age. Frankie looks like she could be model for Dog's sake. I understand the dangers of letting it creep up, but I don't think there'll much left of Frankie if she looses a whole pound.

lotsa licks, Lola

JackDaddy said...

Oh my. Around here, the burritos can weigh nine pounds by themselves!

Good luck on the fumigation :)

Benny and Lily said...

I keep telling mom its muscle
Benny & Lily

Mango said...

Poor little starving Cheweenie. Bet you were careful lighting matches once those beans started working their magic.


road-dog-tales said...

Oh, yeah, SCORE one for the chiweenie!
The Road Dogs

The Luke said...

I am havin a hard time finkin any of you need to loose a pound or even a few oz's.

I was once told that you appear fin if your friends are fatter than you... so may I suggest you "friend" the Bleu???

Big Boy is 90 pounds, bone dry, before breakfast. Even I look skinny in his company! Just sayin.

wif love from the Luke

Khyra And Sometimes Her Mom said...

Have woo tried a green bean burrito?

Khyra and Khousin Merdie

Twix said...

Frankie is definitely part weenie! Us doxies never allow food to linger anywhere for long.
Sorry I've been MIA lately. Its been a weird summer around here. Sending love and kisses.

Lorenza said...

Frankie is now part of the Counter Surfers Club!
I hope that burrito was yummy!
Kisses and hugs

Tanuki Maxx said...

Diet? Sheesh...I dont think any of woo's overweight. Mom's giving me that look now, she's considering putting me on a diet..yikes!!


Cocorue said...

oh no, NO diets around here OR we WILL Disappear for good!!!


El'bow and Hauwii said...

we say NO to diets :D

El'bow & Hauwii

The Thundering Herd said...

Ruby salutes your superb prize!

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