Gigi Chalena

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Home:Long Island, a  [I have a diary!]  
Age: 12 Years   Sex: Female

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My Sunshine, Little Houdini, Velcro, My Baby Girl

Doggie Dynamics:
not playfulvery playful

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Quick Bio:

Gotcha Date:
July 18th 2010

July 18th 2004

Belly rubs and more Belly rubs! Going for walks. Eating!, Anything Princess has.

Being left alone

Favorite Toy:
She doesn't show any interest in toys, however she likes rawhide.

Favorite Food:
Bil Jacks training soft treats, Cheese, Milk Bones, Anything!

Favorite Walk:
Any where with me

Best Tricks:
Belly Rubs,BOL! Bows, roll over, crawl, shake paw, sit, stay, drop it, down,leave it

Arrival Story:
Gigi was offered for adoption on eBay's classified. A young lady was returning to college and loved her very much, but realized she could not give Gigi the attention anymore that Gigi would need. It seems that two months ago this young lady adopted Gigi from another woman who also listed her on eBay classifieds. This woman claims to have originally adopted her from a shelter, which means that she had to be owned by some one else prior to being in the shelter. That means that I am Gigi's 5th mommy within the past four months! Well Gigi has finally found her furever home! She will not be shuffled around anymore! Gigi has had puppies, you can see the C-section scar, so who knows how many owners or puppies she really has had in her short little life. She weighs only 6 pounds and is only 9" tall. We are taking a guess at her age too. Gigi is a very sweet and affectionate little lady. She would love to be in your arms 24/7 and thrives on belly rubs! She is a real escape artist too. She seems to know all the tricks when it comes to conquering baby gates, and any barriers that I set up. She hates to be crated too. She will make a mad dash for the front door if she even sees you near it, so I have to be very careful when coming and going. She just does not want to be left alone even for a minute. I can't blame her for feeling so insecure. what dog wouldn't be after being in so many homes? She has done remarkably well with her potty manners for the last couple of days. We just have to conquer the night time. Gigi loves to go for walks with me and Princess. She got the hang of a leash within two days. I think she gave me a hard time at first because she would preferred to be carried, due to her fears and insecurity. All in all, Gigi is a wonderful sweet and loving little lady, and I completely adore her.

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My First BIrthday In My New Home

July 17th 2011 10:14 pm
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Today is my first Birthday with my mommy, but it is really my 7th Birthday. It has been a wonderful year full of all soughts
of surprises that I never experienced before. I love my new home and my new mommy, and my sisfur Princess so much. They have been so good to me, especially when I got so sick this past winter and suffered those awful seizures. Mommy held me a lot and boy did I love that! I am much better now and haven't had any seizures in months. Mommy said the diet changed everything for the better and she refused to give me those meds. So as long as I stay on a strict diet, I am doing okay. Now I run and play and do zoomies and act like a real happy dog. Mommy has taught me so many new things and I love doing them for her. She says that even though I broke her bank, LOL!, I was worth every penny and she wouldn't change a thing! What more could a pup ask for?

It's going to be a great day for me because we are going to have a party at the dog park with some of mommy's friends and play with all of the other pups. I can't wait until I open all my new presents!


Medical Update

September 19th 2010 6:00 pm
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Good news!

I finally got spayed today, and I got my teeth cleaned and they took out four of my teeth! I'm gonna miss those teeth. So now I am all caught up on everything I need.

My new blood test shows that my kidneys should be okay. I have to have a blood test done every three months to make sure I stay stabilized. Boy was mommy and I happy about that! The lower protein seems to be helping me, maybe that's why I always seem to be hungry though. The doctor said that mommy could add some cooked rice as a little filler since that won't put any weight on me and it will make my tummy feel like it is fuller and I won't always be pestering mommy for more food.

I like my Oneses, much better then wearing that big plastic thing on my head.

Well, I have to go for now, I am so sleepy and tired. It has been a long day for me and mommy.



August 20th 2010 6:32 pm
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August 21, 2010 marks the 19th Annual International Homeless Animals Day. In an effort to raise awareness about the extreme overpopulation affecting animal shelters, The International Society for Animal Rights (ISAR)will hold events and candlelight vigils across the world in honor of those animals that have lost their lives due to overpopulation.

Every year more than 4.5 million dogs and cats die in local animal shelters due to a lack of space. For the past 19 years, organizations such as ISAR have promoted new ideas and efforts to maintain the pet population with spay and neuter programs. One of the kindest acts people can perform to save the lives of animals is to spay or neuter their pet, which prevents homeless animals from ever being born in the first place.

From a simple spread of the message, to attending fundraisers for shelters to help keep their spay/neuter programs thriving, we all can help the cause in keeping shelter populations at a minimum.

CHECK the links to see vigial services being held in your state to honor all the homeless animals, and light a candle too.


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