A] Personal Details
1] Your Name?
“My full fantastic name is Charlie Maine! I often go by, but not limited to… Sweetboi, Honey Bun (Mama says l look like one when i sleep) and Charles Maine when l do a no-no.”
2] Your 2 Leggeds Names?
“My hoomans are kind and want the best for me, even when l am a fuss! My Mama’s name is Amanda and my Pops name is Tito aka Albert !”
3] What K9 Breed are you?
“I am a Chihuahua/Dachshund mix! Also known as a Chiweenie! I got more weenie side of the stick though 🙂
“My first day with Mama!”
4] How Old Are You?
“My birfday is Jan 25, 2018! I am just over 3 months and some change!”
5] Do you run your household?
“I WISH I RAN MY HOUSEHOLD but l is a kiddo and what Mama and Pops say, goes… “
6] Do you live inside or outside the house?
“I live inside comfy and snoogled up in my blankey with Monkey.”
7] Where about in the world do you live?
“I live in the southwesites of good ol’ TEXAS!”
B] Exercise/Play Time/Adventuring
“8 Weeks old and in the grass. I love the grass …
… and the flowers ..
… and the leaves …
… and hiding in the foliage … but best of all …
………. l love the grass!!!!”
8] How often do you take your 2 leggeds for a walk?
“My 2 leggies walk me once a day if they can! Daddy works and Mama takes me to work! l play in lots of grass.”
9] Do you vary the walks or trek the same route every day?
“My Mama loves for me to socialize! She takes me many different routes but lf i had a favourite, it would be the San Felipe Creek!!!”
10] Do your 2 leggeds allow you to talk to other K9’s on your walks or do they huff and puff behind you and urge you to hurry along?
“Mama encourages me to make friends! Furry or not! Only big puppers, she picks me up cause we don’t know if they are friend or foe!”
“Yo Cuz [Sammy]!”
11] Are you allowed to do ‘stuff’ on your walks freely?
“I walk freely as l please with my kitty cat collar! lt has a bell so Mama can hear me.”
12] Have your 2 leggeds ever embarrassed you? If so how?
“What is embarrassing about Mom or Dad!?!?! They love me!”
13] Do your 2 leggeds expect you to fetch the ball/toy every time during soft/hard play?
* Do you have favourite toys and if so what are they?
“My 2 leggies are not too harsh when it comes to play! l am pretty good about bringing back my pink eyeless monkey (l ripped his eyes out sorry not sorry)”
14] Are you loved every day?
“Me and Mom are best mates!!”
“Pops and me are bestest buddies as well!”
“I am gushed over 24/7! So much that it might be getting to my head…. “
15] Do your 2 leggeds take you away on holidays with them?
“My grandpa got me a carrier case so mis padres [my parents] can take me everywhere! I love it!”
16] Do you get to pick where you go if they do?
“Oh no, no, no… Mama makes da rules….”
17] Are you given treats? Too few or just right? What are your favourites?
“Treats should be a main food group l dont get enuff! Mom makes me peanut butter and kibble snacks to munch on! Sometimes l like to chew on ice to sooth my teefs!”
18] Are you fed a nutritional diet?
“I eats Blue Buffalo, Mom wants to switch me to her own recipe soon, home made pup food.”
19] Is your food moist or dry or both or even the raw meat diet?
“I have dry food right now noms nom nom (NOT!!)
20] Do you enjoy it or is it boring?
“Its boring l dont eat it unless im really hungry or if mom mixes her pup food with mine! lt tastes way better! (beans sauce)”
21] Do you eat it every day, or sometimes refuse to?
“I eat every day! l’m a growing young lad!”
22] Are you allowed to sample your 2 leggeds food?
“When Mom isnt looking, l get a lil somethin somethin from Pops shhhhhh dont say anything!”
23] Do you eat your food when you are expected to, or when you wish to?
“I eat when l wish!”
D] Your Personal K9 Stuff
“I am a burrito!”
24] Do you have a favourite piece of 2 legged clothing and if so, do they know?
“I love to wrap myself in Daddy’s shirts.”
25] Go on be a Devil – tell us what it is ….?
“Chewing on Moms favourite sandals and watching her realize it 2 days after the fact – her face! Now there is a picture!! Then l am Charlie Maine!
26] Do you deliberately play up at times, just to annoy or worry the 2 leggeds?
“You see, sleeping is an art form l have mastered, l even teach Pops how to do it properly!!”
“Play mode is permanently activated! with naps in between.”
27] Do you have a bed?
“I have a bed that my great great grandpupdad used when he was a youngin, i didnt get the chance to meet him, 10/10 would share.”
28] If so, do you sleep in your bed, or their bed, or the couch or all three and more?
“I sleep anywhere and everywhere!”
29] How much alone time or ‘just you’ time do you have?
“Sometimes when Mommy cant bring me to work, l stay home in my cozy kennel with blankeys and squeakies.”
30] Do your 2 leggeds make you dress up?
“Mi padres anticipate Halloween this year like you would not believe! So many ideas!!”
31] Do you actually enjoy it or simply tolerate it because it appears to please them?
“Sometimes l feel super sassy, other times l love anything Mama throws at me!”
32] Do you have a friendly vet?
“I dont like the vet…. l guess they are friendly…..?”
33] What would be your perfect day?
“My pawfect day … making new friends and going for a swim! l’m still little and learning but i like the water!!”
“Me, after my first bath! Mom says, you get wet, you get dry!”
Finally, in your own words tell us something about both you and your 2 leggeds that the questions haven’t touched on or asked about – something unique …
“I am learning how to sit, and l like it a lot because the treats dont stop coming!
My Mama included all the pics she thinks is relevant! l have a hashtag from instagram!
Thank you so much for letting me participate! Let me know if l can help with anything else – have a pawesome day!
Charlie and family
My special thanks to Charlie, Amanda and Albert for pawticipating in our K9 questionnaire – and sharing home life and adventures with us all here. Charlie you sure are a lil’ cutie! One smart little pup indeed, looking forward to seeing and hearing more about you on your pathway through life.
Way to go, Power to the Bark!
Hope you enjoyed reading … Tootle Pip from Doodlepip!
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“Go on, go on, go on … you know you want to!”