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At least 10 reasons to adopt a Chi (there are way more than 10, but let’s start here…)

July 18, 2012

In no certain order…

1. They are the PERFECT size if you live in a small space and/or like to travel a lot – nothing fits under that airplane seat better than a Chi.

2. Want a 5 pound bag of kibble to last longer than a week? You […]

Lucy Loo – I sure do love you!!

July 16, 2012

Yesterday, I had the pleasure of taking Lucy to meet a potential adopter. On either side of that meeting, I was able to spend a little time with her first letting her just have some peace and sleep in Lily’s car seat and then letting her take […]

Like a Chi on the OAS website?

July 16, 2012

Then I have a couple of things of which to make sure you are aware.

1. You will likely be able to meet that Chi and have all sorts of fun next weekend at the East Bay SPCA Adopt-A-Thon being held at Jack London Square. Oakland Animal Services […]

Justin’s page has been updated!

A special thank you to Amy – the amazing Volunteer Program Manager at OAS – for helping me capture (and starring in) a sweet video of Justin showing his lovey side and for helping him set up perfectly in the light for his money shot. Justin is still available […]

Check out the new events page!

For now all of the events are in the Bay Area, but if you know of a Chi friendly event in your town, shoot me a message and I’ll get it posted.


Do you have a shy guy?

July 8, 2012

When Rodger and I picked up Charlie and Lily to bring them home on that thrilling day back in February, Rodger had only met them one other time – at the house during our home check where they exhibited more curiosity than fear. I’m not sure what […]

Black is beautiful!

July 4, 2012

Happy 4th of July America – and especially to you, Chi lovers!!

I’m sitting here watching my sleek, beautiful little black Chihuahua and wondering why on Earth black dogs are so difficult to adopt out. As Adopt-A-Pet.com so eloquently put it in the current issue of Bark Magazine […]

Do you know the way to San Jose? Backyard breeders sure do…

July 4, 2012

I was giving some thought about how to get the word out about my blog today. And while I truly appreciate the nine people from FB for “like”ing the site, I have a feeling I’m going to need a few more fans/regulars to actually find homes for […]

A word about OAS

July 1, 2012

If I’m describing this place with a single word, it would have to be WOW! I just got home from my volunteer orientation and I am beyond impressed with what I experienced. The shelter is clean, the staff is super friendly and knowledgable and the volunteers couldn’t […]

How it all began

July 1, 2012

Maddie’s Fund holds an annual event named Maddie’s Matchmaker Adoptathon, which takes place the first weekend in June each year. This year, my husband and I happened to be at lunch on Bay Street in Emeryville, CA during the event and decided to walk over after we […]