Hello Pet Radio friends! This is Buster Boy here with another interview with a new friend. I met Chewie the Chi and had a great time. He is my kind of dog!
Hi Chewie. Tell us how you met your human and your new home.
From what I remember, I was walking the streets with no where to go when a human took me to a safe place called Yuma Humane Society and then a nice lady named Roberta took me to her home called Chiquita Chihuahua Rescue. I stayed there a while until Roberta’s daughter Sarah took me home with her and I have been there ever since! Now I call her Mom and she treats me very nice!
Roberta founded and runs Chiquita Chihuahua Rescue, which is a small dog rescue (primarily Chihuahuas) that is dedicated to saving at-risk dogs from the Phoenix shelters. Many/most of the dogs she rescues are older or require a good amount of medical care before they can be adopted to their forever homes. She works with Daisy Mountain Vet in Anthem, AZ to make sure all dogs are healthy, vaccinated, fixed, microchipped and have a full dental before they can be adopted. This can create a very hefty vet bill (and quickly), so the rescue relies heavily on donations. This link details how donations can be made: www.chiquitachihuahuarescue.org/donate
Does you have any health issues other than the underbite that impedes your quality of life?
I am lucky to not have any health issues. When I was first rescued, I had to have 17 teeth pulled due to lack of care, and now I only has 6 teeth. I eats food that is soaked in water so its easier for me to eat.
Are you laid back and mellow, or full of energy? What is your favorite activity?
I is very laid back. I likes to take naps and will sometimes play with small toys. I also loves car rides. I also loves barking at big dogs and giving high fives!
What do you think drew your Mom to you?
My unique look (most people comment how I looks like Gizmo from Gremlins) and my glowing personality drew her to me. I am really one of a kind and I am always happy…particularly if cheese is involved.
You got that right! Do you have furry siblings?
Just me and Mom. She is not that furry.
Are you surprised by your popularity on Instagram?
Yes. My instagram was started for fun and slowly grew to what it is now (just over 66,000 followers). I love reading comments about how I make someones day. Its the next best thing to cheese.
What do you want your fans to know about you?
I am an amazing dog with an amazing Mom and Mom says I am a prime example of the importance of animal rescue. No matter how I started my life, all I need is and give is loving doggy kisses!
Thank you Chewie. Congratulations on your new home.
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