Hey Mr. DJ put a record on, I want to dance with my small dog.

December 4, 2007 at 10:26 pm 10 comments


via The Sydney Morning Herald

The late Leona Helmsley’s dog Trouble, might be in a bit of trouble herself. On the scene correspondent Steve (thank you Steve for your reporting in on this) wrote me today indicating that Trouble, the dog heiress to $12 million, has been targeted with death threats and is presently hiding out in Florida. The NY Post reports that, under an assumed name, Trouble was flown by private jet to Florida after receiving approximately 20 death threats. “John Codey, who manages the dog’s trust fund, told US television network CBS last week the cost of Trouble’s security, medical care, chef-cooked meals and grooming was about $300,000 (£145,000) a year.” This is a scandalabra! Totally turning in her grave…

If you are looking for that extra something for that special someone for the holidays how about some “eau de chien?” And, if you can’t make up your mind, this handy guide on how to choose good dog colognes might help.

With the holiday season upon us, small dog thievery has become an epidemic. In Ada County, Idaho, over the past 10 days, 6 Yorkshire terriers have turned up missing!


via Metro

Speaking of 6…a 6 pawed puppy has turned up in Hong Kong. He was due to be destroyed until a vet rescued him. Nicknamed, the octopus, the pup will undergo surgery to remove the extra paws. The Hong Kong Dog Rescue is looking for someone to adopt him once the surgery is complete. I’ll take an octodog and make it snappy!


via Get Entertainment

The music biz have so much free time and expendable cash on their hands that they decided to make a disc that’s music to dog’s ears. The track entitled, A Very Silent Night, “was recorded as an SPCA fundraiser at the highest frequency possible on CD, so only dogs can hear it…The single, which has been picked up by Universal and was released yesterday, will be accompanied by a music video – styled on Snoop Dogg’s Drop It Like It’s Hot and Scribe’s Not Many – featuring rapper Dei Hamo, who plays Santa. The video, with 14 dogs and models dressed as elves, is also inaudible to humans with subtitles asking viewers to buy the CD “so they don’t end up in the dog house.” Absolute genius.

I’ll drink to that:


via Pup City

Today’s Small Dog Headlines:
Puppy rescued from watering can
Puppy’s bark ‘saved woman’s life’
Puppy Stolen From Watertown Store
Airport cabbies wouldn’t take blind woman with guide dog
4-Year-Old Narrowly Escapes Attack By Stray Dog
Keeping Your Pets Warm This Winter
If your pet shreds toys, consider buying organic
Dog credited with saving man from fire in Idyllwild
Man, Dog Die In Olathe Apartment Fire


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No peace, no peace I find, just this old, sweet song, keeps small dogs on my mind. Don’t call it a comeback, I been here for years, Rockin my small dogs and puttin suckas in fear, Makin the tears rain down like a monsoon, Listen to the bass go boom!

10 Comments Add your own

  • 1. Stephanie  |  December 5, 2007 at 3:48 pm

    Dear SD,

    Do you think the 6 paw dog will ever join the Not So Silent Night Orchestra? If so, how much will tickets cost?

    Best regards,

  • 2. smalldogarific  |  December 5, 2007 at 11:20 pm

    Dear Stephanie:

    Yes, he will play the glockenspiel. Tickets will be a million o’clock dollars.


  • 3. janwilliams  |  December 6, 2007 at 6:10 pm

    I’m wondering how sick a person would have to be to send a death threat to a tiny white dog.

  • 4. smalldogarific  |  December 6, 2007 at 11:03 pm

    Dear janwilliams:

    Let’s just say terminal.


  • 5. Jeanne  |  December 7, 2007 at 12:25 am

    Amazing. I’m so relieved that someone FINALLY has released an album that only dogs can hear…this has been an oversight of the music industry for far too long. Thanks to SD for reporting on this crucial development.

  • 6. Mike  |  December 7, 2007 at 5:03 pm

    Dear SD/Dear six pawed dog,
    Does this ring any bells:”Hello. My name is Inigo Montoya. You killed my father. Prepare to die”.
    That’s what I thought…

  • 7. smalldogarific  |  December 7, 2007 at 10:55 pm

    Dear Jeanne:



  • 8. Maryann Mannax  |  December 18, 2007 at 4:03 am

    “The video, with 14 dogs and models dressed as elves, is also inaudible to humans with subtitles asking viewers to buy the CD “so they don’t end up in the dog house.”

    Sounds like a cute video and the CD sales are for a good cause, I just might pick up a copy for my two dogs.

  • 9. Stephanie  |  January 13, 2008 at 1:38 pm

    Dear SD,

    I have heard exciting news that you will be posting again soon – Is that true?

    Please don’t keep the small dogs waiting too long.

    Best regards,

  • 10. smalldogarific  |  January 15, 2008 at 1:53 pm

    Dear Stephanie:

    I may or may not have posted today.

    Best regards,


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