Now 30, she lives in Chatsworth with her miniature pinscher
, Spike, and works as a massage therapist in Woodland Hills and a physical trainer in Tarzana.
Some of the most common dog breeds affected are Bichon Frise, Boston Terrier, Cairn Terrier, Chihuahua, Cocker Spaniel, Dachshund, Miniature Pinscher
, Miniature Schnauzer, Pekingese, Pomeranian, Poodle, and Pug.
Karen A Crandell, selectmen's secretary and a client of Oxford Animal Hospital, said she received a card from the hospital about a month ago, reminding her to make an appointment for Chewie, her 2-year-old Chihuahua- miniature pinscher
We love this,'' said Crystal Herthel, 24, of Woodland Hills, whose Boston terrier and miniature pinscher
, wearing Christmas and hunting pullovers, had just cinched their Kodak moment.
Minchy, a miniature pinscher
, was sold by Petland at 10 weeks and was immediately diagnosed with coccidian, an intestinal parasite that causes diarrhea and weight loss.
On a recent Wednesday morning, there was Barney the dachshund, Amber the yellow Labrador retriever, Dixie the English bulldog, Cha-Vez the pit bull, pugs Max and Rocky, Christie the miniature pinscher
, Cody the schnauzer, Stella the border collie, Zerbey the Rottweiler, Sam the Chesapeake Bay retriever, Charlie the Newfoundland, Jack the Australian shepherd mix, Gus the Shar-Pei - all housed in cages in one building.
When Kessler is not on air, she loves spending time with her Rottweiler, Tor; miniature pinscher
, Jetta; and three children.
2) Leah Hodson hugs her miniature pinscher
, Tutter, with her parents nearby, in their Valencia home.
Little Rock's Miniature Pinscher
Rescue Outreach took 2nd place in the contest.
Leena and Larry Lauman of Manhattan Beach are spin fishing with their miniature pinscher
, Moose, who's sporting a doggie life preserver and takes a dip occasionally.
Tiny four-pound Miniature Pinscher
"Bosco" won first prize for small dogs as a freckled baby seal.
West Hills resident Patrick Kennedy saw a coyote attack his miniature pinscher
Kozmoe two months ago and said coyotes have always posed a threat to pets in his neighborhood in the 7900 block of Maestro Avenue.