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So I was sitting here thinking of an article I could write for tonight, while I nibble at a bowl of popcorn. The answer didn’t come to me until I looked down to see 4 little brown eyes watching every single move that my hand made into the popcorn bowl and back to my mouth.
So tonight, I decided to write about how much my Chihuahuas love popcorn!
They love popcorn… like, really really absolutely love it. They pretty much get more excited when I make popcorn than any other type of food. In fact, as I type this article, Neva is digging on the couch trying to find crumbs to eat, and Charlee is making sure she doesn’t find anything, because if she does, he will still it. I don’t even think they’d get this excited if I made steak. But the question that has always puzzled me, is ‘why do they like popcorn so much?’
I can’t find a definite answer, but I’m gonna guess that it is because popcorn has potassium, and phosphorous, magnesium, and calcium, which will all help build stronger bones. Popcorn generally has salt on it, and dogs, like most animals, crave salt. They say the reason dogs lick your skin is because it tastes salty. I would imagine that they are just craving the healthy ingredients in the popcorn. Beyond that, why do you like popcorn (if you do)? Because it is a light, tasty, crunchy treat. Dogs like yummy treats too.
Miss Neva often cleans herself by licking her paw and rubbing her face… exactly how cats clean themselves…
As gross as it is, Neva always loves to lick my nose. She does it when she is excited, when I first come home, or if I am talking to her. I try to push her away, but she gets her little feelings hurt.
I always wondered “Why do dogs lick your nose?”
Some people say that it is simply just because you let them. They say if you curb the habit, they won’t do it anymore. That may be true, but my boyfriend doesn’t let her lick his nose and she still tries. Another theory is that they like the saltiness of your skin.
The answer goes deeper than that.
Yeah. I was making oatmeal, and my electric stove was dirty (I CLEANED IT TODAY!) and so it produced a lot of smoke. The smoke alarm went off and Char freaked out! It’s so cute and so funny at the same time!
I’m pretty sure she doesn’t know what “Mouse” means, but she still likes to “get it.”
This is a great habit she picked up from my mom’s dogs.