Josie O’s weight

Josie weighed 2 lbs. 10 ozs. mid-morning on our digital postal scale. The weight chart for Chihuahuas projects her at 4 lbs as an adult. I think that was the projection when she was born, too. Apparently these things are pretty accurate.

We took our longest walk yet this morning, around a full block plus a bit. She behaved really well, with only a little random woofing. Didn’t see any other dogs.  Sorry I didn’t get a better photo. Am still getting used to everything, and seem to have too few hands.

About Esri Allbritten

Esri Allbritten lives in Boulder, Colorado with her husband, Angel Joe, her cat, Musette La Plume, and her Chihuahua puppy, Josie O. In addition to sushi, bowling and marimba, Esri enjoys discovering quirky, real-life towns and wreaking fictional havoc in them. She is the author of Chihuahua of the Baskervilles and The Portrait of Doreene Gray (Tripping Magazine mystery series), Jokers & Fools, and (as Esri Rose) Bound to Love Her and Stolen Magic.

Posted on March 3, 2012, in Chihuahuas, Josie O and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink. 5 Comments.

  1. Josie’s getting to be such a big girl now! 🙂 <3<3<3

  2. She’s getting there. I liked your earlier comment about liking bigger Chis. Six pounds is a great weight, and I’ve seen ’em fly up onto the couch at that size. Much more like a terrier.

    • My house is way too chaotic for anything less than 5 or 6 lbs. I think, though who knows? I seem able to make just about anything work out around here if I want it to! BUT my boys are 13, 16 & 19 so no little humans to worry about & every one of my dogs is great with teensies – even the big, goofy coon hound. Grant is huge but likes everybody & everything; the girls (cats) will get out of the way of anything remotely resembling a feisty dog. Pipette can be very terrier like; she thinks she’s 50 feet tall & can take down Megatron with her shadow!

  3. Usually you need to add 1/2 a pound to projected weights under 3 1/2 lbs and up to a pound for projected weights over 3 1/2 lbs for a more accurate prediction from the weight chart 🙂

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