Poor little Chopsie suffer from a defect that makes the poor guy even more ridiculous than most chihuahuas. His front legs are, you see, considerably shorter than the hind legs, which makes him look as if he is about to fall flat on his snout as soon as he gets up and tries to run. Magda Helene Heidemyr who owns the wretched little tyke argues constantly that Chopsie was both very expensive and are highly rewarded. Certainly, most dog judges are nearly brain dead and usually prefer deformation above healthy genetic traits, but even with this in mind, Magda claim is well over the top.
In addition to this unfortunate defect Chopsie is heavily addicted to envelope glue and as soon as he gets a chance he is scurry away to the nearest major bookstore where he hides till after closing before heading for the card and writing paper division. Both this and a number of rounds at various rehab institutions make serious demands on Magda’s meagre private economy, but what are not dog owners willing to sacrifice for their beloved pet.
But despite his small flaws Chopsie do live a carefree and leisurely life as most lap dogs as he is mostly located in Magda’s lap in the evenings where she feeds him treats while she watch at all sorts of silly nonsense on the television. At Moxie’s, they are referred to the outdoor tables because of the health department’s restrictions and not least because Laura’s feelings for dogs the size of well-fed rats are rather lacklustre.