Woof and Happy New Year, everyone!

I hope you had as great of a time over the holidays as I did. I got presents and treats and sooooo many laps to sit in! As it is still my first year at Mount Hope (which makes sense, since I haven’t even turned 1 yet), I get a lot of questions.

What am I?

41707462 2173766809557770 1437181733249220608 n 225x300 - Woof and Happy New Year, everyone!I am Jasper, of course, or as one of my new friends calls me, “the cutest doggo in the world”. But technically, when it comes to what sort of dog breed I am, I’m a Dachshund Maltese mix. This is also known as a Mauxie or a Moxie.

I’m in no way the runt of the litter. Us Mauxies really are born this way. Mauxies only get to be about 8-10 inches tall and will only weigh between 10 and 20 pounds (maybe a bit more after the holidays ?). People say Mauxies are known for being funny and mischievous, but everyone at Mount Hope says I’m a very good boy.

Other things to know about me and my fellow pups of the Mauxie breed:

  • We make excellent pets
  • We do NOT like being cold
  • We are good with children and other pets
  • We should be brushed almost every day
  • We are fairly active dogs

Now that you know who (and what) I am, please visit me and give me lots of petting! I love meeting new people and am so happy that I have a wonderful home surrounded by so many people who work and live here at Mount Hope. New laps every day!

Woof Paw signature Small 300x148 - Woof and Happy New Year, everyone!

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