Ask GiGi: There’s a New Baby in the House … WAAAAAH!

Keep your shirt on, Princess. A new human means you have many new opportunities before you.


Dear GiGi,

Since MY grandparents became grandparents of the human baby, they keep mixing up our names, and our names aren’t even close to sounding alike. I am insulted. I’m much prettier, and I was here first. How do I get them to cut it out?

The Princess

Dear Princess,

Princess?? Hmm, I’m sure this isn’t an ego thing at all, huh?

Time to face facts, Ms. P: We dogs drop some status once those weird, little squealing human babies pop on the scene. But this doesn’t have to be a bad thing! Any and all situations can be harnessed for good. And by good, I mean TREATS!!!

Here’s what you do: The next time they call you or the kid, answer for both. There’s a good chance there will be food, hugs, or, even better, a car ride on the other side of that call.

Here’s an insider tip, though: If you hear them calling that human kid by its first AND middle names, run and hide, P-dog, ’cause that’s never a good sign and your nemesis is in trrrroooooouuuuubbbbblllle!

SWAL, (Sealed with a Lick),

The Gi

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