The Moodie Davitt Report is delighted to bring you the latest edition of our Pet profile column, in association with Tito’s Craft Vodka.
In this regular fun feature, we find out more about travel retail pet personalities, their stories, traits and habits, as well as information about their owners. Each animal-sonality will also be digitally painted by pets and equine artist Sami Moodie.
In this edition we meet Julio Cesar Magaña Ortiz, logistics manager of Casa Cuervo, and Hope, a little chihuahua who stole his heart.
Name + nickname: Hope, but we usually call him Hopie.
Age: One year and nine months.
How did you meet? Hope’s parents are Axl and Ammy, owned by my girlfriend Sandy. When Hope was born, Ammy bit her hours later while feeding and poor Hopie lost part of her lip to that bite. To avoid another attack, we decided to keep Hopie away from others, so I’ve been taking care of her since she was a little girl.
Love at first sight? Absolutely. At the very beginning, Sandy took her home. She was in a cardboard box covered with a blanket and we listened to her little cries when she was hungry.
Hope fit exactly in the palm of my hand. Sandy bottle-fed her and gave Hope her first toy, a seal pup; she looked like she was fighting against a huge whale.
Hopie took her first steps around the house, including the stairs. Every time she slipped, we hugged her because she made a scared face that no one could resist.
Weird habits? Hopie loves stuffed animals. I gave him balls, cows, dogs, a porcupine, seals, dolphins but his real favorites are soccer balls. She loves to run and bring them back.
She also likes to go to the park. Every time she sees me take her harness and leash, she runs to the couch and waits for me to put it on her.
Funniest and/or most enjoyable moment? She loves sleeping on my lap. I spend many hours working or studying online and she is always with me, sleeping. But when she thinks I’m taking too long, she growls asking for attention.
Favorite thing? And treat? Hopie is waiting for me to feed her, and I don’t mean just putting food in a bowl. She is difficult. She likes me to hand feed her, so I take a few minutes to do this every day.
That said, she only eats when she feels like it. She is going to run and sit on my lap and eat the croquettes one by one. If she doesn’t want to eat, she starts dancing.
Social media accounts? I opened his hops.2020 Instagram account just a few weeks ago. Of course, you can also find Hopie’s photos on my page julio.magana.o!
If Hopie could talk, what would his first words be? “I love you dad”. Or at least I hope so!
Anything else to add? No, just to say thank you to the Moodie Davitt report.
*To note: Based in Guadalajara, Mexico, Casa Cuervo is a subsidiary of Grupo Cuervo, a private company that manufactures, imports and distributes wines and spirits.
In addition to its namesake tequila, Casa Cuervo’s portfolio includes Gran Centenario, 1800 and Maestro Dobel tequilas, Creyente and 400 Conejos mezcals, Bushmills Irish whiskey, Kraken rum and Boodles gin, as well as a range of beverages ready to drink and non-alcoholic. some products.
As noted, Tito’s Handmade Vodka entered into a distribution partnership with Casa Cuervo for the Mexican market earlier this year.
Previously on Pet-sonality Profile
Meet Dügme and Peter Marshall
Meet Taxi and Antoine Bona
Meet Duke and Lindsay Hitzeroth
Meet Hannah and Frank Pieper
Meet Barry Geoghegan, Milly and Jess
Meet Darpan Mehta and Scotch
Meet Bernice Neo and Kaya
*If you would like to be featured (along with your pet) in a future edition of this regular column, please contact Dermot Davitt at Dermot@MoodieDavittReport.com or Martin Moodie at Martin@MoodieDavittReport.com
**Click here for our introductory story on the Duty Free Unleashed partnership with Tito’s Handmade Vodka. The Austin, Texas-based independent vodka brand has had a strong connection to dog welfare since it was founded by Bert ‘Tito’ Beveridge in 1997. The company has always been committed to saving and protecting animals who came into the lives of his people, and even created a program, Vodka for Dog People, to help bring them to life.
*** The Moodie Davitt Report creates a digital illustration of each featured animal to share with all participating industry pet owners.
To note: Through this new feature, Tito’s Handmade Vodka and The Moodie Davitt Report are teaming up to promote the work of Brokenbiscuits.org, a charity for animals with disabilities. As the world’s first center for handicapped animals, its work includes:
- Provide materials to families
- Providing homes for paraplegic, deaf, blind and disabled animals
- An educational program of visits to schools and universities
- Work alongside the rescue center, rehabilitation workers and veterinary professionals
- Caring for stray and abandoned disabled animals
To support the work of Broken Biscuits, you can donate via this link or find out more via the youtube channel.