Upside Down Dog Of The Week – Philly

Amy Tokic
by Amy Tokic

We’d like to meet Philly, our Upside Down Dog of the Week from Philly (short for Phillis) is a 2-year-old female Pharaoh Hound and Belgian Malinois mix from Coconut Grove, Florida. Here’s what her owner, Ross Krachey, has to say about her:

“Philly is well known in my dog park for a few accomplishments. Among them is climbing a tree after a squirrel until she was sitting with the telephone wire 6 inches from her head. Not knowing how to climb down, she did a superman into the street, thankfully not injuring herself. Her love of children has found her pinning a little girl in the bushes to lick her face. Her love of water has her chase boats around the docks as they tender back to their sailing crafts. Her love of lizards has her forget everything in the world, except for her one true love. I wish it was me, but it’s squirrels…”

Thanks so being so silly, Philly! Be sure to come back next Tuesday to see our new Upside Down Dog of the Week.

Amy Tokic
Amy Tokic

Amy Tokic, Editor of, is a passionate animal lover and proud pet parent of Oscar, a Shih Tzu/Chihuahua cross, and Zed, a Japanese Chin. Her love of animals began in kindergarten, when she brought her stuffed dog Snoopy into class with her every day. Now, she writes about her adventures in pet ownership and tirelessly researches products, news and health related issues she can share with other animal enthusiasts. In her free time, Amy loves perusing used book and record stores, obsessing over the latest pet products available and chasing squirrels with wild abandon (a habit attributed to spending too much time with her pooches).

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