In November of 1996, Mary Beth was presented with a gift that has not stopped giving: a 6-week old, white, fluffy pup, weighing in at 1.2 pounds. Tiny and adorable as she was, she quickly asserted herself as the alpha member of the family. Her name comes from Dionne Warwick (diva) and Deion Sanders (dominant personality). Despite those attributes, Dionne has been mostly laid back all her life. She is the epitome of unconditional love, except when it comes to dogs bigger than her. She has a long-time habit of walking up to them and nipping at their nose, but because she’s small and fast, she always got away with it. It seems even dogs can have the Napoleon Complex! (Spoil alert: this behavior has resumed.)
Dionne loves to dress up! Over the years, she has amassed quite the wardrobe, including matching collars and leashes. As she goes on her walks, she has delighted so many people with her variety of outfits and is appropriately dressed for each holiday. She enjoys the extra attention and bringing a bit of joy to others!