From the July 1978 magazine.

About Alcoholism - Alcoholism Information, Research and Treatment

Too Many Grasshoppers

Many of these items are contrary to AA philosophy. Their publication here does not mean that the Grapevine endorses or approves them; they are offered solely for your information.

NEW YORK, N.Y.--The alcoholic stood only six inches high and lived for creme de menthe. An unusual case? Not for animal psychologist Daniel Tortora. Dr. Tortora is applying techniques used in treating humans to pet dogs and cats. His patients' owners pay $45 an hour.

Dr. Tortora said the chihuahua in question lapped up grasshoppers, a mix of creme de menthe, [creme de cacao,] and cream, until [it]...

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