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About daysofourdogs

I have owned dogs nearly all my life. Many different breeds, mutts, rescues, and foundlings have found their ways into my heart. I have two dachshunds and a miniature schnauzer now. I hate puppy mills and want them wiped from the face of the earth.

New Dog For A New Year

We welcomed Max to the family less than 48 hours ago. Max is a four-year-old miniature schnauzer. He is well behaved and a cuddler. He is also recently diagnosed as diabetic. Max’s elderly owners, who have chronic health problems of … Continue reading

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Dogs Do Better With Their Christmas Gifts Than Their Humans

Santa Paws left lots of loot for Jake and Windy. In addition to their gifts from their mom and dad, they received presents from relatives and friends. Many gifts were sent through the mail. Numerous studies show Americans love their … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas From Dachshunds Jake and Windy

The furkids had a great day of toys and treats. When the turkey cooled, Jake and Windy had some as well. Santa Claus and Santa Paws were good to all. Hope your Christmas was merry.

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Dogs Can Love Christmas Too

Many studies indicate that the vast majority of dog owners buy their furkids presents. We are no exception. Dogs do have their needs – food, medicine and love – and we have our “wants” for our dogs – toys, comfy … Continue reading

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Dog Doctors Stay Glued To Their Patient

Two fabulous doctors have been watching over me this week. Well, Jake is the fully trained physician. Windy is an intern. Jake is attuned to people’s moods and physical states. When one of us is ill or upset, Jake goes … Continue reading

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Grandma’s House Goes To The Dogs

Jake and Windy had a nice Thanksgiving at their grandma’s house. Today we hit Petsmart for Christmas presents. Unfortunately, the furkids were left at Grandma’s; however, they didn’t take carpet revenge. Don’t tell them they will get new beds, toys … Continue reading

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Driving With Dogs

The family will be hitting the road for Thanksgiving. Jake and Windy are ready to travel. The dog bedding is clean, treats and toys are packed and other necessities are ready. The other necessities I mean are for any contingencies, … Continue reading

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Sleeping With Dogs

More people sleep with the dogs than they would care to admit. We will admit it. Jake and Windy do not rule our king-sized bed, and we let them know that. Experts say having a dog in your bed can … Continue reading

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Watching TV With The Dogs

Windy, Jake and I were watching Too Cute: Puppies on Animal Planet last night. The show followed the births of litters of Golden Retrievers, Labrador Retrievers and Shih Tzus. Cuteness abounded with the babies growing to the weaning stage. All … Continue reading

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Sleeping Dogs Don’t Need Encouragement

Windy knows how to take it easy. This little diva loves the bed. Our bed. Yes, we let the furkids sleep with us. They are polite, snuggly bed partners. But Windy could spend all day in bed. When she has … Continue reading

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