Category Archives: Dachshunds

Dogs Need Regular Vet Care

My crew went to the veterinarian the other day. Crazy as it seems, it is easier to take all three at once even though Max didn’t need anything. Windy needed a Parvo booster, a Proheart injection (for heartworm) and an … Continue reading

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Dogs Want Their Trash and Play Time

One of the reasons dog people love their furkids is because dogs are honest. They are so basic with their emotions you know where you stand with them. Jake takes his job seriously as watchdog. Each Tuesday morning he is … Continue reading

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Dog Shows, Diabetes and Duties

Happy Valentine’s Day. Please forgive my silence. I have been sick and recovering from an injury, but I am about 90 percent now and will be back to blogging. We watched the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show last night. We … Continue reading

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Dr. Dog Celebrates Birthday

  Jake is 14 today. Yes, he is an old man but often doesn’t act like it. He enjoys toys, treats and laps. He must bark at squirrels and other dogs. He takes security seriously and checks the backyard perimeter … Continue reading

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Three Dogs Mean Three Personalities

Max is fitting in well. He is eager to please, exuberant, loving and needy. Jake is calm, independent, astute and loving. Windy is assertive, egocentric, manipulative and loving. Somehow all this is working so far. People learn about dogs needing … Continue reading

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Routine Becomes Normal For Our Dogs

Max is fitting in. Slowly learning Jake is number 1 and Windy is number 2, he is finding his place by not being aggressive. Managing his diabetes has not been difficult. The insulin shots are given subcutaneously. Thank goodness I … 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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