Category Archives: Dachshunds

Dogs, Obesity and Diabetes

My Mother’s Day presents from the furkids: 50 percent accuracy on the piddle pad, half of my lunch knocked of the ottoman and eaten, and slurps and snuggles. It balanced out. Max’s blood work last week indicated we needed to … Continue reading

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Rainy Days, Dog Food Recall

A rainy day can be a challenge for housetraining, so I watch everyone go out and praise them lavishly when they take care of their business. A soaking, overnight rain means the creek behind the house rushes loudly. When Jake, … Continue reading

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And the Most Popular Dog Is …

The American Kennel Club does not list dachshunds or miniature schnauzers in its top five most popular dogs from 2011. But the dachshunds did come in at number nine, slipping from number eight in 2010. The miniature schnauzer came in … Continue reading

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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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