Monthly Archives: January 2012

Bernie, another classic red

Meet Rufus’ friend Bernie. Bernie visited us in June 2011, and the wiggly, high-energy pup was a treat to photograph. I love his black button nose and bright brown eyes. Bernie was 4 at the time.

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Just Rufus

Simply Rufus.

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Emily and her sister

Sunday was a magnificent day for many reasons. One, we formally adopted Emily Sue from Dachshund Rescue & Placement, the adorable smooth black and tan 9-week-old pup. Second, Emily got a chance to roughhouse with her sister this afternoon; which … Continue reading

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Emily Sue Ortez-Tibbels

Let me please introduce Emily Sue Ortez-Tibbels. We signed the paperwork today and officially adopted the adorable black and tan doxie. We’re thrilled to have her and look forward to many wonderful adventures and pictures to come.

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You can spend all the money you have on designer dog toys and at the end of the day the toy that gets the most attention, despite one’s protest, is a common, ordinary, every-day run of the mill stick you … Continue reading

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LA bathroooms

I love old LA bathrooms. The original tile and colors are very fun to photograph, especially when you add a dachshund or two.

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Daily dose of Emily

Emily got a clean bill of health on Tuesday and celebrates 9 weeks old on Friday. She still has that new puppy smell.

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Dachshunds and stairs

No matter your opinion on dachshunds and stairs, two things are certain: 1) doxies posing on stairs is adorable and 2) the backstairs of some homes make for prime sunbathing. Apparently some staircases and dachshunds do make for excellent bedfellows.

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Playing fetch

Rufus and I regularly visit dog parks throughout LA County and often ask our friends to join. Of course, when one arrives at the dog park, what’s one to do – but play fetch with whatever one finds.

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Emily continued

Emily’s first night was a dream.  It could haven’t gone any more smoothly if I written the script.  She has certainly stolen our hearts.  Most notable, she has gone pee and poop outside each and every time we take her … Continue reading

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