Joshua Tree excursion

Emily | July 2012. Photo by: Johnny Ortez-Tibbels

We’re huge advocates for including our dachshunds on our family vacations, and this summer we decided the calm desert of Joshua Tree and 29 Palms would be a fun place to take the kids. The varied small vermin running about and all the new smells proved to be very entertaining for our two doxies. The threat of rattlesnakes and coyotes forced me to be extra vigilant at dawn and dusk, but Rufus and Emily seemed to be indifferent to any potential danger. They were fearless and consistently curious; they were characteristically true dachshunds!

Rufus | July 2012. Photo by: Johnny Ortez-Tibbels

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6 Responses to Joshua Tree excursion

  1. Virginia Pretz says:

    What a wonderful life you have given to Rufus and Emily Sue! 🙂

  2. Roberta Greenberg says:

    Emily looks like a mighty huntress in that photo!

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