Monthly Archives: October 2012

Happy Halloween

Picking out the right costume for our pups is never easy for me. I am personally attracted to costumes that emphasize the elongated bodies of the dachshund – like a skunk or caterpillar. However, Rufus won two Halloween costume contest … Continue reading

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Dream team

I love these dachshunds.

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Doxie mania

Dachshunds, doxies, low-riders, badger hunters, teckels, loyal companions and comic relief; these are a few of our favorite pet names for the darling dogs we love.

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It has been a wild and crazy dachshund weekend. I’m a huge advocate of doxie play dates and sleepovers. I believe they’re great for our dachshunds’ continued development and overall socialization. They’re also good for the human soul. Sleepovers allow … Continue reading

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Fall foliage

See. We do get some fall colors in Los Angeles.

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Black doxies

Popular superstition suggests black cats are bad luck. They’re also popular props during the Halloween season. In absence of black cats, how about black doxies?! Well I’m not one for superstition, and I can’t imagine these two adorable black and … Continue reading

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Monkey ear sweaters x2

Well I guess it was pretty predictable that today’s post (or a future post) would feature both Rufus and Emily in their monkey ear sweaters together. The top photo with Rufus’ black button nose makes me smile big. Have a … Continue reading

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Rufus’ cavalier attitude

Rufus’ cavalier attitude toward wearing clothing at my request is very entertaining for me. I think his indifferent comes across in the photos. He is never bitter or angry, but instead he often comes across very arrogant – as though … Continue reading

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It’s an Emily kind of day. She’ll be 11 months on October 25 and as she approaches her 1 year birthday I’m amazed how she has blossomed from this little roly poly to this beautiful, long-bodied dachshund. We’re so proud.

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Hug-a-dog harnesses

We love our hug-a-dog harnesses, and we highly recommend them. You can buy yours by visiting Dachshund Delights. They’re ideal for our long-bodied doxies, and they’re stylist too!

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