Monthly Archives: December 2012

Happy New Year’s Eve

This makes our 373rd consecutive post for 2012, and it has been an absolute pleasure to share the love for the dachshund breed with you. Rufus, Emily and all of their friends are humbled and grateful for your visits and … Continue reading

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Milo’s last day

Today Milo gets on a plane and relocates to Philadelphia. We’ve known Milo since he was a puppy and he has been an honorary member of our pack this last year and a half. We will truly miss our sweet little … Continue reading

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Rufus looking cool while he guards the backyard against squirrels.  His eyes are always looking up to the trees.  He is such a handsome boy.  I love my Rufus.

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More Wes and Griz

Loving the wirehairs Westin Henry and Grizz.

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More of Cuba & Havana

Christmas is over, and we hope it was a very merry one for all. However, many years of experience suggest that despite the best intentions of friends and family, you don’t always get everything you asked for. If your copy … Continue reading

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Emily’s peacoat

Emily was a very good girl this year and got this adorable pink peacoat from Santa to add to her ever-growing wardrobe.  She looks like a properly little lady, don’t you think?

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Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas to all.  And as Tiny Tim observed in A Christmas Carol, by Charles Dickens; God bless us, every one!

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Happy Christmas Eve

Emily and Rufus would like to wish all of their dachshund friends a very happy Christmas Eve.  May you and yours have a safe and wonderful holiday.

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They’re back

Our favorite wirehairs are back: Westin and Grizz. The holidays are a time of celebration, and a time when many of us visit family and friends abroad. Sometime it makes sense to take our pups with us while other times … Continue reading

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Rufus.  Always a stellar dachshund to feature, I think.  Hope everyone is having a wonderful holiday weekend.

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