Cuddle buddies

Emily & Rufus | April 2013.  Photo by: Johnny Ortez-Tibbels ©

Emily & Rufus | April 2013. Photo by: Johnny Ortez-Tibbels ©

Today’s featured photos are not necessarily artistic or stylized. The composition is a little messy to be honest, but I love the feeling they bring me when I see them. Deciding to expand the pack was a decision that took me nearly four years to make. Accepting responsibility for a dachshund is something I believe is a lifetime commitment – with emphasis on lifetime since these loveable low-riders can live to be 20 years old. I personally struggled with the decision because I really wanted to find a perfect friend for Rufus. I’m a big advocate that the first dog is all about you, but the second dog must be about the first. I originally wanted a red smooth male doxie to be Rufus’ buddy, but I ended up with a smooth black and tan female and… a year later, I’m very satisfied with the choice. These photos of my two doxies cuddling affirm for me that we found the right friend for Rufus.

Emily & Rufus | April 2013.  Photo by: Johnny Ortez-Tibbels ©

Emily & Rufus | April 2013. Photo by: Johnny Ortez-Tibbels ©

Emily & Rufus | April 2013.  Photo by: Johnny Ortez-Tibbels ©

Emily & Rufus | April 2013. Photo by: Johnny Ortez-Tibbels ©

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7 Responses to Cuddle buddies

  1. Helen says:

    just want to hug them! such sweet pictures!

  2. Dell says:

    I to believe it is a huge responsibility to bring a Doxie into your pack. My first Doxie lived to be 19. What a wonderful guy he was. Everyone loved him. I have 3 now and they compliment each other. Doxies need other Doxie companionship. But yes, it must be the right mix of personalities.

  3. Denise Beard says:

    awwww so sweet.
    MY last rescue lived to nearly 19, not nearly long enough, but yes, it is a serious commitment but one I cannot imagine not making.

  4. Emily and Rufus are so precious!! Excellent choice!! I love seeing them!!

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