Category Archives: Rufus

Rufus’ grandpa died

Rufus’ grandpa died on Wednesday, March 27, 2019. My father. Johnny N. Ortez, Sr. Rufus and his humans give our deepest sympathies to our grandma (Maudeain Ortez-Vickers). Who has now survived four of her five children. Along with our Aunt … Continue reading

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Dogs make me a healthy and happier human

It’s true. Having dogs in my life has made me a healthier and happier human. ❤ I say this pretty often, and many folks that have cute canine companions agree. But some people (often those without dogs or pets) think … Continue reading

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Sunday share / Rufus update

Hello friends. As you may (or may not) remember from some of our social media postings, Rufus finally got his anesthetic teeth cleaning on Wednesday, March 13. Yay!!! He was denied on February 12th, a month earlier, due to concerns … Continue reading

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Happy Thursday

Hello friends. Last week was emotionally rough for us with Rufus’ dental cleaning being denied, but it’s a new week and we’re pushing forward. Life and time stop for no man or dog. Truthfully, we took this week off. After … Continue reading

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Rufus update February 2019

One year ago, Rufus was diagnosed with early stages of Kidney disease. It was heartbreaking. We changed his diet, as advised, and we just kind of put it on a shelf. There isn’t much one can really do (or so … Continue reading

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Sitting with Santa, a family tradition

Hi friends. I don’t know about y’all, but I have had zero motivation to do anything this holiday season. Ha! 🙂 I mean, we’re totally enjoying it. The house is decorated and festive. And, our time with our family at … Continue reading

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#Supporters

Hello Dachshunds friends. Can y’all believe we started this internet journey — Rufusontheweb.com, back in January 1, 2012. Wow. That was 6 years, 11 months and 19 days ago; we’re quickly approaching our 7 year anniversary. Yikes. Time sure does … Continue reading

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Happy Got-you Day Rufus!

Fourteen years ago today, I met a little red miniature dachshund and our lives changed forever. Rufus was born on August 21, but we got him on Saturday, October 30, 2004. ❤ I have photographed over 500 dachshunds over the … Continue reading

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More doxiecorns

And the Halloweenie fun continues in our house. 🙂 We’ve dressed our dapper dachshunds up before as unicorns – but these are different from the last. Also, we previously only focused on the two girls, and this time we dressed … Continue reading

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Three little pigs

Earlier this month a friend of ours dressed his pack of dachshunds as mice. I don’t know if he said it, or if I imagined it, but in my head I heard three blind mice like the nursery rhyme; even … Continue reading

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