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Dachshunds and Dogs

A Tale of Two Dachshunds and a Little Boy

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Once there were two dachshunds named Pinot and Lokie who had the best life. They lived in a house on the lake and had a big backyard to explore and play. And when they were tired from playing, they could rest in their big comfy bed. Life was good. Then one day, a fire engine…

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Only a Crazy Dachshund Person Would Understand…

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There are dog lovers, and then there are dachshund lovers. Trust me, they are a breed of their own. In fact, crazy dachshund people will do things that may seem above and beyond to a normal person, even a dog loving person. Only a Crazy Dachshund Person would understand the following: Dachshund Theme Song What other…

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Pinot and Lokie’s California Adventures

As told by Lokie. We got to go to California!  Person’s Sister was getting married and it was decided we would all go and have California adventures. Two months before we left, Person came home with these two black bags.  She set them on the floor and Pinot immediately jumped into one.  We all know…

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Pinot and the Big Dogs

Pinot is a miniature dachshund, but don’t tell her that.  She thinks she is a Rottweiler.  One of the Big Dogs. When Pinot was a puppy, she didn’t bark at all and her Person thought she was so lucky to get a dog that didn’t bark.  But one day, Pinot the puppy was sitting on…

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Runaway Dog in the Middle of the Street

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Jim and I were driving to our town hall to renew our dog licenses when we went around a curve and suddenly came upon a dog sitting in the middle of the street.  Jim braked and I had the door open and was half out the car before the car completely stopped.  I’m not sure…

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First Woof Pack Walk of 2015!

Here at the lake, we have a neighborhood dog walking group that we call the Woof Pack.  My friend Stacy started it last year because we found that we liked to walk together and it was great for the dogs to socialize and walk as a pack. This was one of the very first Woof…

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Do Dogs Look Like Their Owners? Ours Do!

I’ve often heard that dogs look like their owners.  Or vice versa.  I didn’t think I looked like a dachshund, but when I saw this picture, I had to admit, Pinot and I look exactly alike. Same cheekbones, same facial structure and floppy ears (or in my case, floppy hair). Pinot and I are both…

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Kauai Humane Society Shelter Dogs on Field Trips

Who goes on vacation to Hawaii and ends up volunteering at the Kauai Humane Society? Apparently Jim and I do. Wait, deja vu.  This is starting to sound just like the post I did on the Maui Humane Society. Okay, we’re suckers for dogs in shelters.  Someone at the Maui Humane Society had told us about the Shelter…

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Maui Humane Society Helping Paws Visitor Program

Who goes on vacation to Hawaii and ends up volunteering at the Maui Humane Society? Apparently Jim and I do.  On the flight into Maui, I read in the in-flight magazine that the Maui Humane Society has a program called Helping Paws Visitor Program.  On Wednesdays and Thursdays at 1pm, visitors to Maui can volunteer 2 hours…

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Dachshund Sweaters Don’t Always Stay on Lokie

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My two dachshunds do not like wearing clothes.  They’d rather be naked.  The first time I put a coat on Pinot, she refused to move and stayed in one spot for over half an hour until I took it off.  Over the years, she’s learned to tolerate them, and I bought dachshund sweaters for her,…

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