As some of you know, my beautiful Pinot passed away in my arms on Wednesday, February 19, 2020. She’s been with me since 2006, when I was diagnosed with a rare tumor of the adrenal glands called pheochromocytoma. My blood pressure was through the roof, I couldn’t keep any weight on and had ended up…

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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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dachshund sweaters

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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Merry Christmas to you and if you don’t celebrate Christmas, Happy December 25! And a very Happy New Year! Love from Lyn, Jim, Pinot and Lokie (Thanks to my friend Athena and her dachshund Sasha for making the pictures above.  Check out their etsy shop for great dachshund gifts, SassySashadoxie)

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I’ve told you about Pinot’s obsession with bags.  This is the story of Lokie’s obsession with Jim. Lokie is my shadow.  She follows me everywhere I go.  If I can’t find her, I usually just have to turn around, look down and there she is.  She sits by the tub when I take a bath.  She…

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