Yoo Hoo – the adorable Dorkie! – Adopted!

Yoo Hoo is a six month old Yorkie, Doxie girl, full of curiosity and love! Yoo Hoo is a little doll and she is making quite an impression on all of us! She is about 5 pounds or less and we don’t expect her to get to be much more than 6-7 lbs. She is […]

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Cyndi Lauper~Adopted

My heart jumped when I saw this little girl at the shelter… I knew immediately she is deaf and blind in one eye.  I’ve been told she is a double dapple Doxie.  No wonder I fell in love with her, she is the equivalent to our double merles that we love so much.  She was […]

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Atlanta Doxies

Adoption Update!  This two were adopted and have a new family go play with in Port St. John, Florida!  Congrats! This is courtesy post by TDL’s Canine Connect.  Becky, who lives in the Atlanta area is trying to find a home for her Dachshunds.  Here’s what she shared with me: Dear Gisele, I was given […]

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Sheldon~Adopted

Sheldon is a four year-old purebred Dachshund.  He is a tiny little guy, with a lot of expression.  He is at Newman Veterinary Center right now being checked out!  He will get all of his shots, microchip and he has been neutered.  Sheldon is a very intelligent dog, he is very aware of his surroundings. […]

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Truffles~Adopted

Truffles is a one year old Spaniel… maybe Cavalier, and doxie? Reminds us of our Nutella! She is a very sweet girl, loves children and does well with other dogs. She really enjoys playing ball with the kids, however she is more than happy to cuddle up and watch some TV with you… Truffles is […]

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Schnapps, the Gorgeous Doxie~Adopted

My name is Schnapps and I am quite a hoot I can fit in a box I can fit in a shoe I can travel in purses but it’s not about style Cause’ no matter which one I’ll be making you smile Leather or Rhinestones I really don’t care Gucci or beach bag As long […]

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Strudel, the Doxie~Adopted

Strudel and Schnapps are mini Dachshunds, both are papered purebreds, are approximately 12 months old, and have wonderful temperaments. Strudel weighs 7.8 pounds, and is a delightful young pup. Video of Strudel will be coming soon! For their original rescue story please visit their Rescue Page. 07/16/11 Update:  Strudel has been adopted by Kim Kirkpatrick, and […]

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Rescue from Breeder

I received an emergency call from an anonymous friend who has been trying to get these dogs out of their horrible conditions.  The same breeder that Jordan’s Prize and Zeus came from.  I called Val-u-Vet immediately, and they were ready to receive them all (sigh of relief).  I told Vanessa to prepare for the worse, […]

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Spike’s Miraculous Journey

  Spike’s Story, by Darcy Heston A few of you might remember this beautiful baby boy named Spike.  He was inmate number A12258259 at Hall County, Georgia doggie pound.  Spike has an amazing story to tell and I can tell you, I couldn’t be more thrilled and overjoyed with the outcome! I posted Spike and […]

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Pippin and Pompy, Dachshund Puppies ~ Adopted

Pippin and Pompy are two little brindle dachshund puppies that one of our volunteers saw at a rural Florida shelter. They were four of them, just five weeks old, huddled together, shaking. She called me and asked if I would foster them. I grew up with Dachshunds, so they have special place in my heart. […]

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Jitterbug the Dachshund ~ Adopted!

Jitterbug is a Dachshund puppy born around May of this year. She and her littermates were abandoned in a park in Alabama. Fortunately, they were found and transported to us. For their full story, read the blog page about the litter. Jitterbug might have a touch of Pug in her and is the smallest in […]

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Dachshund Puppies! ~ Adopted

Look at this amazing litter of Doxie puppies sent to us by Dee Sullins of Hale County Humane Society in Alabama. A woman was at a park in Alabama when she saw a puppy playing in the high grass. When she went over to investigate, she found this entire litter, abandoned. Someone had dropped them […]

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Puppies, Water and Play

Did you see this one? I posted it on the pages of the appropriate dogs, but realize that if you are a regular reader, you wouldn’t go back to see what has been added. Saturday night three more dogs were transported to me from Alabama (thank you, wonderful volunteers!). This gave me just one more […]

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Sleepy Time For Puppies

The secret to fostering lots of dogs and puppies is: Play Hard, Sleep Hard!!! After a major play session, all the puppies crashed in the living room so I promptly grabbed my camera. They were so cute as they tried to keep their eyes open to see what I was doing but all to no […]

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Puppy Mayhem

I am often asked how I can foster puppies, let alone so many. It takes a lot of planning and flexibility. Plan for the day, flexible for when the plan falls apart! As a general rule, I take the puppies outside so they can wear themselves out, then I bring them inside so they can […]

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