Rudi… Whatever You’re Doing, Stop It Right Now!

(Illustration above found on Facebook.) I can’t say I’ve thought of texting our pups, but I suppose that’s merely a function of my age.  Calling, yes. We both work from home so are pretty much with the dogs all the time, except when there are outside appointments or meetings to attend.   Usually those meetings […]

So Very Hungry. So Very Very Hungry.

Poor Hubs. A while ago my breakfast was – as usual – interrupted by 3 mournful dogs, convinced that it had been days, if not weeks since they’d been fed.  (In fact, they get their breakfast before either of us do, although I have to admit my coffee is always the first thing ingested by […]

Don’t let an old dog throw you.

Mr Budro (a Wire-haired Dachshund) is getting to be an old dog. He turned 11 last month and is 4-5 pounds over weight.  He is very set in his ways…what time he gets up (7am), what time he puts himself to bed (9pm), what time he eats (7am, noon snack and 5pm) and exactly what […]

Noodle – Or, Mr Budro Is One Persistent Pup

Dinnertime.  Always a source of great excitement in our house, even back when we only had two dogs.  (Now we have three of our own, and usually have a foster pup as well.  Twice the dogs; four times the mealtime fun.) I filled the dog water bowl as I always do first, then started preparing […]

The Empty Buddy Belly

My Hubs, John, is so smaht… We just realized our Buddy (Mr Budro, Buddy Boo), the wirehaired dachshund, has started sneaking food from little Rudi, which explains why he is rapidly becoming Buddy Blimp again. It’s a matter of some concern, since dachshunds are especially prone to “the love that kills” i.e. overfeeding – and gaining […]