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Turning 50 And Adding 10 Pounds

My husband turned the big 5-0 this month. He’s a low maintenance guy who enjoys the simple things; woodworking, canoeing, avocados, and dogs to name a few. All he he wanted for his birthday was to add 10 pounds permanently, in other words, adopt our little foster dog. Papi was rescued by Central Texas Dachshund Rescue […]

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Skippy, Mr. December 2009

Central Texas Dachshund Rescue Calendar Model! Pet Passions: Staying very close to his Hospice Mom. Pet Peeves: Photo shoots with reindeer costumers in August. Breed: Dachshund Buy the 2009 Central Texas Dachshund Rescue Calendar featuring Skippy! Skippy’s CTDR Story On Calendar: Skippy came to us after being passed around to many homes. We just can’t […]

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Ellie, Ms. November 2009

Central Texas Dachshund Rescue Calendar Model! Pet Passions: Treats and her Hospice Mom. Pet Peeves: When her brothers and sisters get too pushy. Breed: Dachshund Buy the 2009 Central Texas Dachshund Rescue Calendar featuring Ellie! Ellie’s CTDR Story on Calendar: Ellie came from a shelter in November 2004. Previously she had been used for breeding. […]

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Chiquita, Ms. October 2009

Central Texas Dachshund Rescue Calendar Model! Pet Passions: Exercise, Play, Action! Pet Peeves: Getting up early for agility classes. Breed: Dachshund Buy the 2009 Central Texas Dachshund Rescue Calendar featuring Chiquita! Chiquita’s CTDR Story on Calendar: Chiquita found herself at the pound through no fault of her own.  This high energy, playful gal has just […]

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Wyatt, Mr. September 2009

Central Texas Dachshund Rescue Calendar Model! Pet Passions: Playing, running around, and the squeaky ball. Pet Peeves: Not getting chased enough! Breed: Dachshund Buy the 2009 Central Texas Dachshund Rescue Calendar featuring Wyatt! Wyatt’s CTDR Story On Calendar: Wyatt landed in Central Texas Dachshund Rescue in 2008 after living on the streets of Fort Worth. He […]

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Belle, Ms. August 2009

Central Texas Dachshund Rescue Calendar Model! Pet Passions: Sunshine and the outdoors! Pet Peeves: Sand inbetween her toes. Breed: Dachshund Buy the 2009 Central Texas Dachshund Rescue Calendar featuring Belle! Belle’s CTDR Story On Calendar: It’s hard to believe that Belle, this stunning bathing beauty, was found wandering the streets scared and alone. But this […]

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Winston, Mr. July 2009

Central Texas Dachshund Rescue Calendar Model! Pet Passions: Fourth of July and squirrels. Pet Peeves: Baths and ear cleanings. Breed: Dachshund Buy the 2009 Central Texas Dachshund Rescue Calendar featuring Winston! Winston’s CTDR Story On Calendar: Winston joined the CTDR family in May of 2008.  He is heartworm positive, Cushingoid, and had severe dental disease, […]

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Brogan, Mr. June 2009

Central Texas Dachshund Rescue Calendar Model! Pet Passions: Pleasing his hospice mommy. Pet Peeves: Going on picnics without being able to eat! Breed: Dachshund Buy the 2009 Central Texas Dachshund Rescue Calendar featuring Brogan! Brogan’s CTDR Story On Calendar: Brogan arrived in October 2004 and needed back surgery. After a successful operation, it was clear […]

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Woody, Mr. May 2009

Central Texas Dachshund Rescue Calendar Model! Pet Passions: Being near his people. He loves to be close. Pet Peeves: Top hats and tuxedos. Breed: Dachshund Buy the 2009 Central Texas Dachshund Rescue Calendar featuring Woody! Woody’s CTDR Story On Calendar: Woody came to Central Texas Dachshund Rescue in 2008 after animal control found him roaming […]

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Rescue Puppies, April 2009

Central Texas Dachshund Rescue Calendar Models! Pet Passions: Sleeping with friends. Pet Peeves: Sleeping alone. Breed: Dachshund Buy the 2009 Central Texas Dachshund Rescue Calendar featuring the Easter Puppies! CTDR Story On Calendar: Puppies!  What could possibly be more adorable?  Central Texas Dachshund Rescue took in their mother just a few days before she gave […]

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Chandler, Mr. March 2009

Central Texas Dachshund Rescue Calendar Model! Pet Passions: Belly rubs and kisses. Pet Peeves: Not getting enough eye contact. Breed: Dachshund Buy the 2009 Central Texas Dachshund Rescue Calendar featuring Chandler! Chandler’s CTDR Story On Calendar: Chandler arrived at Central Texas Dachshund Rescue when his family could no longer care for him.  Once his heartworms […]

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Hazel, Ms. February 2009

Central Texas Dachshund Rescue Calendar Model! Pet Passions: Roses, Love and Kisses. Pet Peeves: No being able to eat any Valentines candy! Breed: Dachshund Buy the 2009 Central Texas Dachshund Rescue Calendar featuring Hazel! Hazel’s CTDR Story On Calendar: Hazel took Central Texas Dachshund Rescue by storm in May 2005.  She was heartworm positive, had […]

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Scooter, Ms. January 2009

Central Texas Dachshund Rescue Calendar Model! Pet Passions: Being included in the party! Being with people! Being part of the action! Pet Peeves: When all the designer diapers are dirty, and all the champagne is gone! Breed: Dachshund Buy the 2009 Central Texas Dachshund Rescue Calendar featuring Scooter! Scooter’s CTDR Story On Calendar: Scooter came […]

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Martin’s Murmur

Our boy went to the cardiologist yesterday to have his heart murmur checked out. Turns out it’s grade 5 and it’s pretty serious. The doctor said it was good we came in because he could have cardiac arrest at any moment from the looks of his echocardiogram. (NOTE: Video below is just 37 seconds long.) […]

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Lucy-Lu, the lovely little lady…

Pet Passions: Chasing birds and squirrels, long walks, snuggling anytime, any where, but preferably in someone’s lap, ANY lap! Pet Peeves: Loud people, loud and high pitched noises and singing up close. She really doesn’t like it if someone tries to sing a Whitney Houston song to her, especially “I Will Always Love You”. It […]

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Eliot, the intellectual golden…

Pet Passions: Water and tennis balls. Tennis balls and water! Oh, and of course rough housing with his much younger brother Morgan, and swimming every chance he can get! Pet Peeves: When it’s raining and we can’t play outside. Breed: Golden Retriever Age (at time of photo session): 10 years

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Moses, pug with a positive outlook…

Pet Passions: He loves the basics: food, sleep, and affection. He’s an avid sailer (see photos below), loves long walks, car rides and networking at the Pug Meetups. Pet Peeves: When the kitty bugs him while he’s trying to get some serious sack time. Doorbells make him crazy, as he is determined to protect his […]

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