Tag Archives: Dachshunds

Let’s Paws: Who shall rest this Yom Kippur? My dog

I’m not religious in the least; Hebrew School dropout and all that. But I felt an overwhelming need to run to synagogue this Yom Kippur, that part of the Jewish New Year where it’s OK to take an entire day … Continue reading

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Let’s Paws: Saying goodbye to my ancient dachshund on Yom Kippur

After days of deliberations about something we knew in our bones was the right thing to do, we euthanized our Old Girl Baby, Ginger, at the start of Yom Kippur. I’ve been overwhelmed every time I sit down to write about … Continue reading

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Let’s Paws: It’s National Woof Day!

  On this National Dog Day, Pawsing to give a shout out to my Old Girl Baby, Ginger. Going on her 19th year. Happy to give her a lift when her ancient legs can’t keep up with that puppy soul. … Continue reading

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Let’s Paws: Wisdom shines in old dogs’ eyes

No doubt about it: When everything else starts to go in a dog (and a human), the eyes still have it, as demonstrated by excerpts from this touching book. And will ’til the end. Old don’t need to learn new … Continue reading

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Let’s Paws: Happy Mother’s Day, to me

Me and Ginger, my old girl baby dachshund, who’s approaching her 19th year. That would make her somewhere in the neighborhood of 85, at least. This is a common sight morning, noon and night, though Mitch selflessly takes over the night … Continue reading

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Let’s Paws: The Dachshund and the Easter Bunny

My honeybunny dachshund Ginger may be going on 85 (here’s a convoluted formula that made my head ache; she’s almost 18 in dog years), but she’s still a pup at heart. Especially when it comes to kid stuff like the … Continue reading

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Let’s Paws: A Very Dachshund Thanksgiving

Wanted to take time on this Sunday before Turkey Day to stop with my Asia escapades for the moment and talk what I think are some cool Thanksgiving dishes. (Read on, vegetarians; there’s one for you.) Sending it out now … Continue reading

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