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My Foster Experience by Amy Chase

July 25, 2014 by in category General, Volunteers tagged as , , , , , , , , ,

If you have a Dachshund and a Facebook account, you’ve probably found one of the best pages out there – I Love Dachshunds.  When I first found it, I thought “Yay, cute dachshund pictures!” Little did I know that it would be so much more. Holly and Martin run the page and are amazing individuals. […]

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Find Olive

May 17, 2014 by in category General tagged as , , , , , , ,

As you may have seen on Facebook – little miss Olive got loose Saturday evening.  She is a beautiful red, 2 year old dachshund who slipped her harness when her new family stopped to let her go potty. A “Find Olive” blog has been created!  If you know someone near exit 14 on I77 in […]

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Happy Tails – Pretzel

May 2, 2014 by in category Dachshunds, Happy Tails tagged as , , , , , , , , ,

Pretzel was our first foster and to be honest, it was over as soon as it started. Pretzel has a beautiful chocolate and peanut butter coat that is the softest I have ever felt and golden brown eyes that just look into your soul – our family never stood a chance. We pretended we wouldn't [...]

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LPDR “Barks” about Valerie Duke

May 2, 2014 by in category Volunteers tagged as , , , , , , , , ,

My favorite hobbies are gardening and cooking.  I am a Master Gardener with Coweta County.  I love plants and animals.  My dachshunds are PeeWee, who is a long hair dapple, with blue eyes who will be 6 this year.  He really should be a cat. He hates to go outside and do dog things.  Guinness, […]

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Happy Tails – Sadie

April 30, 2014 by in category Dachshunds, Happy Tails tagged as , , , , , , , ,

Sadie is doing very well and I think feeling "at home" here. (We adopted her in late November. She likes to nap on the sofa pillow, and we also go for a walk almost every morning which she loves. She is also a big fan of mealtimes and doggie treats. She likes to look out [...]

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Happy Tails – Zuri (fka Harley)

April 29, 2014 by in category Dachshunds, Happy Tails tagged as , , , , , , ,

I love this guy but he's a nut!! It's very hard to get a picture of him because he's always on the move. Be well Nikki

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The Role of Fundraising in Rescue

April 26, 2014 by in category Fundraising, General tagged as , , , , , , , , ,

People often ask why we are constantly running fundraisers for our rescue.  They can’t understand why if we get a dog from a shelter for free or very little money, charge an adoption fee ranging from $150-$300, and make money on donations, why the need is so great to always be fundraising… Let’s use an […]

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Happy Tails – Lexie

April 26, 2014 by in category Dachshunds, Happy Tails tagged as , , , , , ,

Lexie has really settled in and found great companionship with her older brother, Earl (another rescue pup). She is so irresistibly adorable (even when she takes a dive in the trash), we can't help but give her pets. She and her brother get a Bark Box every month, and she's found a rubber squeaky that [...]

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Happy Tails – Brady

April 25, 2014 by in category Dachshunds, Happy Tails tagged as , , , , , , ,

Brady is doing great. We love him so much. He is an absolute angel. Here are a few pictures of him with his "brothers" Bailey & Sam. Although he sleeps a lot, he seems very happy and comfortable in his new home. ~ Melissa

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LPDR “Barks” About Monica Marchildon

April 24, 2014 by in category Volunteers tagged as , , , , , , , , , ,

Name Monica Marchildon Your favorite hobbies Does rescuing dogs count as a hobby?  I love shopping, hiking, reading, traveling, writing...but most days my dogs can talk me out of these pursuits just to play or snuggle with them. How you came to be involved in rescue My company has a tremendous volunteer program that includes [...]

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