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Welcome! I’m Jessica

My life revolves around my own Dachshunds, and I have experience with hundreds of others. My goal is to make my Doxie’s lives as interesting, fulfilled, and healthy as they can be while inspiring you to do the same.

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Hiking and Camping With Your Dog

Whether you are new to hiking and camping with your Dachshund, or have been doing it for years and want new insight, this information is for you.

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Thanks so much, Jessica for providing lots of super helpful information… covering more than just the technical but also the emotional issues. You’ve taught me to breathe, stay calm, and listen to my dog.” ~ Patti, reader and Dachshund owner

Travel Tips and Inspiration for Small Dogs

Get travel advice, read about dog friendly destinations, and discover our favorite dog friendly places to stay here.

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Pet Travel Checklist for Dog Friendly Hotels

I travel a lot with my dogs and have refined my list of dog travel essentials for hotel or Airbnb stays. Check out what I bring and download a checklist to use before your next trip.

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Make Your Dachshund Happier and Healthier

Find information about Dachshund back issues, nutrition, oral health, grooming, managing stress and anxiety, and general health here.

Take The 30 Day Happier, Healthier Dog Challenge

We think we’re taking the best care of our dogs, but then we learn something new and find out we could doing more. This challenge will nudge you to make just a few small improvements in your dog’s life.

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