27 October 2010

Dachshund Love!

Henry, age 10 months

I can never spell "dachshund" for the life of me. But regardless of my spelling pitfalls, ever since adopting our short-legged chiweenie, Henry, I have been slightly obsessed with dachshunds. I have been seeing them everywhere. It's like when you want to get engaged, and everything around you= weddings. Or when you want a kid, and babies are literally peeking out from EVERYWHERE. What's with that?!

Anyway, I went into Anthropologie just to browse. (Yeah right. Can I ever really just casually stroll in and out of Anthro? That place is deadly.) I came out with a new belt and this adorable doggy ring dish.



Then I saw this on Etsy and just had to share. A vintage brass dachshund! I need it!


I love lamp.


I showed L these pillowcases and he said, "Hell NO". I think he's just bitter because he'd have to sleep on a pillowcase with a dog's ass on it.


Do you have a favorite dog breed? Any pet-themed trinkets? At the rate I'm going I'll be one of those old ladies with a crochet dachshund tissue box and needlepoint dachshund pillows.


18 comments:

  1. hahahahaha those pillow cases made me laugh - love it. :)

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  2. First of all, your pup is precious. My baby Buddy is a blue heeler, but they don't make blue heeler things. Which is why I want to come up with my own Buddy line of items- calendars, greeting cards, giant statues... I'm sure it would be super successful :) That lamp cracks me up!

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  3. LOL. I think the brass doxie looks more like a Basset, but still cute. BTW - Kohls has a diamond Doxie pendant http://www.kohls.com/kohlsStore/jewelry/diamonds/diamondnecklaces/whitegold/PRD~505573/10k+White+Gold+110ct+TW+Diamond+Dachshund+Pendant.jsp that I think is SO adorable! I know this b/c my friend has several doxies, and my sister also has a Chiweenie - they are all too cute!
    We have a dog who looks like a Dalmatian (we don't know what she actually is), so on our honeymoon to Disney we collected Dalmatian pins (NOT an easy task). Otherwise I mostly deal in paw print rather than breed trinkets.

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  4. my husband and his family are big into dachshunds. We don't collect doxie themed accessories, but that might change if we get our own!

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  5. What a cutie pie!! And I agree, you HAD to get that ring holder... how could you NOT?! haha. We have a greyhound and it's rare to come across many greyhound "trinkets". I did come across a plastic greyhound statue at Home Goods a few months ago... so of course I had to get it. My husband snickered at my plastic greyhound, but whatevs... I also just ordered a greyhound print from etsy yesterday!

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  6. When I got Clydas, my boxer, I checked out EVERYTHING boxer! My search was a little more difficult since back then most owners cropped their boxer's ears. I felt that practice was cruel and outdated, so I left Clydas' ears floppy.
    But it's amazing how many boxers I noticed! They were EVERYWHERE! Or people would come up to me to say "I had a boxer when I was growing up". Since Clydas was my first boxer, it made me feel great! He's still my best buddy.

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  7. oh my goodness, how have i not yet seen a picture of henry. he's too cute. and i want that ring bowl. i go through phases where i google pug items and just giggle over everything that comes up. i'd love to get some pug letterpress items. i already have a crazy lady doormat.

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  8. cute ring dish! dachshunds are so cute, my cousin had one when we were growing up :)

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  9. I've definitely had puppies on the brain. I'm a fan of Muts myself!

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  10. Haha, I bet L is just pissed he would be on the ass side :)

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  11. OMGoodness he is too cute! My family has all kinds of Westie stuff, we're a little obsessed.

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  12. I love dachshund's! Henry is so stinkin' cute. Totally wanted to get one...however, we now have a beagle/border collie(?) mutt who has stolen our hearts. Sigh. Love her!

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  13. CORGIS!
    We love corgis and want one when we have a yard. One day. In a billion years.

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  14. Oh man, I love it all! Whimsical and quirky and completely delightful! The pillows are incredible. I wish I had a reason to have them. Like a dachsund. Maybe if you negotiate L sleeping on the head side, he wouldn't be so dismissive of the awesome idea?

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  15. That puppy is so stinking cute! And I love the pillows.

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  16. @MayLove: That pendant is SO adorable!! I love it! And you're right about the basset hound. What the heck?! False advertisement, Etsy! :)

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