Wednesday, December 23, 2009

Walkin in a Wiener Wonderland

The Dachshund club of San Diego put on Walkin in a Wiener Wonderland and the dachshund meet-up joined them you can see the pictures from the dachshund meet-up.

We were also joined by a wedding party that was coming to the fountain to take their wedding photos. They figured if you cant beat them join them and they asked some of the dressed doxies to join them.

When the dachshund club puts up their photos I will post those also.

Saturday, December 19, 2009

Holiday Bowl Parade - 2009

We have approval to participate from the Big Bay Balloon Parade aka Holiday Bowl Parade, Wednesday, December 30.

The parade organizers expect our club to have between 25 & 50 people in our group. At this point we have a packet with instructions as to when & where to be, to form the parade. And a page of San Diego City ...rules. Some possible seating for those not wishing to walk (limited ability) might be available (something like 2 tickets). This is A Mighty Fun event for all with the parade going along the embarcadero for about 1 mile. Well behaved dogs on leash are welcome we are thinking. We are working on maybe a rendevous point to rideshare.

Check out our EVENTS webpage on SDDC or the Holiday Bowl webpage.

I believe the tickets their website suggests is for Grandstand seating, standing alongside Harbor Dr. is free of course.

Contact either Denise @ Home phone 619-226-8116 leave message or Edie Home phone 760 788-8719 leave message or 858 243-5268 cell to meet up day of parade.

Saturday, December 5, 2009

"Walkin' in A Wiener Wonderland"

San Diego Dachshund Club's Annual Dachshunds'
Holiday Walk in the Park

The San Diego Dachshund Club
"Wiener Wonderland"
walk in the park
Sunday, Dec 20, 2009
12:00 to 3:00
Balboa Park - along the Prado

Monday, November 23, 2009

Walkin' in a Wiener Wonderland

Dec 20
Sun 12:00 PM Description
Meet in the Prado area of Balboa Park - walk around and enjoy the day.
Sponsored by the San Diego Dachshund Club.

Gaslamp Holiday Pet Parade

Dec 13 - Sun 3:00 PM

Hilton Park 401 K Street
Gaslamp Quarter in San Diego, CA
FREE to view, $10 registration for participants

The second-annual Gaslamp Holiday Pet Parade is an event that will take place as a part of Gaslamp for the Holidays. Participants will be invited to dress up with their pet in their favorite costumes for a special promenade throughout the Gaslamp Quarter to celebrate the season.

The owners, accompanied by their dressed-up pets, will march up and down the decorated Avenues of the Gaslamp Quarter. The Parade will originate and conclude at the park next to the Hilton Hotel, where there will be a small community Pet Expo. After the parade, participants will be able to explore the Pet Expo and take pictures with their pets. There will also be an awards ceremony, and even “after parties” at pet-friendly venues in the Gaslamp Quarter.

Pre-registration for the Gaslamp Holiday Pet Parade is now available at on the Gaslamp Holiday Pet Parade event page. You can also register on-site starting at 1:30pm.

Thursday, October 29, 2009


It's Halloween, Willis the Wiener Dog

This is cute.

More photos of Halloweener 09

Dachshund meet-up of San Diego has publish some more photos of the great Halloween-er pick nick of 09. This is also a great group if you are looking for something to do with your Doxie. Check it out. The San Diego Dachshund Meetup Group 

Tuesday, October 27, 2009

San Diego HalloWiener

Over 300 Dachshunds had a great time at the 2009 San Diego HALLOWIENER Dachshund Picnic on Sunday in Balboa Park, San Diego, California. Work it, Wiener Dogs! Fun video by youtuber pishydish.

Labels: dachshund events, dachshunds in costume, long-hair, smooth, videos, wire haired
Posted by Joey and Maggie at 7:53 AM

Halloweiner 09

You can see more photos @ Halloweiner 09

Friday, October 2, 2009

Hero Dog

A Dog Saves Another Dog Hit By A Car

This may be the most amazing animal video we have ever seen. The video is from a traffic camera overlooking the busy Costanera Norte freeway in Santiago, Chile. It shows a dog that has been hit by a car on a busy highway. Under these conditions, such an animal would not have a chance of being saved. Enter our compassionate hero...


This video has been viewed by millions around the world with the same gut-wrenching, yet heartwarming reaction. At the time of my narration, it was reported that the injured dog had lived. Unfortunately, we now know otherwise.

What is most important to note is the fact that it took a little stray dog with a big heart to touch the world and in doing so, perhaps put us in touch with ourselves. Judging from the countless comments of concern, it is obvious that, for the most part, we are one in our respect for life.

So, wherever you live and whatever you may take in from the media this week, may you long remember the message this loving homeless canine brought us on the eve of the holiest of seasons.

Sonny Melendrez.

Chileans have a new hero: an apparently homeless dog that pulled the body of another dog through traffic off a busy highway. A surveillance camera on a Santiago freeway captured images of a dog trotting past speeding cars to pull the lifeless body of the other canine, which had been run over by a vehicle, away from traffic and onto the median strip.

The scene was broadcast by Chilean television stations and then posted on Web sites, and hundreds of thousands of people had viewed versions of it by Monday.

Highway crews removed both the dead and live dogs from the median strip of the Vespucio Norte Highway shortly after the Dec. 4 incident. But the rescuer dog ran away.

Authorities say images of the rescue prompted some people to call and offer to adopt the dog, but neither highway workers nor a television crew could find they animal.

Source: AP News


It is estimated that there are 220,000 stray dogs in the Santiago area alone.

Like many/most countries, Chile isn’t an easy place to be a dog. Earlier this month, Chilean authorities raided the Benjamin Vinuña Mackenna Animal Protection Society where disease is rampant and animals are being killed in huge numbers instead of sheltered and adopted out. This organization was established in 1915 and reportedly is representative of the conditions in most shelters in Chile.

Monday, September 28, 2009


San Diego
Dachshund Picnic

Sunday, October 25, 2009 in Balboa Park, San Diego, California

The Annual HalloWiener Dachshund Picnic!

Wednesday, September 16, 2009

Vote for Mila!
Vote for Mila in Cesar and Ilusion Millan Foundation Photo Contest! Vote and help dog shelters and rescue centers When you donate and vote, you'll help dog shelters and you'll help this entrant in the contest!

Here is the next great dog star! She has great potential!
The Grand Prize winner will appear alongside Cesar Millan in a public service campaign, receive an autographed pair of LandRoller skates, and win a $1000 shopping spree at PETCO. The top three finalists in each category (photos with the most votes) will win a shopping spree at PETCO, a gift card to, and an autographed copy of Cesar’s new "Mastering Leadership" Series DVD,

Tuesday, September 1, 2009

Sixteen Dogs Advance in Wienerschnitzel Wiener Nationals

August 27, 2009 Image Qualcomm Stadium, San Diego – Qualifying rounds for the 2009 Wienerschnitzel Wiener Nationals were held Saturday, August 29th on the rugby fields at Qualcomm Stadium. A field of 363 dachshunds participated in the event, each vying for one of sixteen spots in the San Diego semifinals. The semifinal race is September 1st during an inning break at the San Diego Padres vs. Washington Nationals game at Petco Park. This Pacific Life Holiday Bowl event benefited the Rancho Coastal Humane Society.

The fastest qualifier was Heidi-Roo Smith of Orange. The 10 ½ year-old, 13-pound dachshund set a track record by completing the 53-foot course in 2.37 seconds. Other qualifiers include: Mila Miesner; Daisy Lazano; Sully Libres; Winston Bush; Clifford Kerr; Chapparrito Suzuki; Princess Destiny Walter; Beega Geisler; Willie Hamm; Kona Holland; Chili Bhargara; Cody Perpetno; Savannah Row; Woo Girl Rice and Princess Daphne Walter.

The fastest eight dogs from the semifinals will advance to the championship race in San Diego on December 30th before the nationally televised Port of San Diego Big Bay Balloon Parade presented by San Diego County Credit Union, also a Pacific Life Holiday Bowl production.