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Apr 10

Life with a Chipin

Chipin postal alert

What is a Chipin?   A Chipin is a cross between a Chihuahua and a Miniature Pinscher.  Chi’s and Min Pins, as they are affectionately known, can each be a handful, and when combined, watch out!  You may have a sassy, willful, opinionated, and smart dog–possibly too smart–with an energy level that is off the charts. …

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Apr 09

Outdoor Summer Fun with Your Dog

puppy sleeping in chair outside

Explore the Great Outdoors Dogs love the bright sunshine and fresh air that the great outdoors has to offer.  So, whether it’s a week-long camping trip or an afternoon trip to the park, take your dog on an outdoor adventure.  Whatever outdoor activity you have in mind, make sure that your dog is safe.  For …

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Mar 19

Rest in Peace, Penny

To Penny the Miniature Pinscher:   Rainbow Bridge Just this side of heaven is a place called Rainbow Bridge. When an animal dies that has been especially close to someone here, that pet goes to Rainbow Bridge. There are meadows and hills for all of our special friends so they can run and play together. …

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Jul 20

Pool Safety Tips for your Puppy

dog swimming in a pool

By Vee Cecil, Guest Blogger Pool Safety For many families, the summer is the perfect time to get a puppy. Often, our work schedules are a little more relaxed and with the kids out of school, there are some extra helping hands to smooth the transition. But even with the extra help, anyone who’s ever …

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Feb 02

Doga: A Mind and Body Experience for You and Your Dog

Photo Credit:  Linked from the article “Yoga with Your Dog? Check Out Doga!” at Managed Moms.com Dog + Yoga = Doga? Doggie yoga, or doga, is a great way to relax with your dog on a cloudy day. It can bring the tranquility and harmony of yoga to you as well as strengthen the bond …

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Sep 10

Canine Bug Out Bag

dog wearing back pack

The Essentials For Fido Photo Credit: Conny Liegl on Flickr A recent episode of Revision 3’s DIY Tryin, Build an Emergency Kit with These Essentials, covered items for a disaster preparedness kit for humans. While watching, I began thinking about what essentials I would need for my two Miniature Pinschers. I came up with some …

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Aug 08

Found: Miniature Pinscher Found in St. Louis Metro Area

Found: Do you know this Min Pin?

Miniature Pinscher Found in St. Louis Metro Area This Miniature Pinscher was founding the St. Louis metro area by Tower Grove/Macklind Ave. area of St. Louis. He is neutered, has cropped ears and a docked tail, and no microchip or tattoo. He weighs about 22 lbs. The generous people who found him have taken him to …

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Jul 02

The Fourth of July and Fido: Keeping Your Dog Safe During Fireworks Season

The Fourth of July is a Time for Celebration! But Can be Scary for Dogs Photo Credit: Jeff Kubina on Flickr Fireworks, hot dogs, and having friends over are great ways to celebrate the fourth, but all these thing (well…except the hot dogs) can be scary for your dog. As you know, dogs have very …

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Mar 17

Min Pin on the Loose: What to Do If Your Dog is Missing

Maddox, a beloved Miniature Pinscher, was lost December 2012.

Miniature Pinschers are Escape Artists Min Pins are notorious for getting loose. Being independent thinkers, their little minds are constantly whirring, and when they get the idea of getting out, sometimes it’s hard to stop them. So, what should you do when your dog gets loose? Maddox, Come Home This story is for little Maddox, …

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Jan 30

How to Outfit Your Min Pin in Style

Seven Items You Need Before Bringing Your Min Pin Home Tons of cool gear is available for dogs, and a lot of it is specifically for small dogs, such as miniature pinschers.  Amidst the designer water bowls, glittery t-shirts, and Bruce Springsteen inspired jackets, there are some must-have items.  Before you bring your new puppy …

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