Darcey the dachshund’s survival story

Darcey the dachshund was attacked by another dog while holidaying with her family. With an emergency dash across the state of South Australia, emergency surgery, endless love from her ma and pa, and support from the dachshund and coaster communities she has not only...
Long Dogs walk in Guildford

Long Dogs walk in Guildford

Spring in Perth is magnificent.  It can only be enhanced by adding 90+ dachshunds and their families.  It was made especially magic by seeing some of the latest survivors of illness and injury there, and thriving. I’ll be honest, not a huge fan of the number of...
Groundhog Day and the New Normal

Groundhog Day and the New Normal

 February 2nd was Groundhog day. Literally and figuratively. This time last year the east coast of Australia was ablaze. We watched the news coverage in horror. A friend reached out to me to see if I would support fund raising efforts led by Jackson McDonald for...
Dachshunds at Lake Gwelup

Dachshunds at Lake Gwelup

The first Long Dog walk of 2021 was at Lake Gwelup this morning. It was a glorious day, and it was great to get out early before the summer heat set in. I’ve been sporting a small injury so I wasn’t able to hang around long or get as low as I’d like...
Sage advice from a young dog

Sage advice from a young dog

When I’m photographing rescue animals as a Shutter Paws volunteer I’m usually going to a foster carer’s home. Some dogs are ok to go to a park which is lovey, but I always check with the carer so we can determine the best approach. Young Sage came...