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Finally Home

Our Adopted Dogs

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DREAM Dog Finally Home Story

Heidi High School


Adopted 12/27/20



BB Backfield
"Gus"


Adopted 12/23/20



Bubba Brotherhood


Adopted 12/23/20



Frankie Friendship


Adopted 12/21/20



Burt Bechamel
"Fred"


Adopted 12/20/20



Pluto Presents
"Mr. Wiggles"


Adopted 12/20/20


Pluto, aka Hans von Wiggle Bottom III, or just Mr. Wiggles. My husband is so in love with this dog. We have been dachshund owners for years and when we got him, Chris immediately ordered a dog ramp for the sofa. That's when I knew we had to adopt him.

Ruthie Rejoice


Adopted 12/20/20



Pepper Peppermint


Adopted 12/19/20



Spud Sports
"Remi"


Adopted 12/19/20



Comet Candles
"Peach"


Adopted 12/13/20



Jane Austen


Adopted 12/11/20



Pete Probowl


Adopted 11/25/20



Kindi Gardner


Adopted 11/21/20



Crystal Catalyst


Adopted 11/07/20



Dexter Discipline


Adopted 11/06/20



Nike Notebook


Adopted 11/05/20



Trixie Tribute


Adopted 11/05/20



Frieda Freedom


Adopted 10/15/20


e have had Frieda for 2 months now and she is just wonderful. She has so much love in her it can help but pour out of her. It took her 1 afternoon to get the layout of the house and she loves the backyard. She has doggy neighbors to talk to and squires to play with. Anytime she hears the garage door open she runs to the door waiting for hellos to begin. What a great homecoming. Not much goes unnoticed. Frieda loves for us to play wither her squeaky toy babies. From the day we brought her home she has been a blessing. She fills my heart with joy.

If your considering one of these precious pups, do it. They’re bodies may be small but they’re hearts are huge. They are so loving, smart, curious, and will make you laugh everyday.


Benson Bechamel
"Chili"


Adopted 10/14/20



Cinnamon Stars


Adopted 10/12/20


Cinnamon is doing great she loves meeting new people and going on walking adventures. She had the opportunity to travel by plane and train recently and did wonderful. She is quiet as a mouse in her carrier when traveling. Cinnamon even got to enjoy her first snow during a recent family trip. Of course, just like every dachshund she sleeps a lot and has to eat out of a slow feed bowl to slow down her eating. We continue to give her medicated bathes weekly to help continue the healing process of her skin/fur. Her fur is really filling out and getting longer. Adopting is the only way to go. This little girl has been through so much and deserves to be a pampered queen.

Duchess Drawing
"Blanca"


Adopted 10/10/20



scout


Adopted 10/03/20


Love my willow. Master of wits! We keep each on our toes. She’s a tremendous escape artist but can always be brought around. She does not like to be separated from me.

My favorite blanket stealer and hog!


Scout Scandium
"Brulee"


Adopted 09/27/20


We've loved having Brulee as part of our family! He has become the ultimate sidekick for all of our adventures. We've taken him all around town in Austin to parks and outdoor dinners and outdoor happy hours. He does excellent on the leash but also loves the sling we bought him for longer walks/bike rides. A few weeks ago we took a road trip to go wine tasting in Fredericksburg and Brulee joined us for the fun!

At home, Brulee is laying under my desk all day either sleeping, playing with a toy or asking for a belly rub. He and Miko (our Husky mix) get the zoomies at night and playfully fight over who gets what toy.

We think Brulee is the sweetest, most handsome dog and he gets compliments wherever we go.


Matilda Maternal


Adopted 09/25/20


I love her so much I must have known her in another life.


Max Mercury


Adopted 09/19/20



Scrabble Schrodinger


Adopted 09/19/20



Brownie Embrace


Adopted 09/06/20



Dodge Dalton
"Quincy"


Adopted 08/30/20


We renamed him Quincy and he already knows his name. He is so loving and never goes in his crate unless I run an errand. He wants nothing to do with it. He and Finley play all the time, and all three dogs sleep in the big bed with us.

I have two DREAM dogs, Finley(aka Tyrus Trinitity, and Quincy(aka Dodge Dalton. They are truly besties and such good boys. They love to wrestle and chase each other. They also like to irritate their sister, Mia, a tiny Chihuahua. She definitely lets them know who is boss! They both are so loving and affectionate. I am grateful for the people at DREAM for the work they do to rescue all of the darling dogs they save. God bless and Merry Christmas!


Jackson Jenkka


Adopted 08/29/20



Timmy Tenderheart


Adopted 08/25/20



Bailey


Adopted 08/21/20
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Boomer


Adopted 08/21/20
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Herbie Honky Tonk


Adopted 08/15/20



Payton Patriot
"Sparky"


Adopted 08/15/20


Payton Patriot (now “Sparky”) is the cutest puppy and enjoying life with an active family with his two human brothers. We love him so much!

Ralphy Radon


Adopted 08/15/20



Yankee Doodle


Adopted 08/15/20



Strider Stripes
"Taz"


Adopted 08/13/20


Just wanted to give you an update. The pup is doing great. He's such a fun addition to the family. His house training is going well, with only an occasional oops.

Strider Stripes" is now known as TAZ.... He's our little Tasmanian Devil around the house. He is curious, vocal, loving, and protective of whomever he meets. We have never had a "non- pedigreed" dachshund in our home.... ( I guess we were a little snobbish about our dachshunds). TAZ is the most loving, easy to train pup we've had. WE LOVE HIM!!! If I had room for 10 more just like him, I'd take them in a heartbeat. He's fearless, and a GREAT companion to our other Dachshund. In fact, when we had him neutered, our other boy laid by his cage, whining to him, until he knew it was ok.. and he could rejoin the fun.

Thank you to DREAM, for giving us the opportunity to add such a great JOY to our lives.


Anthony Anthem
"Luke"


Adopted 08/06/20



Betsy Ross
"Daisy Mae"


Adopted 08/06/20



Indy Independence
"Peanut"


Adopted 08/06/20



Nate Nation
"Taz"


Adopted 08/06/20



Dudley Domino


Adopted 08/03/20



Maggie Merengue
"Maggie Mae"


Adopted 08/03/20



Jojo Joropo


Adopted 07/27/20


JoJo has settled in quite nicely. He definitely is a curious and adventuresome guy. A few stories. . .

Jojo is an escape artist. We had to put a top on his sleeping cage because he would jump over the side (and it is two feet high).

JoJo loves to play with his toys. He has a giant spider rope toy that we play tug of war with. His Metro card squeaky toy is a favorite. My daughter sent it from New York. Finally, he is learning to be a receiver. We have a squeaky football that we throw and he goes after.

JoJo has been learning some new commands. He will sit to wait for a treat and he learned to use a ramp my son bought him to get on the couch (50% of the time).

Jojo loves squirrels! He is always on the lookout for them. He sits so quietly just waiting for them to walk across the fence or climb the tree. Good thing the squirrels are fast.

JoJo had been a blessing. It has been for the three of us getting used to each other and our habits. Having him sit with me and allowing me to pet him is very soothing.

Thank you for rescuing dachshunds. You make DREAMS come true!


Perrie Parade
"Libby"


Adopted 07/27/20


We wanted to give you an update on Perrie, now known as Libby. Family and neighbors all think the name "Libby" suits her! She is settling in great. She loves the family and is very calm when she meets people and other dogs on her walks. Libby loves her walks! She’s also very good about asking to go out. Thanks for all the love and care you give the doggies and for helping to bring Libby in our lives.

Edward Endearment
"Eddie"


Adopted 07/23/20


Love this little Man. I really don't believe he is 14. He is waaaay to spunky for 14. I have had elderly dogs and he is just unreal. Of course I would love it if he wasn't that old. I want this precious face with me for a long time. I have now hired a daily pet walker to come and give him the daily walks that he needs with his level of energy. Please don't worry about him. He is very loved. Snoozing behind me on the bed while I work at my desk. Never far away. Thank you for this love I have in my life again. 

Florence Flamenco
"Kona"


Adopted 07/09/20



Brutus Bearhug


Adopted 07/06/20



Whitney Waltz


Adopted 07/04/20



Chachi Cheers
"Mary Tyler Moore"


Adopted 06/27/20


This little girl has brought love and healing to my heart. She loves to carry around my dirty socks and tuck them in her bed. One day I looked up and she was hauling my flip flop up her ramp to her bed which she prefers on my bed, not the floor. When I have had to leave her at “day care”, they tell me she is very talkative. Boy, do I get an earful from her when I pick her up. Otherwise she is a quiet girl and enjoys many long naps during the day. She loves her groceries and snacks on organic baked chicken. She has tee pee where she keeps her toys. She hauls the socks down to the tee pee in the mornings and immediately returns them to her bed. I love Miss Cheers dearly! Thank you from the bottom of my heart.

Maggie Mi Amore


Adopted 06/27/20



Lola Lullaby


Adopted 06/26/20



Murphy


Adopted 06/25/20
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Joey


Adopted 06/22/20
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Bonsai Beso


Adopted 06/20/20



Stan Lee Snuggles


Adopted 06/20/20



Hilda Hugs


Adopted 06/18/20



Pumpkin Puppylove
"Dolly Pawton"


Adopted 06/13/20



Megan Mardigras


Adopted 06/07/20



Rusty Rangerover


Adopted 05/30/20


Rusty is a perfect dog. My husband was asking our other dog to roll and Rusty rolled. He is sweet and wants to please. He loves to bark at squirrels and play with our other dog. We did a DNA test on him. He is 57% poodle, 22% chihuahua, 13% Italian greyhound and 5% old english sheepdog. No Dachshund. We love him and are so happy to have him.

Chili Cariño
"Bailey"


Adopted 05/28/20



Sarafina Swallowtail
"Willow"


Adopted 05/27/20



Chuey Cherish
"Tuck"


Adopted 05/11/20


We really got our new baby at the perfect time. I’m a school teacher and have been essentially alone since May as COVID shut down schools and Cole is an essential worker. Because of that, Chuey, who we have re-named Tuck, and I have really bonded! He is the sweetest, sassiest little man. He loves to cuddle and play fetch. He has become fast friends with our pit bull, Ophelia who probably weighs 3x as much as him. The two of them love to wrestle and cuddle. He has quickly stolen my heart and become my best friend. I am so grateful to DREAM and will be a life-long supporter. Tuck is an absolute joy!

Pepe Pedernales


Adopted 05/04/20



Bruce Backgammon
"Neo"


Adopted 05/02/20


Neo is doing great, lots of energy. He is keeping her big sister busy running around the backyard. Here in a rare moment of quiet

Cooper Canasta


Adopted 04/27/20


Even though Cooper is 3 plus years old he discovers something new everyday. He has to explore every hole, every bush, and always the tallest grass. Birds, chickens, horses, goats, cats, and his favorite....squirrels.

He is both curious and easily startled. His shadow,

things blown by the wind: leaves, plants and a ball floating

in his water bowl. (I laughed so hard when I saw what he was barking at).

He is very high energy. He plays hard. He naps after exercise and he's ready to go again.

We walk every day. He looks longingly at his leash to let me know. He's very insistent. One day he was looking back at other dogs and ran into a utility box. Something I would do. I thought, "Is he embarrassed?" He makes me laugh every day.

He's a big chow hound. Never is satisfied after he eats. If I'm in the kitchen, he's in the kitchen. He will eat until he gets sick. I found that out the hard way.

He doesn't like to be alone. He sleeps with my grandson. If he's not getting attention from him he will look for me. Even if it's laying next to me while I pet him.

He's a handful, but so worth it❤

Oh! I've lost 13 lbs since we got him. 🤩We love our Cooper❤


Zoey


Adopted 04/25/20
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Kieran Kingcake
"Tarzan"


Adopted 04/21/20


Kieran is now Tarzan, which is the most fitting name for this little acrobat! He is the cutest, smartest boy. He loves his two big brothers, Cooper and Alexander, who have already taught him how to tag-team wrestle, and their favorite game,"Who's gonna get who's neck". He has grown so big, and loves to destroy things, so we keep him plied with plenty of toys. We just adore him.

Pepper Proteus


Adopted 04/20/20



Tina Trinket


Adopted 04/20/20



Julia Jewel
"Roxy"


Adopted 04/19/20


We absolutely adore Roxy and she is well integrated into our family! She is cute as a button and loves listening to music and it's a good thing because we have one son in band and another in Orchestra. We have taught Roxy to enjoy pool time with the family. She loves to wear her life jacket and play ball with us. She wants to be in the middle of whatever is going on. She loves to play both fetch and tug of war. She is super smart and quickly got pee pad trained. She finished her final round of shots a week and 1/2 ago so we are now working on outside potty training and walks. I have been so happy with our adoption and the dream organization as a whole

Britton Beads
"Frodo"


Adopted 04/18/20


12/31/20: Here's an update on our Frodo, or "Britton Beads". He's been such a good puppy! Even though we were hoping this little designer Doxie would grow up looking more like a dachshund, he is hilarious! He's got the best personality, super smart and playful. He gets along great with our whole crew that now consists of our longtime senior dachshunds who we've had since puppies and our newest member that was just handed to us by a family. Frodo is living his best Doxie life here in Magnolia Texas. ❤

6/22/20: Just sending pictures of our DREAM Dachshund we adopted a couple months ago, Frodo...or was named “Britton Beads”. He’s so sweet! Loves his newest pal given to us by a family that couldn’t keep him anymore. They are now bffs...Frodo and Samwise 😁 (Lord of the Rings inspired names)


Butterfly Phlox


Adopted 04/18/20


Thank you again for your rescue and care of Butterfly, she’s such a joy and has the cutest personality!

Callie Cornea


Adopted 04/18/20



Fiona


Adopted 04/18/20
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Levi Lens


Adopted 04/18/20



Sienna Sequin
"Stella"


Adopted 04/18/20



Floppy Fleece


Adopted 04/16/20



Nellie Nacho


Adopted 04/15/20



Bear Bifocal


Adopted 04/13/20



Franco Float


Adopted 04/13/20



Bandit Bacchanal


Adopted 04/10/20



Arlo Acapulco


Adopted 04/04/20



Sunny South Padre


Adopted 04/03/20



Thor Thibodaux


Adopted 03/21/20



Bonnie Bok Choy
"Daisy"


Adopted 03/17/20


Daisy is as sweet as they come! Her favorite place in the world is on the couch curled up against me (her mama). She especially likes it when I get to work from home and she can be with me all day. Daisy loves to roll around in the grass, go on walks, and nap. She’s my little shadow, and my husband and I adore her. She definitely has a forever home with us!

Radar Retina


Adopted 03/16/20



Alamo Flambeaux


Adopted 03/15/20


We absolutely adore this pup. He was at home the second he got here. He went right to his bed and played with his toys. He has given me so much joy!! At night when he wants to go to bed he just jumps right up and crawls under blanket and curls right up next to you. Its really sweet. He has adapted really quick and I'm pretty sure he happy and SPOILED. Thank you guys for the chance to adopt him. I live far away but to travel to get him was SO worth it.

Margeaux Masque


Adopted 03/13/20



Beignet Balaclava
"Brisket Beignet"


Adopted 03/08/20


Little Miss Brisket Beignet Wicker has become head of household. She is adorable and loves running in and out of the basset hound size doggie door, patrolling the yard, gathering up an occasional lizard for my inspection, and once brought in a dead bird. My big boy Dr. Watson is somewhat perplexed by her energy but seems to think she is a keeper. Sadly, my boy Sherlock, who had cancer, only got to know her for a couple of weeks before he crossed the Rainbow Bridge.

I didn’t realize when I brought her home that she only had 2 teeth. Of course when I got her medical records I realized how terrible a condition she must have been in when she was rescued. I had given her a tiny square cookie and realized that she was trying to swallow it whole. If I had known that when I picked her up, I would have avoided an almost accident. We have the eating situation under control now, any kibble is tiny and only tiny small soft bits of treats.

Her eyes are a genetic issue, of no tear production. I do clean them with an eye wash several times a day, and she has prescription medication twice a day. This will not be cured, and hopefully she will not lose her eyesight. She is a little angel having her eye treatment.

In case you can’t tell I am pretty crazy about her. Typical female, she selects the biggest bed for herself, and let’s Watson have the little one.


Roscoe Rex


Adopted 03/03/20


Roscoe has settled in and has been a great addition to our little family! He is my shadow and loves to herd me to bed so he can burrow under the covers and snuggle. He and Petra like to play and cuddle, and love that Brian and I are working from home these days. I found out that he goes crazy for the water hose in the back yard!

Lady Lasik


Adopted 02/28/20



Keanu Krewe
"Odie"


Adopted 02/26/20


We renamed our pup to Odie, and he is doing GREAT! We absolutely love him to pieces. Odie is a super cuddler, and I’m excited to say this is exactly what I have always hoped and prayed for in a dog! I’ll be working at our kitchen table or on the couch, and Odie will snuggle up right next to me. He loves to have some part of his body touching one of us (and we love it, too!). Odie’s favorite activities are going for walks and going to parks. We live in an area with a LOT of dogs, and he loves meeting new ones and saying hi to his friends. He was skittish at first, but we are pleased to say he is doing much better and trusting more people and their dogs! Even today Odie saw a friend and met two new dogs, and he did great with all of them.

We trained Odie to sit, stay, come, shake, and “not pull” (while on his leash). He gets really excited when he’s outside, he loves car rides, and about once a day he gets so excited to play that he will race around the house as fast as he can (and we run around with him!).


Sharla Sugar
"Penny"


Adopted 02/23/20



Genie Gevalia
"Genie Beanie Super Weenie"


Adopted 02/18/20
Deceased 08/11/20


We sadly said goodbye to my sweet Genie Beanie Super Weenie a few days ago. Long story short, after exams and blood tests showing everything within normal limits, we believe she had a brain tumor.

Genie and Missy came to live with us about one year ago as forever fosters. Missy became ill and passed away in February. I decided to adopt Genie then.

Losing two dogs within six months is difficult, as we all know, but such is life as a rescuer. No regrets here. I will always have rescues and will always love them. We take our lumps and go back for more.

Genie was a hoot! Always a high energy, beautiful and happy dog, her tail a blur of wagging, she loved the whole world and everyone in it. It was so sweet to see her in a puppy pile with Rhodes, Sansa, Miggy, Cow Girl, Sara, Mia and whoever else decided to crash with them - usually Bart, my tuxedo cat. Genie was my tiny bud, my shadow who loved to get under my feet and follow me around. She had the loudest bark for such a little dog just under 10 pounds. Her favorite time was mealtime and she ate with pure gusto. She slowly crept into my heart and stole it!

At bedtime I’d spray rose & lavender essential oils in the room and apply lavender to her coat. Then I’d kiss her little head, rock her in my arms and sing her a lullaby. I’d promise to meet her in our dreams in sleepy town. The lullaby I sang went like this:

Hush a bye, don’t you cry
Go to sleep my little baby.
When you wake you shall have
All the pretty little horses.
Dapples and grays, pintos and bays,
All the pretty little horses.

Yonder down in the meadow
Poor little baby’s crying Momma.
Birds and butterflies flutter around her eyes,
Poor little baby’s crying Momma.
Mmmm mmmmm mmmmmm,
Mmmm mmmm mmmm mmmm.
Go to sleep my little baby.

Then I’d kiss her again and gently lay her in her bed and sneak out of the room before she realized I’d left.

I shall miss you Genie Beanie. You know your Momma loves you. Have fun playing with all your siblings. Tell Joy to be nice to you and please meet me at the bridge with the gang if I am blessed to make it there! Goodbye for now. 😘


Sara Sue Sclera


Adopted 02/14/20



Sonny San Marcos


Adopted 02/10/20



Huey Hyperopia


Adopted 02/08/20



Sammie Spectacles
"Missy"


Adopted 02/08/20



Schok


Adopted 02/08/20
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Violet Vanilla
"Charlie"


Adopted 02/05/20



Peaches Potsticker


Adopted 02/01/20



Brees Beret


Adopted 01/20/20


Brees is the light of our lives. She’s so loving and gentle. She is loved completely.

Cherie Chartreuse
"Rae-Rae"


Adopted 01/20/20



Rocky Raincoat
"Motley"


Adopted 01/12/20



Roxie Ribbons


Adopted 01/12/20


Great job, Dream Dachshund! Sweet little Roxy is everything we hoped for and has filled our hearts with the doxie joy we'd been missing. She's been a perfdct fit from day one. She loves chasing lizards (not good at catching), going for walks (prefers sniffing to walking) and taking car rides (doesn't like Dad to get out of the car). She loves howling at the front door with the rest of the pack when we leave (not an activity we encourage, although it is funny). But mostly she loves snuggling and napping with a human - she's world class.

Jaxon Jumpingbean


Adopted 01/11/20



Bentley Blanket
"Venti"


Adopted 01/09/20



Butters Bells
"George"


Adopted 01/07/20


We love Butters! His new name is George. He is beautiful and has a best toy poodle friend whose name is Louie. They hang out daily running and playing both in and outdoors!

They sleep with us in the big bed at night.

They have bonded beautifully!

I love him so much even though he barks louder than any dog I have ever had!

When we return home from a doctor’s appointment etc., he jumps and barks all over because he so happy to see us. He does not want us to pet my 80 pound standard poodle nor our 6 pound toy poodle.He wants to be first always and we let him be so!


Butters Buoy


Adopted 01/04/20


We are very happy to have Butters in our lives. Our previous pup of 14 years was sick with cancer and after many efforts to save him, we had to euthanize him. Our hearts were heavy with grief. Butters has helped us get through our pain. Although he is an older dog, we are surprised at his energy. He loves for us to take him for walks in the park. In fact, he is really good at that and paces himself perfectly. He gets along with all our cats. He doesn't bark at them and gives them their space. He is a rose among thorns (claws in this case).
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