Best dog pictures of 2013
Gallery: A look back at the unforgettable images and events that made a huge impression on our readers in 2013. How many of these stories do you remember?
UPDATE: Obie loses 40 pounds after new diet and tummy tuck
DogTime.com first told you about perhaps the pudgiest wiener-dog in the world, the now 6-year-old Dachshund Obie, back in September 2012. Last year, Obie weighed in at a whopping 77 pounds — that’s more than double the weight of a healthy Dachshund. His former owners, an elderly couple with perfectly good intentions, expressed their love […]
Obie: Down to 65 pounds
On Tuesday, September 11, DogTime reported on a Dachshund who was surrendered to a shelter in August because his owners could no longer care for him. The dog was named Obie, as he weighed 77 pounds. Obie was fostered by Nora Vanatta, a certified veterinary technician who has had 8 years of experience working with […]
A 77-pound Dachshund on a mission to lose weight
Remember the cat Sponge Bob? It seems to be a trend these days: someone is forced to give up a pet. Unfortunately, the animal wasn’t on a responsible diet and is left at a shelter in a life-threatening overweight condition. This is not the animal’s fault. Meet Obie, a 5-year-old Dachshund. According to the Facebook […]