We met Gretchen when she was five weeks old and she came home with us in our motorhome when she was only 6 weeks old.
She came to live with us and two other female dachshunds. Dave thought they could teach her the ropes. Good thing they didn't have many bad habits as that is what they chose to teach her.
A little later in life, Willy came along and became her brother. Eventually, it was Willy and Gretchen and then Harley came along. Gretchen got over being shy when she had two brothers who were more than willing to hog the limelight. She learned to step right up to get hugs and pets before the boys got them all. She loved to travel.
And had no trouble making any spot her own.
She could slip from being Mama's girl to Daddy's girl at a moments notice.
She was such a beautiful little princess "Princess Pooky" to her family and friends.
She was always ready to share a secret or console someone who needed an extra hug.
Such a sweet girl........
She and Harley loved to cuddle and share some sunshine.
She was ready for whatever action came her way.
She had her Daddy wrapped around her little paw.
And her mama too. Nothing going on here Mom.
She will always travel along in our hearts and, even though they are broken for losing her right now, hopefully they will mend in time but she will never be forgotten.
We love you little girl. Heal and play while you wait for us by the Rainbow Bridge with Fritz, Ginger, Heidi, and your brother Owen. We will be along to join you further down the road.
Rest in Peace
16 April 2003 to 3 January 2016