Thursday, May 10, 2012

Frankie the Walk 'N Roll Dog

I recently won a prize from Frankie the Walk 'N Roll Dog!

Frankie says:
Always be positive,
Make a difference,
and keep on rolling!

Frankie's story about his life in a doggie wheelchair is inspiring. Doxie lovers know that our breed is prone to back problems. Frankie shows how life continues after surgery. He and his mom are also a registered therapy dog team.

Our special PET MOBILE vet Dr. Ward has taken part in lots of dachshund back surgeries, so we shared Frankie's inspiring story with her. Dr. Ward put one of Frankie's postcards up on the wall in her special PET MOBILE clinic for everyone to see. Frankie also has his own series of wonderful books written by his mom Barbara Techel. Frankie and Barbara make lots of visits to classrooms in Wisconsin and elsewhere: you can read all about it at their webpage.

Silly Dog Magnets are specially designed by Brianna Lennox, and we won a special series dedicated to and designed for Frankie, which Frankie's Mom mailed to our Idaho address.

We brought Frankie's magnets back to Switzerland, and I helped Mom put them up on our fridge.

As you know, I'm long and short, so we put our fridge magnets down low where I can see them.

Follow the link to look at all the wotten waven Silly Dog Magnets. You can request custom magnets and search your favorite breed! They are all really sweet and quirky and fun designs.

Thank you for my present, Frankie and Barbara and Brianna! And thank you, Pam and Oskar at Pet Blogs United! The whole schnaa is totally wotten waven!



  1. Awesome prize! They look great on your fridge

    urban hounds

  2. What a great prize! That Frankie sounds amazing!

  3. Ooh, I just love inspirational doggies like that! And you got some spiffy new decorations out of it too. Win-win!

    By the way, I just wanted to let you know that I enjoy reading your blog very much. So much that I'm giving you the Liebster Award for my favorite up-and-coming blogs!

  4. Well Frankie is amazing. And those magnets are in just the right spot.

  5. Thank you, Tootsie for sharing me with your friends! I love that your mom put the magnets at "doxie level" so you can see them. What a great Mom!
    My mom and I love your blog so will be adding it to our goodle reader so we can stay in touch.
    Thank you again- you made our day! Arf-a-roo!

    Frankie and Barbara

  6. I have heard about this Other Frankie and he is an amazing inspiration!!!

  7. We came over from Casey's to say congrats on the award you rec'd!!
    My peep's first family pet 37 years ago was a mighty mini Doxie named Toto. We love your blog

    Hugs Madi and Mom

  8. Congrats - wonderful presents! I am glad you peeps put them lower so you can see them on the fridge!

    Your friends,

    Murphy & Stanley

  9. Hey Tootsie, Jet here.

    Mom asked me to share that when she and my sister, Koko, (may she be frolicking over the Rainbow Bridge), did Pet therapy at the local children's hospital, there was a doxie with the same chariot. He had a book and stickers that were really cool. Mom will try to remember the name for you...

  10. What a terrific prize! That Frankie sure is amazing. :)

  11. Awwwww.... way cool!
    Happy Mothers Day!

    1. I don't know anything about wotton & waven, but I'm glad you like the magnets!

      Nubbin wiggles,


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