Jinx   The Wild  Dog

CKC     DOB:  12/08/04
DAM:  Sheila's Miss Abby       SIRE:  Spike Little Man Of Steel

Adopted September 28, 2008
From The Internet Miniature Pinscher Service


   Jinx Year 2016   Jinx Year 2015     Jinx Year 2014  Jinx Year 2013   Jinx Year 2012     Jinx Year 2011

 Jinx Year 2010    Jinx Year 2009     Jinx 1st Year 2008   

My Buddy Jack      My Buddy Pippin


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Well 2017 came in without much hoopla here except for a little noise outside.
That's the way it is when you're an old dog!




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Our house guests Bella who once was a foster here, and her bff Carmin were visiting for the last two weeks and went home January 5th.
It is nice having our house get back to normal...




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January 7th 2017  First snow fall for the year is only a little over an inch which doesn't bother me at all!!



Since the snow was dry and not very deep, Dad used the leaf blower to make some paths
even though we don't always use them when we're excited...
A couple of quick videos   HERE   and  HERE



Dad sent a text to Dr. Anderson with a pic of the bumps on my butt to see if a appointment is necessary.
Mom took me to see him today Monday January 23rd because those bumps most likely are something serious.

Doc Anderson said I need to have the bumps removed and have them checked to see if they are cancer. 
My surgery is Next Monday January 30th and I will be getting my teeth cleaned also.



Well it's Monday January 30th already and another long day for me at the vet's office.
Was hoping the snow we got last night would put everything on hold but nothing stuck to the roads...



It was a long day and hopefully I won't need to go back.   Mom, Dad, myself, Jack & Pippin are lucky that Doctor Anderson @ Waugh Chapel Animal Hospital  is so generous with his care.  Us boys are costing more money each year as we get older but I know Mom & Dad believe we're worth every penny...   I really do hate wearing the cone of shame...



Well February is almost gone it's the 25th and the weather has been in the 70's, sweeeet !

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Spoke too soon...  Sunday the 26th and it's in the low 30's outside......

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This weather is getting a little crazy...
One week not too long ago I was laying in the hot sun outside...
Today, March 14th is a different story with sleet and freezing rain!!


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I was hoping after 5 days all the snow would  be gone!!

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Really ???
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At least it was melted by noon...



Nothing like basking in the sun!

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End of March and the weather is getting really nice...   Digging weather!

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Time to dig something out of the toy box I haven't played with in a long time.

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Where Am I ?

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The middle of May and it's sure getting noisy around here...
I do believe it has something to do with all of these crunchy snacks walking around in the grass!


June's almost gone and the noisy 4th of July is next week. 
That's when this strange house guest EZRA will be going home.
Mom's been watching him here for about 6 days now and he's a strange dog..

I think he has a little mountain goat in his blood!!

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July 11th with a little excitement going on today, even though I don't show it...
Dad found a lump on Jack's neck yesterday so he was originally going to the vet in the afternoon until Pippin rolled out of his bed in the office and had some sort of episode where he was semi-conscious on his back like a turtle trying to get on his feet.    Needless to say they both will be seeing Dr Anderson in the morning.   This time I get to go along for the ride without being messed with.

Pippin had fluid built up in his lungs with a heart murmur and had x-rays and sent home with a bunch of pills.

Jack had x-rays and had fluid taken from the lump that has to be sent off for analysis and and also sent home with a bunch of meds.
The report showed no cancer but after just 5 days of meds the lump is getting worse.

As of July 20th after many trips to the vet and many meds, Pippin and Jack's condition seems to be getting stabilized


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July 25th 2017
Our trip to the vet today ended in sadness.
Pippin's vital organs were shutting down and Mom & Dad didn't want  him suffering. 

Since Jack and I were also there, we along with the hospital staff, said our good-byes.
He was a wild and crazy boy and he let us know his time was at end.

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July 28th 2017

Dad has the day off and we boys can tell he's hurting since he said goodbye to Pippin a few days ago   I see him stare with such sadness at the wall where his food bowl used to be and his empty favorite place to sleep in the living room.  He was laying on the living room floor yesterday afternoon loving on us and never saw him cry before so we licked his tears and made him feel better.  He wanted to get out of the house this morning and since we haven't been on a walk in a long time because our back legs aren't too strong,  Dad took us down the street and back and we all enjoyed that!

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What a way to spend a Sunday, closed in the kitchen while Mom & Dad clean the carpet.
Since Pippin has passed  he won't be taking the rap any longer for all of the pee "accidents"

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This really is  "one"  of my favorite places to take a nap...

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August is ending and as much as I like to nap inside I can't let summer slip away without exploring my backyard.  Time is going by so fast and this nice warm weather will be gone before I know it...

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Those are some tall tomato plants back there...
I just need to find a way to get past all of the barriers Mom  put in my way!

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September 16th, Mom & Dad are fostering a 1-1/2 year old red girl named Lexi to find her a forever home.

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It seems I can't make a move without this girl invading my space...

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She has no idea how lucky she is to be in my spot !

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September 29th 2017
Celebrating Being Adopted  9 Years Ago!
Doesn't get much better than this...

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October 23rd 2017
Lexi found her forever home last week and it was quiet in here once again but only for a little while.
Mom drove 8 hours today to bring home mother & daughter Min Pins from NC for fostering..
Jack and I are getting too old for this stuff!!

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You would think Dad would have learned by now how fast "young" Min Pins are after Roxie got out the front door last week but, you'd be wrong. Dad opened the front door to grab the mail and told Roxie and Rosie "back"  Two seconds later they were both out the front door running full speed down the street.    Dad had to get dressed, find shoes, two leashes and car keys to go look for them.   He caught Rosie first and brought her back then set off to find Roxie.   They didn't get too far but I heard Dad mumble       "I'm getting too old for this shit"


December 8th, 2017
Celebrating My 13th Birthday!


It's quiet around here since Lexie, Roxie and Rosie have gone to their new forever homes.



Saturday December 10th and we got our first snow of the season and
Winter's not even officially here for a few weeks...
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Here's a short video of our backyard after the snow and the nice paths Dad made for us since we're so Special!!


The New Year 2018 is just a few days away and we got a little dusting of snow over night, no big deal.
The house has been a little sadder since the end of July when Pippin's life ended but we march forward...




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