Look what I got for my birthday. What should we name her?

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This is our new puppy. She's a chocolate and tan mini dachshund. Her birthday is September 13, so she turned six weeks old yesterday.

She makes baby noises, hops around, and is generally magnificent on a stellar level. She is a bit afraid of the camera right now—it's as big as she.

I'll be busy this week, but will return with better photos and some videos. I don't think I'll turn into one of those flickrites who posts nothing but his or her pets, but it will be hard to resist photographing this sweetheart.

Last night was our first together. She slept in our bed on her pillow between Lindsey and I. Four hours of deep sleeping, a trip outside to poop, and then another three hours. She is very smart and already knows how to let us understand that she needs to go outside.

It's been twenty years since I've had a puppy (Gig), and he was an outside dog. It's amazing what kind of love I can have for this tiny, warm ball. People without pets don't know what they're missing.

Oh, and, she needs a name! What do you think she looks like? Maybe a pretty German name? Any suggestion is welcome.

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  1. The.StoryKeeper 75 months ago | reply

    aw, she adorable!

    Why don't you call her Olive ;)

  2. { Amy } 75 months ago | reply

    really adorable!

  3. elsu 74 months ago | reply

    Adorable!

  4. Pristine*Belle 74 months ago | reply

    :shaking my head with the cuteness*

  5. bye1967 73 months ago | reply

    She is so Cute! she reminds me of the babies we just got.
    Lil' Bit and Snoop! :) she is so cute! :) congratulations.

  6. Tiny Nina 70 months ago | reply

    Well, I'm only 10 so I always pick girly names. Hehe. But, I love the name Puff. I think it's simply adorable.

  7. cutupangel123 69 months ago | reply

    wat a cute lil baby!!

    :D

  8. MummyBekin 62 months ago | reply

    What about QT?

  9. inuku 58 months ago | reply

    It looks like my baby Max

  10. zacharyross 57 months ago | reply

    Cute doxie, check out my Dachshund Oliver!

  11. mbajorek 56 months ago | reply

    I'd call her Carmen because she is caramel colored

  12. Sabby3000 54 months ago | reply

    such a sweetie!! This is a lovely shot!! Love the angle sooo much!

  13. 500 Days Of ℒeah ❁ [deleted] 52 months ago | reply

    how adorable!
    awesome capture :D

  14. Kasia79 [deleted] 50 months ago | reply

    Love her, she's beautiful.

  15. EmilyKaz [deleted] 47 months ago | reply

    She is adorable. And that's a great pic too.

  16. Clyve2 46 months ago | reply

    i was searching for a porn and found this :)

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