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We Live In A World That Includes Twee Dog Weddings, Because Why Not

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When Danni Rivera and her husband Wil got a second dachshund, she suggested over a glass of wine that the two pups get married. Luckily for her, she’s a wedding photographer and videographer, so she just made a few calls to her fellow creative friends and whipped up a canine Pinterest wedding. Hudson and Chelsea tied the knot in front of all their four-legged friends, and well, wikiHow implies that dog weddings are a totally normal thing so who am I to judge? I can’t really argue with two minutes of puppy footage, no matter how much that cake and those place settings may have cost. Love is love, right? [NBC Philadelphia]

The World Is Cheering For Obie, The Dachshund Biggest Loser

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This is Obie, who is quickly gaining fame in his quest to lose weight and become the Dachshund Biggest Loser. His story began when a relative of his owners, an elderly couple in failing health, asked the Oregon Dachshund Rescue for help. They’d been showing Obie love with food and were unable to provide him with physical activity, and now this pup was in trouble. The organization posted a plea on Facebook: could someone foster Obie and help him get healthy? Nora Vanatta, an EMT and veterinary technician from Portland, stepped up to the plate, and when Obie arrived from Seattle, he weighed a whopping 77 pounds. Now this sweet pup is in the process of losing 40 pounds on a low-fat, high-protein diet, and inspiring other overweight canines to get fit with his “Biggest Loser, Doxie Edition” Facebook page, which already has over 33,000 fans. “My hope is that he can be an inspiration to any person or animal trying to lose weight,” says Vanatta. Obie, we’re all cheering for you. [OregonLive]

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