SwitchSwitch to white text on black.Switch to black text on white.
Draplin Design Co., North America
The Fine Print of Gary


01. NAME: Gary Longfellow Draplin.

02. AKC NUMBER: HP14334901.

03. BREED: Dachshund.

04. SIZE: Miniature.

05. SEX: Male.

06. COLOR: Red.

07. PMS SPEC: Pantone 174.

08. SIRE: Hugo Von Longfellow.

09. DAM: Mi Darlin Twinkie Jo.

10. BREEDER: Dana Jesperson.

11. BIRTHPLACE: Deep, deep Southeast Portland.

12. GARYDAY: December 28th, 2004, of all days.

13. LENGTH: Little over a foot.

14. WIDTH: “A little thinner than the diameter of a compact disc,” or, “about a piece of salami.” You

15. HEIGHT: Little over half a foot, at the top of his head. At his back, he’s no more that four inches.

16. WEIGHT: 7.5 lbs.

17. COAT: Smooth, soft, clean, and, the little sonofabitch doesn’t shed.

18. HEART: Strong, pure, brave and warm.

19. DEMEANOR: Protective and loud, then friendly and trusting.

20. HANDLING: Loves to be held. A cuddler, and, lover of laps.

21. BARK: Bone-rattling, shrill, jet airplane, eardrum death and fucking really loud.

22. NA-NA, SEEP-SEEP: Lots. The little man gets pooped.

23. SNIPPAGE: Officially “ball-less” and doing quite rather well, circumstances pending.

24. HUMPERAGE: Somewhat reserved, every now and again the little man “gets his groove on,” usually on an unsuspecting ankle or shin.

25. SHOTS: Parvo, Rabies, and whatever else the vet deemed necessary.

26. CHOWTIME: IAMS brand, in the green bag, for small dogs. We administer a little over a cup/cup-and-a-half a day.

27. WATERING: Ice-cold tap water.

28. HOUSEBREAKING: Stubborn and sneaky. Lots of 409 being sprayed, all over the ranch. He’s a hard case. We’re determined to break the little fucker once and for all.

29. #1: After a couple x-rays, the vet determined Gary only had one kidney for his plumbing. That said, the little man seems to have to go all the time.

30. #2: Small, brownish to black, resembling a tootise roll. (The larger one.)

There Are 7 Comments

saw pics of Gary on Aprilcott’s flickr stream. He is so cute and characterful! Why Gary? It’s such a cool name for a little dog! I read some of the info here, but some of the text at the rhs wasn’t appearing, probably my iMac (ancient) and browser (not hip) to blame…
best wishes,

Posted by: fifi/bootpainter on 07/30/06 at 2:41 PM

I have a doxie too! I love Gary! Please visit out site sometime.
Hooch will love it!
Also visit this site. it is where we got him!
Love this site and came upon it by chance looking
up doxies!

Posted by: Renee on 11/21/08 at 8:09 PM

Gary might enjoy his own personal plate.

Posted by: Steve on 06/23/09 at 10:12 AM
Posted by: Steve on 06/27/09 at 6:50 AM

For all of the Gary fans out there.

Posted by: Steve on 06/30/09 at 11:36 AM
Posted by: The Dude from Baltimore on 03/04/10 at 8:27 AM

Gary’s spirit is with all cool people and animals everywhere in the Universe.

Posted by: Old guy in California on 05/14/15 at 1:39 PM
Post a Comment