Congrats to DC Weimaraner Rescue

The DC Weimaraner Rescue raised over $4000 for the rescue so far!  Folks came from NC, SC, TN, PA, NJ, DE, MD, VA and DC! You guys ROCK!  Dogs ranged from 14 years to 10 weeks!

We are so excited that their rescue did so well.  It is not too late to help your local or favorite Weimaraner Rescue.  CLICK HERE to help.

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Holiday Shopping Can Help You & Weimaraners!!!

We are so excited to let you know about all the great new items available this holiday season.  You can help Weimaraner Rescue Groups by making a donation for someone as a present this year or shopping for them.

CLICK HERE FOR ALL THE WEIMARANER RESCUE SHOPS TO CHOOSE FROM

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Here is an example of some great items for sale with Tickled Pink Weimaraner Rescue:

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The volunteer elves at Tickled Pink Weimaraner Rescue are hard at work creating items with which to fundraise this holiday season. We have mounting vet and boarding bills on top of our regular expenses. Volunteers have been making these pink mini trees donned with hand-cut Weimaraner ornaments, ribbons, sequin/satin skirt, and star topper. The trees are pre-lit with pink lights and stand 27 inches tall. Each tree takes over two hours to create. We are asking for $100 donations for each tree. If you are interested in ordering a tree, please email us. contact@weimaranerrescue.org Thank you in advance! IMG_4703 IMG_4702 IMG_4698 IMG_4697 IMG_4696 IMG_4695 IMG_4693 IMG_4694 IMG_4692 IMG_4691 Weimaraner Rescue Shopping

Please email contact@weimaranerrescue.org if you are interested in ordering an other items from the Tickled Pink Weimaraner Rescue.  If you would like to make a donation please CLICK HERE.

 

Weimaraner Quiz

The Weimaraner Quiz was created to help you in your decision to see if a Weimaraner is right for your family.  If you take the quiz and a Weim is perfect for your family you will then have another choice:  Do we find our Weimaraner using a Weimaraner Breeder or Weimaraner Rescue?

Weimaraner Quiz  “The Weim Quiz”

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TheWeimaraner.com

Good evening Weimaraner Loving Friends,
The www.Weimathon.com website has been renamed www.TheWeimaraner.com.
I would love this website to be a place for people to go to when that want the best Weimaraner Information.  If you have information that you would like to see on the website please email suggestions, photos, videos, articles, etc to weimathon@gmail.com.
If your Weimaraner Club/Group/Rescue/Weimaraner has a facebook page please email me the direct link.  I will be happy to add a FaceBook link box to www.TheWeimaraner.com
The Weimaraner Quiz is a new addition to the website.  It has been revamped because the old link to the WCA Rescue does not work.  Hopefully you will find this useful for people looking for a Weimaraner to add to their family.

Please feel free to link the Weimaraner Quiz directly to your websites:
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Here is a list of the items on the website:
Check out these great ways that you can help Weimaraners:
 1. Dimes For Weims DimesForWeims TheWeimaranercom – Click for printable flyers

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2. Garage Sales For Weimaraner Rescues

3. Weimathon

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Here is a video about Weimathon 
Website = www.TheWeimaraner.com 
Forms = https://theweimaraner.wordpress.com/forms/

4. BUY CHANCES TO WIN A WEIM QUILT OR HELP MAKE A QUILT SQUARE (www.weimquilt.com)

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5. You can also help by contacting your favorite Weimaraner Rescue Group to see what they need.  Most rescue groups need supplies, fosters, volunteers, help coordinating fundraisers, dog walkers, poop scoopers, donations, & more.

6. Please pass this information on to your favorite Weimaraner Loving Friends.

Thank you for visiting www.TheWeimaraner.com  If you have any suggestions for improving the website to please let me know. Please let me know if you have any questions.

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http://www.sagetails.com/   https://www.facebook.com/sagetails?fref=ts  My Story.

In January of 2007, right after having my first litter of babies at age one, I was taken to an animal shelter. I did not understand what was happening to me at the time, or why I wasn’t allowed to stay with my babies, but it was probably better that I was removed from the place where I was staying, because the people who kept me were not nice.tumblr_lf7a7lLPHu1qf8rx5Something happened a couple weeks after I arrived, and I am not sure exactly what it was… but the shelter, which was very crowded, had an outbreak of some serious diseases, including distemper and parvo. Many dogs got very, very sick. The only way the shelter knew how to control the diseases was to put the animals to sleep, and over 1000 animals were scheduled to be put down; many of them didn’t even have the sickness, but the shelter didn’t have the room to take care of all of us.  The shelter called Jocelyn and Ronna at the Las Vegas Weimaraner Rescue to pick me up so that my friend Tucker and I would not have to be put to sleep.tumblr_lf78vujgcb1qf8rx5

(This is me the day they picked me up from the shelter. I was really sick)

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(This is my friend Tucker the same day.  See how Tucker looks now at the bottom of this article)

When we were rescued, we were taken to the animal hospital – and that was when my very nice vet, Dr. Brooks, found out that I did have distemper. If you do not know what this disease is like, I will tell you. It is very contagious, and pretty much every dog that gets it will eventually die. For me it started like a cold, and then I got a fever. I lost a lot of weight because I didn’t feel like eating anything. I went from being 80 pounds to about 35 pounds. I just wanted to sleep all the time. I was very sad and very lonely because I had to be quarantined by myself. No one could visit me because if they touched me and then touched another dog, that dog could have gotten distemper too. The room I stayed in was about the size of a shower stall. I only had a few toys to keep me company, and a few times a day I would get visits from veterinarians or hospital workers after they got off work and were done with all the other animals for the day.

For a month, I stayed at that hospital. I was all alone, and sometimes I heard the doctors outside saying that there was no hope for me. I was so, so sad. Then I met an intern named Heather who did not want me to suffer alone. She asked if there was any way I could have hospice care because I only had a couple weeks to live. She contacted her sister, my momma, because she knew that my momma loved Weimies so much.

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One night, when it was very cold and I was very tired, and my eyes were almost swollen completely shut, I had visitors come to see me. These were the first visitors who came to see me since I left the shelter.  I wasn’t sure I could stand up anymore, but Dr. Brooks helped me to stand up and I tried to open my eyes enough to see them. When I saw their loving faces, I wagged my tail so much because I could not bark to let them know I was happy to see them.  They even pet me and scratched me behind my ears. It was so good to feel them touching me like their pet. I loved seeing them, even if it was only for a few minutes. That night, after they left, I hoped and prayed that they could come back and see me and love me again.

The next day was St. Patrick’s Day. I have heard that it is a lucky day sometimes, and for me it was definitely my lucky day! I had a visitor again – it was my momma! I didn’t know it at the time, but she was there to bring me to her house as her foster child so that I did not have to spend my last days alone in the animal hospital. She did not know it then, but I wasn’t going to let some silly statistic about mortality rates dictate my life. All I needed was someone who believed that I was worth fighting for, and that someone was my momma and daddy.

They made me a special space in their house with a bed and a blankie and some toys. I slept a lot. Sometimes I would have accidents, but they never got mad at me. They would take me outside to go potty, being extra careful to keep me away from any other dogs. In the beginning, I could not walk by myself. Daddy would wrap a towel around my hindquarters and hold my back legs up while we went outside so I could get around. Every day my momma would hug me and kiss me and tell me I was beautiful. I loved them so much. And every single day, I vowed that I would get better because I knew that if I didn’t, it would break their hearts.

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Much to their surprise, I GOT BETTER! I started walking on my own, gaining weight again, and I even barked! They loved the sound of my voice. Weeks passed, and I kept getting better. My nose cleared up completely, and Momma and Daddy took me back to Dr. Brooks for another checkup. Everyone was amazed at the results of the test, which defied all logic and showed that the distemper was COMPLETELY GONE! I was going to be okay! And best of all, I was not going to have to stay away from other dogs anymore! I thought it was the happiest day of my life… but that came a little while later, when the Las Vegas Weimaraner Rescue asked my parents if they wanted to officially adopt me, and they said YES!

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I love that my forever family brought me through my saddest time in my life and gave me a wonderful home. They always call me “Baby” because to them, I am their baby. I will always be their baby, and I will be forever grateful that they adopted me.

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Love,

Sage.

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Helping Weimaraners

There are so many ways that you can help the Weimaraner Breed.

We have listed some ideas below.  Some of these ideas take a couple of minutes and some are more in depth.

Please help in any area that you can.  Thank you

1. Dimes For Weims DimesForWeims TheWeimaranercom – Click for printable flyers

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2. Garage Sales For Weimaraner Rescues

3. Weimathon

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Here is a video about Weimathon 
Website = www.TheWeimaraner.com 
Forms = https://theweimaraner.wordpress.com/forms/

4. BUY CHANCES TO WIN A WEIM QUILT OR HELP MAKE A QUILT SQUARE (www.weimquilt.com)

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5. You can also help by contacting your favorite Weimaraner Rescue Group to see what they need.

Most rescue groups need supplies, fosters, volunteers, help coordinating fundraisers, dog walkers, poop scoopers, donations, & more.

6. You can buy things from the Weimaraner Rescue Groups Shops on their Website. – CLICK HERE FOR SHOPS

7. Donate directly to your favorite Weimaraner Rescue Groups – CLICK HERE TO FOR DIRECT DONATION LINKS

Thank you so much

DimesForWeims – CLICK HERE FOR PRINTABLE SHEET FOR YOUR JAR
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Attn: Weimaraner Fans!!!!

www.TheWeimaraner.com website was created for multitude of reasons but the real purpose is for Weimaraners.  We really care about the breed, their health, & those people that care for the future of Weimaraners.

The goal is to make sure that this website has as much information as possible.  A one stop location for those interested in the breed.  We can really use your help.  You can send in photos, health information, updates, corrections, & your ideas.

If you know someone that might be interested in the Weimaraner Breed, you can direct them to the New WEIM QUIZ on this website.  Please feel free to link it to your website or share it.

How You Can Help Weimaraner Rescue by participating in one or more of the ideas below.

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1. The New Weim Quilt Group – http://www.WeimQuilt.com

The Original Weimaraner Rescue Quilt Group was created in 2001 to help raise funds for Weimaraner Rescue. (WFF)

Volunteers from around the world create beautiful 11×11 squares.  They are sent into one location where they are quilted together then raffled to help raise funds.

In 2013, the quilters decided to include qualified Weimaraner Rescue Groups that wanted to get involved.

The New Weim Quilt Group is currently looking for Weimaraner Rescue Groups and Quilters.  If you are interested in quilting or getting involved in this group please email: weimquilt@gmail.com.

If you are a Weimaraner Rescue is interested in participating please complete and return this form to weimquilt@gmail.com.

The Weimaraner Quilt Group Form  – Word Version  The Weimaraner Quilt Group Form– PDF Version

Our next quilt idea is a “Weimaraner Carousal Quilt”.  Please visit the http://www.WeimQuilt.com to see all of the past quilts and quilters.

2. Dimes For Weims DimesForWeims – Click Here For Printable Flyer


3. Have a sale and donate the funds to your favorite Weimaraner Rescue

4. Weimathon

Website = www.TheWeimaraner.com 
Forms = https://theweimaraner.wordpress.com/forms/

Here is a video about Weimathon 

Thank you so much for you time.  Please share this link with all of your Friends, Family, & Animals Lovers.