WHO DAT DOG?

My name is Crusoe and I am a miniature black and tan dachshund. But don’t take ‘miniature’ too much to heart. I was named after Robinson Crusoe for my deep sense of adventure and my natural ability to instill fascination in the public eye. My tagline is “the wiener dog who thinks he’s more of a celebrity than he really is”, but I think at this point I pretty much am a celebrity! You can read about me in the news here.

On multiple occasions vets have said I am the most muscular wiener dog they’ve ever seen. Just sayin’.

crusoe-book-nytimes-bestsellerI’m also the author of the self-titled, New York Times Bestselling book!

Learn more about the book here.

Continuing with my story, it was shortly into my first year of life that I had my first debut on television for winning ‘best trick’ at an annual wiener dog event. After that, my life snowballed into that of a renowned international celebrity. On that topic, I also love snowballs..

I travel quite frequently, including to such places as Maine, Bahamas, Florida, France, Italy, Switzerland, NYC, Ontario, & Quebec. I am an intrepid expedition leader and seeker of sexy ladies. My alter ego is also the infamous BATDOG.

My Family:

My parents are Ryan and Lauren, who are also my acting managers and promoters. They do a pretty good job but I’m always open to new managers who can fulfill more of my desired celebrity lifestyle on a daily basis. Here’s our family portrait.

crusoe dachshund parents Ryan and Lauren

Where I’m From:

I was born in Montreal, then raised near Mont Tremblant, Quebec for the first couple years of my life. It was then that I moved to the city, where I still am today, in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. However, I take a lot of weekend trips back to my original home (now considered my chalet) in the country, or to Toronto to visit my brother Oakley.

More About Me:

Here’s a quick video that answers the question, “Who’s Crusoe?”

Things you need to know about me:

  • My ego is bigger than my little body.
  • I don’t trust wired-hair dachshunds.
  • I have a twin half-brother named Oakley.
  • Fame hasn’t changed me – I was always this self-absorbed.
  • Mum and Dad are my managers. I also have 24/7 camera crew with me.

Just read a few of my blog posts and you’ll see what I’m all about. Or read what the media is saying about me here or what my fans are saying about me on my quotes page.

Subscribe to my blog by entering your email in the box at the top-right. I only post once a week, so that’s the max number of emails you’ll get from me. I also highly recommend you follow me on Facebook or Instagram, which are pretty much the continuations of my blog. And don’t forget to check out my book!

As I always say,

Keep ballin’,

~ Crusoe

Crusoe on log

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21 Responses to WHO DAT DOG?

  1. Hi Crusoe, my Mommy just found you on reddit and subscribed to your blog. I love it! You’re really handsome. I’m just a big chub. My uncle even calls me Chubs. I’m paralyzed because of IVDD, and I created a blog of my own to spread awareness of IVDD and how it affects us. Maybe you can check it out sometime. I would like to make a post featuring your blog too if that’s okay; I’ve just never met another doxie blogger!

  2. Hi Crusoe,
    We’ve managed to hijack Mom’s iPad. We may get busted so we’ll have to make this quick. We love the potty pic and wonder if you would sell us a print. Mom and Dad are Veterinarians and we think your potty pic would look great in the clinic restroom and may help encourage some of the patients to mind there potty habits. Ooh, here comes Mom, gotta go…
    Scooter and Doodle

  3. hi crusoe!! i just have a dog like you 🙂 he is a male (too) but he is really stubborn xD i’m used to it 🙂 byes!

    -Kasandra

  4. October 28 is a great day for a birthday. It’s my birthday too – I turned 12 this year. And I’m a black-and-tan dachshund too!

  5. Hi Crusoe! i just wanted to know if i can have a picture of you! i am a really really really big fan! Oh! i(molly) am a dapple dachshund and my sister Gracie is a regular dachshund. we have another sister named pebbles she is a Maine coon. Well i hope i can get a picture and can you sign your name to? i’ll tape that picture(hopefully with signature( to my owners room. Thanks! your biggest fan!

  6. Hi Crusoe! i just wanted to know if i can have a picture of you! i am a really really really big fan! Oh! i(molly) am a dapple dachshund and my sister Gracie is a regular dachshund. we have another sister named pebbles she is a Maine coon. Well i hope i can get a picture and can you sign your name to? i’ll tape that picture(hopefully with signature( to my owners room. Thanks! your biggest fan! I hope you and i can be friends!

  7. Hi Crusoe, I’m Loverboy, but mom and dad call me Lb. I’m a 5 year old tan dapple standard doxie. I recently became a big brother to a 2 legged sister and it is the best job in the world. I didn’t think I would like that job much but it has so many benifits…. like someone else to give me treats. My mom says you are I are so much alike because we are both ladys men, but I tend to go after taller women, my main woman is a Doberman named Miley. Well I just wanted to say hi and tell you I’m a big fan.

  8. Hi Crusoe! My name is Dash and I’m eleven months old. I am a Dachshund and Mini Pin. My previous family had to give me up because they weren’t allowed to take me to their new home, but they found another family that is so awesome! This is my first day home with them and it is so cool here! I have an older brother and sister (two legged ones) and a younger brother that has special needs. He has Down Syndrome and Autism and can’t talk. While that makes me a bit sad, I love spending time with him. He likes to chase me around and feed me treats. I feel so blessed that I get to be a part of his life.

    My new mommy is a huge fan of yours! Can’t wait to read more of your blog while sitting on her lap.

    Love,

    Dash

  9. Hi Crusoe! I am Louis a 3 year old daschhound and I am so jealous of you! To prove it I stole my kid Gretchen’s tablet it’s supper time gotta go.

  10. Hey my Doxie friend, my name is Rascal, I’m a red dachshund, 5years old. I sit in my dads lap everytime he gets on that TV that has buttons that he keeps tapping with his fingers and that thing he calls a mouse, well it doesn’t look like a mouse, anyways I watch you everytime he watches you. I wished I was there to play. Can you please send me a autographed picture of you saying, to Rascal… Thanks Crusoe. Love you buddy.

  11. Hey there Crusoe ! My name is Isabella Francine. I’m also a black and tan mini wiener. I swear we could be twins! I love, love, love going for walks! But it never fails , I always hear some little kid yelling, “look mommy, it’s a wienie dog”! Crazy, isn’t it ? Like no ones ever seen a wienie dog before ! Do you ever get the same comment ? Anyway, I just wanted to tell you ,I think you are totally amazing. My mom really enjoys your website ! Keep it coming ! My best to you. Love, Isabella { Bella }.

  12. As a little dog myself (not a dachshund but a black and tan mutt) it is wonderful to see that you are super famous seeing as it will be inspiration for me to become queen of the world or at least my property because my owners NEVER ever treat me like the queen I am.
    -Mozzie

  13. Hi Crusoe! I love to follow you! Thank you for all the creative ideas and the good cause that you are doing! Way to go Crusoe! By the way, my name is Bentley, a mixed Bichon Poodle. You are my model!

  14. Hi Crusoe, my name is Murph – I’m a dachshund, but my parents just call me “wiener dog”. I like to travel just like you. I envie you because of all the colorful costumes that you get to wear.

  15. Hi Crusoe, Max here. I’m a piebald mini-doxie, age 6 months going on 12 years (i.e. Mom says I’m very smart for my age). Everyone thinks I’m a beagle at first sight due to my coloring (white with medium cream patches),they’ve never seen a piebald doxie before, but my Mom says I’m the cutest dog ever! I love your blog – my Mom subscribes and loves it too. We’re so glad you opened your store and plan to buy something from it in the future. I wish I could find some items on other sites that have my piebald colors, but alas I haven’t found anything yet. I guess the world isn’t yet ready for a piebald doxie! Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to you, and your Mom and Dad!

  16. Hi Crusoe : )

    Our doxie GiGi is a mini too, black and tan just like you! We were happy to see you when you came to Tampa. Keep on ballin!

    AJM

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Crusoe is the wiener dog extraordinaire who has won the hearts of many through his wacky home-made outfits, viral videos, NYTimes Bestselling book, and larger-than-life personality.

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