Phoebe's Tails

The Quirky Life of a Rescue Dog

If you like the smell of dog farts, buy crappy dog food

In I can smell crappy dog food a mile away. Literally. I can never emphasize enough the importance of feeding your dog a quality diet. Even if you do not see a negative reaction, it still takes its toll on your... Continue Reading →

Now that Phoebe is getting older, I am giving her site a face-lift. Shhhh - don't tell her that the real reason is because I didn't know anything about WordPress when I started, and underneath it all everything is quite a mess.

Rescue Dog 101

Rescuing a dog (or any animal) is a very loving, selfless thing to do. However, it should not be done on a whim unless you are very confident that you can handle each and every surprise that comes with it... Continue Reading →

"Dogs are not our whole life, but they make our lives whole"  - Roger Garas -

I think Phoebe found a long lost relative

Yesterday I ran across a doggie version of a doppelgänger.  While I was at someone's house, they introduced me to their dog Daisy. Daisy is a few years older than Phoebe and about 20 pounds heavier but there was no... Continue Reading →

Now I have proof that ace bandage wrapping can calm your dog

A couple of years ago I wrapped Phoebe in an ace bandage to keep her calm during the Fourth of July fireworks season. She stayed calm, but I didn't have anything to compare her before and after behavior to. She... Continue Reading →

I tried the ThunderLeash and, well…

It wasn't great, but wasn't awful. It was expensive ($29.95). All-in-all Phoebe is pretty good when we go on walks, or shall I say she is good when I take her for a walk. She isn't as well behaved when... Continue Reading →

Waking up to dog breath

Gotta love it. It seems like there is a lot of sleeping on this blog these days. We will get back  on track. Hopefully sooner rather than later.  

Tennessee now has an animal abuse registry. It doesn't solve the problems of the world, but it is a start. (Click the header to read the article).      

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