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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.  

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