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Rescue Dog 101

Papilloma Strikes Again and Thuja Wiped it out Again

It's been a few years since Phoebe had that ugly papilloma wart-like thing. Several weeks ago I saw a little black growth on her nose. It was no more than a slightly raised circle that was just starting to push... Continue Reading →

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 →

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 →

2015 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2015 annual report for this blog. I would have never thought the top seller would be pictures of dog poop. All in all it was not a bad year for this little blog.... Continue Reading →

Phoebe trashed my tree

I should have known that putting candy canes on the tree would be a very big mistake. I walked into the living room and what did I see? The Christmas tree knocked over, lights tangled and ornaments strewn about The... Continue Reading →

She smiled at me and I did not like it

The other day I looked over at Phoebe and she was standing there grinning at me. I'm not talking about the typical little doggie grin where they show their teeth and it looks cute.  This was a cat-that-ate-the-bird type of... Continue Reading →

What is my 40 pound Phoebe suddenly acting like a teacup poodle?

I have no idea what got into little Miss Phoebe. While I cannot say she has been a perfect angel, as indicated by the candy corn caper, she has been quite mellow. When I take her for walks she just... Continue Reading →

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