Phoebe's Tails

The Quirky Life of a Rescue Dog

My favorite dog food sold out to crappy Purina

Where have I been? Obviously, not scouring dog food rating sites. I usually make Phoebe's dog food, but there are times when I want to give her a little diversity or run out of her home made food. I used to... 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 →

Never underestimate your dog’s ability to steal your food

Little stories like the one I am about to tell really drive home the need to keep things non-doggie edibles out of paws reach. It also adds an extra layer of making sure to move things that can be used... Continue Reading →

It’s funny how a sick dog can get you to clean your house

Well,we have had a fun couple of days. I have been battling my computer for a couple of weeks, so all my blog catch ups that I was going to plow through are piling up again. Enough of that. Now... Continue Reading →

Pet Insurance – Some really aren’t out there to rip you off

Guilty. Guilty. Guilty. While I did decide to get pet insurance for Phoebe, I still wondered if the insurance company was out to rip me off. Now I have to eat my words and give the pet insurance company a... Continue Reading →

Too-Easy-To-Make Ice Treats

It has been over a 100 degrees the past few days. Phoebe is taking it quite well. She is panting a bit, but seems to be perfectly comfortable lying on the tiled floor. Everyone is feeling pretty miserable. We do... Continue Reading →

Taking the Phoebe Dog to the Beach for the First Time

We did something new and amazing well, amazing for us. We took Phoebe to a beach. I can’t remember the last time I went to the beach. There is something about sitting in traffic, spending hours looking for a place... Continue Reading →

Leash Agression – Two examples of what you do not want to do

I am ticked off. Strike that, I am double ticked off. A run in with a leash aggressive dog, followed immediately by a run in with an ignorant dog owner resulted in one unhappy dog owner (me). Keeping your dog... Continue Reading →

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