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The Quirky Life of a Rescue Dog

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 →

Excercise mats to reduce impact when your dog jumps on hard floors

I call this Back-Log Blog #1 It is amazing how easy it is to get out of the habit of writing for a blog. I realized how lame I have become when I opened my draft folder and found about... Continue Reading →

Dog Meets Grandchildren

Today Phoebe was introduced to these little people called grandchildren. She has never been around kids before, so I was a little stressed when the brood knocked on the door. The first thing I did was put Phoebe on a... Continue Reading →

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