Phoebe's Tails

The Quirky Life of a Rescue Dog



Doped Up Dog

Phoebe got a splint on Saturday for a fractured toe bone. The next day, once the drugs wore off, she was hobbling around outside. She saw a squirrel and was g-o-n-e. I was amazed that she could run on a... Continue Reading →

Letting Your Dog Run by Taking it on a Bike Trip

Yahoo! I got Phebe hooked up to the bike! Just as suggested, I  parked the bike in the living room. Once Phoebe got used to that I moved it right across from her lounge chair. When she stopped staring at... Continue Reading →

Homemade Dog Food Nutrition Facts

Whoo Hoo! I finally got my little recipe sheet completed! I posted it on its own page, and will get into the details of what it all means in a future post. For now, I am just glad it is... Continue Reading →

Papilloma – a Bump in the Road to Training

When we took Phoebe to the vet back on 10/29, the vet honed in on a little wart growing on Phoebe's lip. I really did not think it was a big deal until the vet told me that it was... Continue Reading →

Mange Management & Nutrition Unite

I thought we were on the homeward stretch with this mange stuff, even though I was surprised that the skin scrapings at our last vet visit did not reveal any mites (all this means is that the vet did not... Continue Reading →

Assessing Your New Veterinarian

Being comfortable with your vet is important. You can find the smartest vet on the planet, but if you don’t leave the office feeling empowered, you may want to continue your search for a long term vet. People usually go... Continue Reading →

Vet Visit – Round 1

We went to the vet. Phoebe’s vitals and lungs sounded good, but she was a bit pink on her belly and her ears were filthy! In addition to all the gunk, she also had some scabs in her ears, and... Continue Reading →

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