Phoebe's Tails

The Quirky Life of a Rescue Dog


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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 →

Why I love the show “Pit Bulls and Parolees”

I was kind of bored today, so I started flipping through TV channels. I have seen this show Pitbull and Parolees on the TV Guide for some time, but have shied away from watching it, thinking it would be about... Continue Reading →

Doing the Math

Let's see. I have spent hundreds of dollars on doggie toys, training tools, leashes, and exercise equipment. I know we have all heard it before: buy a kid an expensive gift and they wind up having more fun with the... Continue Reading →

The Road to Independence

In one of my recent posts, I described Phoebe’s strides from being overly dependent to becoming independent. While she does great when people are home, it is not as rosy when I leave the house, even if others stay home... Continue Reading →

Temporary Regression

"Merry Christmas Ma! Here’s a big puddle of pee for you!" Say what? When writing about why people should not get or give gift dogs at Christmas time I mentioned, among other things, that there is simply too much going... Continue Reading →

I Lost My Shadow

It was a bittersweet moment. I asked, "Where is Phoebe?" "She is with you." "No. I thought she was with you." Smack! It was instant anxiety. The last known sighting had been about an hour prior. Did she sneak out... Continue Reading →

The Park – a Lesson in Rudeness

Today I thought I would get Phoebe away from her normal stomping grounds. I drove her to a large park that is chock full of horse, bike and hiking trails. It was a gorgeous day, so it should not have... Continue Reading →

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