Category Archives: rescued dogs

New behaviours – serious

The behaviourist warned me that the real Crystal would emerge, once she became more comfortable in her surroundings. Jessica said many rescued mill dogs go through the growing up stages they missed, living life in a cage… puppyhood, adolescence etc.  … Continue reading

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Forward-backward two-step

How does it happen? For days she poops outside, and then yesterday, poop on the bedroom rug, where she has NEVER pooped before.  Why there? Why not on the mat in the living room, which was the place she chose … Continue reading

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The agony of decision

I am so new to this fostering… They warn that you have to be emotionally able to give love to the animal, all the while knowing you are preparing her for her forever home. Confession – I fostered as a … Continue reading

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Decision Day?

Gulp… Yesterday, the local head of Minpinerie, emailed :   we  do nto have the doggy advertised  and she shoudl be  feeling better now…  do youhave any nice pictures  of her?  are you thinking of adopting her? i have to … Continue reading

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Up for Pups

Rescue dogs (and their new owners and fosterers) need all the help they can get. Often, the people who adopt have chosen with their hearts, and are new to dog ownership. Thanks to the internet, help is all over the … Continue reading

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Barking at life

Crystal’s instincts are conquering her submissive behaviour.  In the first 14 days, I heard her bark only two times — both at the  big dog in the apartment downstairs when he entered our place. Well, now our world is beginning … Continue reading

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Pimp my ride

More than one way to walk a dog! We are doing great at going outside for her “business”. Only one “spill” and one Number two inside this week, and they were both on pads! That is amazing in so little … Continue reading

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