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Saying goodbye

Minpinerie  knew that I was leaving on a trip, and that Crystal needed to be cared for.  Louise told me that Lynn would take her — she had two old minpins, and a quiet lifestyle, so it looked like a … Continue reading

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Update Overdue

Hi my faithful reader(s?). So much has happened, one event setting off a painful chain reaction.  My last post talked about Crystal’s new distressing behaviour of baring her teeth and nipping- kinder word for biting – three times. All males. … 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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Into Phase 2

Wow.  Bow wow. Silly me. I thought she’d never bark… It’s now Day 15 – having Crystal. Until yesterday, she had only barked twice — when Scoobie, the downstairs GreatDane-x-Akbash, the 150 pound giant (vs. 12 pound Crystal) came close. … Continue reading

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