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Perfect storm

Happy to be out in snowstorm — in her leopardskin coat and inside the pouch! She dances when she sees her coat coming out, and puts up her paw to get into the coat. She is NOT a snow fan, … 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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Slow down!

Louise, my minpin rescue mentor, called, concerned over an email I had  cc’d to her: Hi Bill – Thank you so much for taking the time to read the blog. She will need lots of patience — after days of … 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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Is this a puppy mill?

The puppy I came close to buying last spring was advertised online.  The seller was a middle aged single mother, in a high rise apartment .  She brought the puppy and the parents of this adorable Shipoo (shih tzu and … Continue reading

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Eureka!

Just realized why the dog refuses to enter the crate. Not even to get a treat, not even with door wide open.

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Bills, bills, bills

Days as Crystal’s fostermomma:  8 Money out so far: $322.14 (give or take) Vet visit and antibiotics:$121.14, fecal test:$39.21,  meds for hook and whip worms: $26.30, boots:$22;  coat: $11, toys:$18, treats: $15.49 (doesn’t like any of them);petfood:$25, dog stairs (so … Continue reading

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