Tag Archives: rescue rehab

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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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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Sleep peeps

Anyone who ever had the dubious pleasure of sharing a bed or sleeping bag, or even a cabin with me will get proof of the old adage:  Like mother like daughter…  

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Week one – how’d we do?

Housetraining: B+   Three poops inside, four poops outside. She gets it!! Have to carry her outside so far, but am encouraging her to go to door on her own. Once outside, with no way back in, she knows and … Continue reading

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Couch ‘tater

How do I get her off the couch?  For six years, she’s been in a cage, so no surprise that’s all she thinks life offers. Toys? What for? Walks? Yuck. Car rides. What’s good about em? In 10 minute bursts, … Continue reading

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Dog dish risotto

Vet said bland rice with chicken, to see if blood in her stool is simply stress or serious. She loved it so much, I have to cook more – With no doggie rice ready, and big eyes looking up at … Continue reading

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