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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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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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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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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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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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D is for…

Sorry my sweet Crystal. I piled too much on you in one day.  Someday you will come to know that walks are fun. Honest. *well, maybe 15 seconds  

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