Monthly Archives: February 2011

Puppy Mill Girl Gets Bold

Hope, who had been in an Amish puppy mill for five years, struggles with trust issues. Free from the mill for a little more than two years, she has made progress. Yesterday she surprised me again. If you have at … Continue reading

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Weather Woes And Walking

Angel dog Duffy, West Highland white terrier, had superior waste management skills. Angel dog Justin, mini schnauzer, had ears that stood straight up. Ice and single-digit wind chill are not making walkie time worth it. Hope and Jake want walks. … Continue reading

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No One Wants Doggie Dentures

February is National Pet Dental Month. I’m not sure who decreed that, but it may get you to thinking about your furkid’s teeth. A small percentage of owners brush their dog’s teeth daily. I know of a friend who brushes … Continue reading

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Waste Management Getting Tricky

The crazy Ohio weather is befuddling my furkids. The ice from yesterday melted last night, but high winds are re-freezing what is left. We have a ramp down the back steps to make it easier for the wiener dogs, who … Continue reading

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Dogs Don’t Think Ice Is Nice

The furkids’ toenails didn’t help them grip the ice this morning. All three slipped and fell while heading out to potty. No one was injured, and everyone took care of his or her business quickly. Here is how the day … Continue reading

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