Go Potty – Helping Your Abused Dog To Go Outside

There are tons of “how to housebreak your puppy” books and videos out there.  And I’m sure there are millions of products that claim will help, but these things are for the normal average dog.  Rescued dogs sometimes come with a little bit of baggage!  Usually, it’s the dog’s former owner who confused the dog, […]

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Save Money on Prescription Medications for Your Dog

You know that feeling when you’re standing at the counter at the vet?  You’ve waited forever, your dog has been examined, you’ve been given a diagnosis and part of you is relieved, and part of you feels overwhelmed knowing you’re about ready to get the bill!  I know that what you really want to do […]

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Dealing with High Energy Dogs for the Low Energy Individual

Dogs, especially herding breeds, are almost impossible to keep up with. Even the fittest person will have their pets run circles around them (sometimes literally). So when choosing a dog for adoption, make sure that the dog you are looking for is one at your energy level. Meaning, that if you’re a couch potato, don’t […]

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The Walk: Tools and Tips

The Walk: Tools and Tips Written by Jessica Purvis, adopter of Tobuscus If walking your dog leaves you frustrated, stressed – and your dog still bouncing off the walls, you probably want to read this article. Being in control of your dog doesn’t mean that you need to keep your dog on a rigid tight leash […]

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Bart Revisited

09/07/13 Update:  It’s been one year since Bart was adopted.  I guess I can let my hair down now!  I never stopped to think about what was going on during those sleepless nights, I was on auto pilot.  All I could think about was Goldie Hawn, and desperately trying to do more, do different, do […]

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Got Munchies?

Know that cutting up your chip or cereal bag in half can save your dog’s life.  Thank you Anita and Stepher!  Please research this. Here’s the Facebook page.  It reads:  Educating the public on the suffocation risks our pets face from chip bags and other products. This page is dedicated to the memory of Blue, […]

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Let it Go – Stop Feeling Sorry For Your Dog

This article explains why it is unhealthy to pity or feel sorry for your dog. No matter what your dog has been through, pity will create behavioral issues. This article explains that most dog-owners, especially those who have adopted a rescued dog, don’t realize that feeling sorry for your dog does emotional harm. All Dogs Should […]

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Holiday Pets: Doc’s Stew

A Gift: I received a very large package from Fedex yesterday, and it was full of goodies from Andi Brown.  Here’s how my dogs reacted! I’m a true believer in this line of products. When I have a sick dog, like Bart for example, all the medicine in the world can’t necessarily save a dog’s […]

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Heart Murmurs & Hernias

Our puppies JD, Barcardi and Brandy have heart murmurs. This is very common puppies around 4 months old because of their fast growth.  Most grow out of it.  After adopting one of our puppies, a vet freaked the family out so they returned the pup.  The vet labeled it as “failure to thrive”.  Yet our vet, whom […]

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Name That Dog!

Gisele and I have an ongoing thing about names. She prefers to name our dogs after people. I prefer to name them after food, places, feelings,… anything but people! One thing we do agree on is that we won’t use common names or repeat names. No Max, Buddy, Molly or Sadie! When we get stumped […]

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Bringing Your New Dog or Puppy Home

Click here to read “Starting out Right” .  This page contains everything there is know about bringing one of our rescued puppies or dogs to your new home!

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