Category Archives: Adding a pet

Bon Voyage Chase!

Bon Voyage Mr. Chase!!! On Sunday I took foster dog extraordinaire on the first leg of his journey to his new furever home!  Chase stole the hearts of a family who had adopted from our rescue previously.  Their previous dog … Continue reading

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One dog can really change the dynamics

Holy cow.  Add one dog or take one dog away and the dynamics in this room change so drastically! Rio and Chase are really so very poorly matched.  They are SO similar and those similarities really get them in trouble … Continue reading

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Puh-lease, puppies are not presents

I’m sure if you are on facebook (and have lots of friends in the dog world) you have seen at least one of the photos in a public awareness campaign against buying/adopting puppies/dogs as presents for the holidays. Well, I … Continue reading

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Meet Chase video

Chase’s neuter went really well yesterday.  He came home pretty alert and had an appetite with no vomiting.  He was clearly not quite himself since he was extra cuddly and not terribly interested in anything but cuddling.  He settled in … Continue reading

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Adventures in Fostering–week 2

Well we are two days into week two and Chase has graduated to being in the crate in the living room with us during the day!  He will likely be heavily crated for about another week During the first week … Continue reading

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Adventures in Fostering … neuter day!

Alright, I’m ALMOST caught up on all the work I had to do (it would make sense that about 4 days sick would result in a 4 day back-log).  Still not enough time for a proper post but a quick … Continue reading

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Adventures in Fostering –day 2

I think over the next few weeks I’ll be regularly going over the process I’m following to acclimate my new foster dog… officially named “Chase”… into the household.  Adding a new dog isn’t as simple as plopping the new dog … Continue reading

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