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A year of Eddie

Edwin will have been with us for a year tomorrow.  This is a first for us, and it’s hard to believe.  Maybe there’s some truth to the idea that large, solid black dogs take more time to be adopted. Happy … Continue reading

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The best and worst part of fostering

Anyone who’s fostered animals probably knows exactly what I mean without reading further. There is one day of fostering that makes a foster parent want to jump for joy and go curl up in a bleary-eyed ball all at once. … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Eddie Spaghetti

Eddie is looking for his forever home.  For more information on adopting Edwin, contact Crossroads Animal Hospital.

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Who did what?

We often run on opposite but variable schedules at prime feeding and potty times.  This has resulted in many texts, calls, e-mails and other messages about where each dog is in his daily routine since the boys aren’t always perfectly … Continue reading

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Mind your manners in the car, too

Now that his quiet time following heartworm treatment has been over for 2 1/2 months, Edwin is making some progress in the obedience department.  He’s starting to show the potential of being a very good dog in terms of obedience … Continue reading

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Once Moca was adopted, Gambit spent a short time as an only dog.  He enjoyed having all the attention to himself, but was just mopey enough that I took pity on him and allowed him on the bed. After a … Continue reading

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At war with the couches

It started with the ties on the couch covers.  They were always a favorite forbidden chew toy, but the dogs learned to respect our crazy notion that the ties must be left alone. The details of what happened are a … Continue reading

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“I want to be a cow when I grow up.”

Opposites attract, so Gambit and Moca quickly became the best of friends. Gambit has always been assertive though not aggressive in his quest to establish dominance, and Moca was extremely submissive.  Stubbornness has always been an obstacle in Gambit’s training … Continue reading

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Gambit’s Kitten

While we were still looking into fostering, Gambit and my husband heard meowing coming from a bush in our neighborhood and decided to investigate.  They found a young, underweight kitten. While I spent time flea combing the kitten and my … Continue reading

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The first rescue dog

There was never a day in my life where my family didn’t have one or more pets.  Cats, dogs, fish, hermit crabs, a couple sheep, even a rescue goat.  Some we sought out to adopt, but my parents’ house regularly … Continue reading

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