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When You Try to Adopt/Rescue a Dog But the Universe is Against You

When You Try to Adopt/Rescue a Dog But the Universe is Against You

I am actually writing this with a bit of a heavy heart or at the very least, mixed emotions.  

I'm going to start with the end and circle back to the beginning.  Today we adopted a puppy from a house breeder.  She is an English Creme Golden Retriever.  Her name is Biscuit, she's 12 weeks old and she's adorable.  

Why is my heart heavy you might be wondering?

A Rescue I Wasn't Planning On

A Rescue I Wasn't Planning On

I remember the day like it was yesterday.  Minding my own business, driving home from where ever, when all of a sudden I see this little black dog running along the side of the road.

The New Trainer Meets Frisbee - I'm Shocked

The New Trainer Meets Frisbee - I'm Shocked

Yes, shocked.  Why might you ask?

Well, it's been about 3 years since a stranger has been in the same room with Frisbee without him wearing a muzzle.  And even with a muzzle, the only stranger was his previous trainer.

Let me set the scene for you...

Fate Steps In...Will It Save the Day? (Part 2-Frisbee's New Training)

Fate Steps In...Will It Save the Day? (Part 2-Frisbee's New Training)

Where did I leave off?

Of yes, we had a bad morning, made a couple mistakes that we came through unscathed but I was unsettled.

Starting a New Training With Frisbee I Never Thought I Would Do...

Starting a New Training With Frisbee I Never Thought I Would Do...

If you've been following my blogs at all you might already know that I have a 6 1/2-year-old shepherd/pit mix dog named Frisbee who is the love of my life but unfortunately, has fear aggression.  

What Does It Mean When Your Dog Sits On Your Feet?

What Does It Mean When Your Dog Sits On Your Feet?

Have you ever wondered why your dog sometimes sits on your feet?

There can be several different reasons for this behavior and I bet if you ask 10 people you will probably get 10 different answers. 

Put Your Dog Down or Die On Its Own-You Might Think Different After Reading This

Put Your Dog Down or Die On Its Own-You Might Think Different After Reading This

If you have a dog or have ever had a dog you've probably been faced with having to decide when the right time was or is to put your dog to sleep.

It's the hardest part for sure of having a dog, or any pet for that matter.

7 Different Causes Of Dog Aggression

7 Different Causes Of Dog Aggression

Unfortunately, dog aggression is a very common behavior issue that dog owners have to deal with. I happen to be one of those owners which is why I do blog about this topic often

Can You Trust A Dog That Has Bitten?

Can You Trust A Dog That Has Bitten?

Each and every year millions of people are bitten by a dog.  In fact, according to one source over 2 million children are bitten annually. 

This is a topic I, unfortunately, know all too well. 

Tips To Stop Submissive Peeing

Tips To  Stop Submissive Peeing

Are you currently struggling with your dog's submissive peeing? This can usually be a huge concern for a new dog owner that has not had any experience with this in the past. 

5 Benefits Of Adopting An Adult Dog

5 Benefits Of Adopting An Adult Dog

Adopting an adult dog has many benefits over starting off with a puppy. In this article we are going to talk about some of those benefits that you might enjoy by adopting an adult dog.

Dealing With A Hyperactive Dog

Dealing With A Hyperactive Dog

Generally when talking about a hyperactive dog we are talking about a puppy or an adolescent dog that hasn’t yet achieved maturity.  Just like human children, dogs can be very hyperactive when they haven’t been stimulated with lots of exercise.