Monthly Archives: July 2010

Bella & Brittany Make a Splash! How to pool-proof your dog

Valley Dogs Rescue volunteer, Brittany, was doing a home check for 9 month old lhasa mix puppies, Bella and Tori, when Bella (pictured below) suddenly jumped into the family’s pool.  Worried Bella couldn’t swim, quick-reacting Brittany, dressed head-to-toe in work clothes, instinctively leapt into the pool … Continue reading

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Chance Finds A Home!

Chance, an 18 month old manchester terrier/chihuahua/doxie, was 12 hours away from being put down at a local shelter for being too ‘fearful’ to be adopted.  The Pres. of Valley Dogs Rescue notified me that there were 3 smalls dogs on … Continue reading

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Mieke the budding gardener!

Woke up to find my foster puppy, Mieke, picked my one and only butternut squash out of the garden, and claimed it as her new toy!

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Guss Goes to Rehab

We adopted sweet Guss, an 11 year old lhasa apso, from Valley Dogs four years ago.  He was recently diagnosed with degenerative spinal cord disease, and noticed that he began losing his balance and stumbling.  Several days ago, we found … Continue reading

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Hello world, it’s ME – Mieke!

My name is Mieke (pronounced mee-kah), and I’m thrilled to be the very first blogger for Valley Dogs Rescue!  So why am i so happy?  Well, there were like 7 puppies in my litter, and it’s really hard to stand … Continue reading

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