Category Archives: Rescue Dog

My 100th Post

As I sit here at the computer I cannot believe I am writing my 100th and last post for dogstwentyfourseven. This blog means so much to me and has been a labour of love. I decided that I would like … Continue reading

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CAAT- Canadian Animal Assistance Team

My blog is winding down as I approach 100 posts. As I reflect on what I’ve written, I’ve realized that a theme of my blog has been how dogs are wonderful connectors. For example, when meeting on the street or … Continue reading

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Sampson Finds A Forever Home

As it often happens I meet people at the park with their dogs, and we strike up a conversation. I met Tracy recently, and her dog Sampson. We hit it off right away – despite all the mosquitos lately! I … Continue reading

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Tips for Brushing A Dog’s Teeth

We have a Labrador, who, at thirteen, has never had her teeth brushed. We were aware of the importance of dental hygiene, but had never climbed on board, so to speak. Fortunately, she has been blessed with a clean bill … Continue reading

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A Great Dane Rescue – A Lovely “Tail”

I love meeting people and their dogs, which is a perk I enjoy daily when I am out on my walks. For months I have been watching an unlikely pair at the dog off-leash park, a senior gentleman and a … Continue reading

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Celebrating your Dog’s Birthday

Our dog Ember had her eighth birthday on May 26th; this was a special day for us. We have never celebrated any of her birthdays before because she joined our family less than a month ago. I have started asking … Continue reading

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Dog Siblings Reunite

Some magic happened a few days ago at the off leash park near our home. I do not believe that how it played out was a coincidence. The timing was extraordinary, and is something I will treasure my whole life. … Continue reading

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My Mother’s Menagerie

This week I welcome a guest writer to my blog. When I was a child we were lucky to spend time on Stoney Lake in the Kawartha’s in Ontario. It was a chance to reconnect with other families after a … Continue reading

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We Are Now A Two Dog Family

Today a second dog was added to our family and we are on cloud nine. Little Hot Ember – her given name at a breeders – chose us to be her forever family. We are delighted with her without even … Continue reading

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Senior Dogs Make Wonderful Pets

In March I wrote a post called Senior Dogs and the Gifts They Bring, https://dogstwentyfourseven.wordpress.com/2012/03/08/374/. It came from my heart as our lab is almost thirteen and I know many other sweet senior dogs. Older dogs have so many wonderful … Continue reading

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