In Category: ‘Dog Daycare’

The Mighty Hunter

June 17, 2007

 The Mighty Hunter

Chicken could not tear himself away from the window…there was an invader in the backyard. A bird actually had the nerve to poke around in the grass looking for food. Chicken sat, pinned to the window, making fierce noises trying to scare the interloper away. Only once the bird had finally left, could Chicken relax.

 The Mighty Hunter

- Wendy

Our First Day

June 16, 2007

 Our First Day

Well as far as operating a business goes, I’d say we had a pretty smooth first day. Marja and I went out together again for most of the day so she could be introduced to even more of your pets. Once we are both familiar with all the dogs, cats, fish, etc. we’ll be able to ensure we can provide the most flexibility in terms of scheduling.

 Our First Day

We did have one “exciting” moment today but it happened to Coulee and thankfully not one of your pets. Marja, Tundra, Coulee, Ponz and I were out at Popson Park having a great time soaking in the sun and hiking up and down the coulees. The dogs were tiring themselves out playing and running up and down the hills and we were tiring ourselves out climbing up and down those same hills. Then disaster struck. Or rather, then Coulee struck.

By the way she was acting, I could tell she was getting ready to roll on something dead and smelly but the grass was too tall for me to see what it was. Just as Coulee started to roll, I caught up to her and saw what she was rolling on…a dead porcupine. Yes, my dog was quilled by a dead porcupine. How smart was that? Luckily she didn’t get any on her face, just her paws, back, legs, belly, tail and behind her ears! Thankfully we were near the end of the walk and Tundra and Ponz were quite tired so they didn’t mind waiting for Coulee to be de-quilled.

 Our First Day

- Wendy

Instead of e-mailing this to the masses, I thought I’d just post the information here for those of you who are interested. Here is the latest update from the Prairie Dog Canine Rescue. You can find more information and pictures if you follow the link.

Duchess- spayed, 7 year old female Husky Cross. Very nice dog, easy going, laid back just wants to hang out with her family. Duchess is great with other dogs, and is good with cats. Duch is fully housetrained and is super house dog and companion. She is absolutely stunning and would make a great addition to just about any home.

Diamond- 6 year old, Mini American Eskimo and she’s FRIENDLY!!! Diamond is a great little dog with lots of spunk. She is very outgoing and has never shown any sign of aggression. She is not spayed yet but will be prior to placement. Diamond is small- about 14 inches tall and 14 pounds. She has a thinner coat and is in great health.

Sprocket- I can’t believe this guy is still here! He is absolutely adorable and is a perfect dog. Sprocket is a year old and is Shih Tzu cross. He is about 14 inches tall and weighs 18 lbs. He is a stocky, long bodied dog who has a great sense of humour. He is very friendly and is great with other dogs and cats.

Whiskey- the cutest puppy on the block! Seriously- he stops traffic!! Whiskey is a five week old Retriever cross who was rescued off the reserve. He is a very
playful little guy who has been hand raised for the last three weeks. He will be a medium to large sized dog and has had a ton of socialisation. He is great with kids, cats, dogs, etc.

Kenzi-1.5year old female, boxer/lab cross. Kenzi is a beautiful dog with a great personality. She is a very smart dog and knows a ton of tricks. Her owner is moving and is unable to take her. Kenzi is friendly with people, great with other dogs and is used to cats. Kenzi is an active girl who would benefit from a home that is as active as she’d like to be! Kenzi loves camping, hiking, swimming and playing ball. She is not spayed yet but will be prior to placement.

Waiting in the wings to come in Tucker- 3 year old male, miniature dachshund. medium sized. possibly crossed. Tucker needs to go to a dog smart home or an experience dachsie person. He is very loveable and is very devoted to his people. He has been allowed to rule the house for three years and his elderly owners are having a hard time handling him. Tucker is very playful and is great with cats and is good with female dogs. He is not good with children under the age of 10.

2 Adult yellow labrador retrievers- male and female.Do not have to go together. About 2 years old and have had a horrible life thus far.

10 week old Mini Dachshund- we do have someone interested in him, but just in case it falls through, I thought I’d put him on here. He was purchased from a petstore a few weeks ago and is now looking for a new home. Puppies aren’t as easy as they look!

The resucue is always looking for volunteers. They need foster homes, and a Public Relations person. Also we could use someone who would be interested in being a volunteer coordinator.

If you are interested in a dog or want to volunteer contact Amanda at manymuddypaws@yahoo.com or call 403 330 5370

As I mentioned in my e-mail, not much will be different from the service you have come to expect. There may be a few new faces, but our care for your pets won’t change.

In the right-hand column, I’ve listed our most commonly used services with brief descriptions of each. If you want more information on prices for additional pets or services that aren’t listed, please don’t hesitate to contact me at wendy@paws-on-the-run.ca.

Be sure to check back for updated information.

- Wendy