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Ask Crystal: Mouthy Puppy

Dear Crystal,  We have a nine-week-old corgi puppy. She is biting constantly. We are trying to stay calm and positive but she is drawing blood. We try to distract her with bones or go outside. We have had her for 2.5 weeks and she is…
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Rigatoni’s Happy Tail

Happy Tail Tuesday! We are featuring Rigatoni's (now Sapphire) Happy Tail adoption update from the Davis family. Here is what they wanted to let us know: "Sapphire (Rigatoni) is fantastic! We love her so…

Ask Crystal: Nail Trimming Issues

    Dear Crystal,  My Rotty will not let me cut his nails.  It is affecting his walking ..so he doesn’t want to walk. He's struggling to walk...I'm disabled and don't have the money to get his rabies shot and…
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Lulu’s Happy Tail

Happy Tail Tuesday!   We love getting updates from our previous adopters, and the Tucker family just sent us an update on their newly adopted cat, Lulu (now known as Luna). She originally arrived to our facility very shy…
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Ask Crystal: Dealing with Anxiety

Dear Crystal,  We rescued a pit mix 3 years ago. She will occasionally potty in the house. She has very bad separation anxiety on top of sheer terror at the sound of fireworks and/or gunfire. She will run through the house opening doors…
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Ask Crystal: Managing Separation Anxiety

Dear Crystal,  My puppy is now 15 weeks old. She is ok in the crate if she can see me. I had to leave her in the crate alone and returned an hour later to find her soaking wet. Literally dripping wet but it wasn’t urine. It was saliva.…
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Meet Mama Spice! – ADOPTED

         Today's Featured Pet is Mama Spice! Meet our featured pet this week, Mama Spice! Now that her puppies have found homes, this sweet baby angel needs a home of her own. Mama Spice is a sensitive girl that fancies herself as…

Ask Crystal: Cat Litter Box Troubleshooting

Dear Crystal,  We have a feral cat that has become an indoor cat. She seems to be adjusting well to indoors except she doesn't like the litter box much. We have two in the same area and she will use one to pee in but poos on the floor…
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Meet Millie! – ADOPTED

Today's Featured Pet is Millie! Our featured pet this week is Millie! This 10-month-old cutie has been brushing up on her house manners in foster care for a few weeks but is now ready to find a home of her own. Millie has been meeting other…
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Ask Crystal: Whining Puppy Woes

Dear Crystal,  So, I put my new puppy in the crate to nap and he whines for a while and then falls asleep. He will wake up to whining and all I think about is letting him out and go potty. Should I wait again until he stops crying to…