Category Archives: Rescue Dogs

Adopt Don’t Shop -Dogs and Cats Rescued at Shelter!

The Cherokee County Animal Shelter, Canton, Georgia, had a very successful adoption event this past Saturday, December 6th. All dogs were adopted! Santa and all his helpers were there! There was a big turnout for breakfast with and photos with Santa. The staff and volunteers worked tirelessly. I am the dog pictured with Santa on the shelter’s announcement. Such an honor to be chosen. I know first-hand what a great shelter this is-I found my furever home there! Merry Christmas to all the rescued and adopted dogs and cats!

Tuck the Law Dog



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Nigel the Penguin visiting Tuck the Law Dog

Tuck so enjoyed his visit from Nigel. Nigel travels the globe and his Mum posts his adventures on Twitter, tumblr, & Pinterest. Nigel’s Mum took this picture. Note the doggie biscuits in the “candy” dish. Thank you Nigel’s Mum and Nigel the Penguin. Check him out on Twitter Maybe he will come visit you!



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My Anal (not annual) Dog Visit to the Veterinarian

I have been doing the “butt scootin boogie.”   So I went to my vet today.  Y’all may have experienced this once in a while.  Unfortunately small dogs like me tend to have “scootin” issues more frequently than big dogs, although my vet did tell me she met with a boxer earler today that also had a scootin problem.  For readers that don’t know for sure what I am talking about, “scootin” is a sign that dogs need to have their anal glands checked, and most likely expressed.  Long ago when dogs were wild, they ate a lot of bones,  raw meat and cartilage, which made their stools harder, and helped express these glands when they pooped.  Todays dogs for the most part have a more commercialized diet and thus softer stools.   Mom tried giving me more fiber in my diet-but that didn’t work  for me (darn!). Thus it is very important  for pet parents to keep an eye out for “scootin” signs.  Left unexpressed, these anal glands can become impacted and a more  serious medical procedure may be necessary.    It can be painful if these glands are left unexpressed for too long.  So keep an eye out, and if you see scootin, get to the vet or to a groomer that is experienced.  My Mom always takes me to our vet, because I have an internal expression done, not external, and a vet tech does this procedure.   At the same time, I have my nails checked.  So its a “two-in-one” visit, which I like as I usually have to be carried in as I refuse to walk in on my own.    Take care, and stay in good health my friends.

Tuck the Law Dog


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My Mom remembers exactly where she was and what she was doing when she first heard the news about the attacks on the World Trade Center – Twin Towers.  She told me how it was all so unbelievable–like she was in a dream.  She recalls being glued to the TV and praying for those that had been injured or died, and hoping that none of her friends were in the towers.  She, like many others, sadly learned that someone she knew  that worked there did not make it out–a young man, early twenties, just graduated college the year before and was so excited to be working in New York City.  The  anniversary of this tragic event is next Tuesday.  Say a prayer not only on that day,  but pray every day that this will never again happen on American soil.  Give thanks to those that defend our country and to those who daily monitor terroristic activity in the hope of preventing another tragedy.  Value our freedoms.  Don’t take it for granted.  Live life to the fullest, my friends.

Take care, y’all,

Tuck the Law Dog

Rescue a Dog – Support your local Animal Shelter

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Please follow link above.  Mabel the dog is missing somewhere in Ohio.

Please post on Facebook, Twitter, or your blogs.

Take care, y’all.

Tuck the Law Dog

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