Thursday, October 22, 2015

Phoenix is doing well


UPDATES FROM ACT V RESCUE & REHABILITATION:
August 20, 2015
Phoenix is reunited with his foster family and looks great! He's also grown and weighs 80 pounds!
He is not available for adoption as of yet; we have an appointment with the Veterinary Behaviorist and Fresh Air Training in September.
For now, we are letting him get settled. He's exploring his new home (remember, the foster family moved while he was gone) and we are assessing him physically.
He seems to tire out easily, but still plays and romps with the resident dog. (He's actually a hard player and occasionally needs a time-out.)
Stay tuned, as we will have more to report. Phoenix will be rolled into our regular rotation of pictures ~ not nightly updates.
Have a wonderful day! He's quite handsome, isn't he?


August 31, 2015
Carolyn and Alisa (the 'A' and the 'C' of ACT V Rescue) hung out with Phoenix this weekend.
We had a heart-to-heart discussion about the future.heart emoticon
Phee-Phee has his follow-up appointment with the Veterinary Behaviorist in the upcoming weeks and, in the meantime, we are letting him relax and play with the resident dogs at home.
On a side note, he's crating well and LOVES his frozen Kongs!



September 19, 2015


Sept. 26, 2015
Teaching "Leave It" is ALWAYS a worthwhile endeavor.
(Phoenix needs a little help with impulse control), but he did a nice job during training.



October 3, 2015
Time just marches on. No more splints, fire suits, or sutures for Phee-Phee - He is aging, growing, and romping around. His adoption plan is a work in progress, and Fresh Air Training works with him several days a week.


Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Trouble comes home

Boogy Downwind, an elder resident of Redby, has had a little female Pomeranian dog named Trouble. They have been companions and close friends for the past 10 years. The two would come to the neuter/spay clinics. Trouble had been fixed and was groomed by Carma for many years. Carma became a good friend of the pair.

TROUBLE
One day in June, Boogy called with the distressing news that Trouble was missing. Day after day there was no news of his friend Trouble. Red Lake Rosie’s Rescue knew about the special dog and put out a reward for the return of Trouble. She had been sighted at different locations, but we were never able to locate her.

Soon it is fall, and summer is gone. We are almost sure we will never see Trouble again. Then on September 17th, RLRR got a call. It was Boogy who announced that Trouble was returned to him!

BOOGY AND TROUBLE REUNITED
Since we last talked, Boogy had a pickup roll over him and broke his back. He had been in Fargo Hospital and now was bedridden, but Trouble was back and Trouble needed help! She was full of burrs in her fur and she had a large bubble on her stomach. She had been found at a residence in Red Lake in poor condition. She had clearly been mistreated and had been injured.

Aris sprung into action and rushed over to pick up Trouble and take her to the vet. Trouble had surgery to repair a hernia and she will be convalescing at the Red Lake Rosie’s Shelter.

Carma was called immediately to share in the good news. She expects to see Trouble at the next clinic October 8 - 10 where she will again be able to groom Trouble.


We want to thank Aris and Dr. Bob of Cornerstone Vet for pulling Trouble through. We are amazed that little Trouble managed to survive the long summer ordeal, and now made it through surgery
at her age.

Thank you to our supporters for helping make life-saving medical care available to help Trouble and others like her.

Sincerely, Karen RLRR


PHOTOS AND COMMENTS FROM CARMA:
Trouble came back to RLRR October clinic! At the August clinic, I was informed that Trouble was missing! Miracle! Trouble came back! I am so thankful that I planned to drive from Saskatoon, Saskatchewan for the October clinic. My friend, Lori Giles, made the trip with me. We both spent time giving Trouble lots of cuddling! He is an answer to prayer.

Carma.....the groomer


Saturday, October 10, 2015

Paws for Paws benefit: Enter raffle for cash prizes!!


The Pause 4 Paws benefit event is a month away, and there are still raffle tickets available.
For every ticket Red Lake Rosie's Rescue sells, we receive $20.
If RLRR sells the Grand Prize winning ticket, we will receive $1,000!

Raffle tickets are $100 each. Multiple people can go in on one ticket (i.e. 4 friends/co-workers each put in $25, etc.

There are only 500 raffle tickets!

The drawing will be at the Fall Event on November 5th. You do not need to be present to win.

This kind of raffle is sometimes called a 50/50 raffle. So 50% of the money is going to P4P and 50% of the money is going straight to prizes!

Prizes are:
One $10,000 winner
Two $5,000 winners
Three $1,000 winners
Four $500 winners

So with 1 ticket your odds of winning are already 1 in 50.

If you like to buy a chance at winning some cash, email: info@redlakerosie.org


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