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by ciaobella
Wed Mar 29, 2006 8:05 pm
Forum: Rescued Chow Chow Stories
Topic: By way of introduction.... (Sophie's story)
Replies: 39
Views: 10274

Thanks, all. I remember how frustrating it was to have this story, and no one to understand or appreciate how difficult it was to bring Sophie back to the world. Most people would say, "You got her in the HOUSE? Why didn't you hog tie her and take her to the vet to be spayed immediately? She's JUST ...
by ciaobella
Wed Mar 29, 2006 1:06 pm
Forum: Rescued Chow Chow Stories
Topic: By way of introduction.... (Sophie's story)
Replies: 39
Views: 10274

By way of introduction.... (Sophie's story)

Sophie is a rescued “throwaway” who had lived in the woods behind my apartment for an indeterminate amount of time. I started working with her when I was feeding a stray cat in hopes of finding it a home. One morning, I threw open the curtains and found a white arctic wolf polishing off the cat’s di...
by ciaobella
Tue Mar 28, 2006 10:56 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Good Chow books?
Replies: 18
Views: 2785

Jeff's right... you won't find a better resource for practical chow knowledge than this site. I wish I had found it when I was blundering around trying to get information to help my rescue chow, Sophie. Fortunately, it worked out fine for us and I didn't make too many mistakes. Chows pretty much tel...
by ciaobella
Tue Mar 28, 2006 10:30 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Sleeping Question
Replies: 26
Views: 4226

So funny. I bought Sophie a fabulous, cushy sheepskin to lay on thinking she would immediately curl up on it and fall asleep with a grateful sigh of joy. No way! She avoided it like it was radioactive for weeks. I was so outdone. Tried putting her treats on it so she would see that it was for her. N...
by ciaobella
Mon Mar 27, 2006 6:29 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Navigator
Replies: 8
Views: 1738

My Sophie has no interest in an open window, and no interest in riding shotgun, but loves to "surf" like Lily does.
Great pictures. She's such a glamour girl!
by ciaobella
Sat Mar 25, 2006 11:38 am
Forum: Grooming
Topic: How to give my chowchow a cool summer...
Replies: 15
Views: 5575

Sophie will be thrilled to find out her once a month regime is too extreme! She thinks the bathtub is a medieval torture device, poor girl.

Now, if I could just get her from trying to befriend the skunk population, her life would be near perfect! :lol:

Sandy
by ciaobella
Sat Mar 25, 2006 12:09 am
Forum: Grooming
Topic: How to give my chowchow a cool summer...
Replies: 15
Views: 5575

Hi! I'm new here, too. I can understand how you can get confused by "what the books say"...I have read that a bath once a month is fine, some sources say three baths a year is more than enough. If you ask my chowgirl Sophie, one bath per year is too much (she hates a bath). She gets the once a month...