Mabel wags her tail for the first time

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Mouse1
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Mabel wags her tail for the first time

Post by Mouse1 » 06 Jan 2016, 15:59

Mabel has been with us for five and a half weeks now, and she was only rescued from a puppy farm nine days before that. She is doing really well and is slowly coming out of her shell. Yesterday morning, amid the frenzied greeting that I get from Archie and Isla, I thought I saw her little stumpy tail move slightly. This morning there was no doubt. Her first wag, and it was for me! So special.

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Re: Mabel wags her tail for the first time

Post by Al T » 06 Jan 2016, 16:49

BRILLIANT
Schnauzers turn you soft in the head!

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Re: Mabel wags her tail for the first time

Post by Barbarauttley » 06 Jan 2016, 17:57

Heart Warming!

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Post by Eddie » 06 Jan 2016, 18:24

That's great. There are quite a few members with "rescues" and I am sure they know exactly how you feel.
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Re: Mabel wags her tail for the first time

Post by GaryThomlinson » 06 Jan 2016, 21:03

Lovely to hear! It only gets better as they settle in!
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Re: Mabel wags her tail for the first time

Post by redalert » 07 Jan 2016, 08:59

Oh how lovely, I am really pleased for all of you, especially Mabel, she must be happy to do that ;)

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Post by Donna 9 » 07 Jan 2016, 20:29

:) that must be a great feeling :)

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Re: Mabel wags her tail for the first time

Post by Robin black mini » 08 Jan 2016, 12:12

Lovely update...any new pics of Mabel? I'm interested in how her coat has changed in the time on a better diet and with your care.i but she's a different dog.

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Post by BeeBee » 08 Jan 2016, 19:13

Brilliant news, it's the tiny things that mean so much :x
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Mouse1
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Re: Mabel wags her tail for the first time

Post by Mouse1 » 11 Jan 2016, 19:26

Robin black mini wrote:Lovely update...any new pics of Mabel? I'm interested in how her coat has changed in the time on a better diet and with your care.i but she's a different dog.
I'm still trying to work out how to post photos. She's still quite brown, but much less so than before as so much has been cut off. I think that it it will all grow through in due course. After several baths she's feeling a lot less greasy and doesn't smell any more! The regular diet has also helped her bowels - we had some fairly spectacular explosions at the beginning, but nothing for a couple of weeks now - thank goodness! She certainly does seem like a different dog already, especially in the house. In the last week she has come out of her shell a lot, venturing onto the big hall basket with the other two instead of staying in her basket in the kitchen. Her whole body language is more dog-like. In fact, when FaceTiming my daughter, she had to do a double take as she thought for a moment that Mabel was Isla, just because of the way she was sitting up - all confident! Thanks for your interest.

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Re: Mabel wags her tail for the first time

Post by Donald » 12 Jan 2016, 20:10

It's marvellous when they come out of their shells.

I remember applause in the park the first time she got more than two feet from me.

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