I have an assistant who helps me each day
and I have been remiss in introducing her.
So without further ado…
Meet Miss Priscilla Anne Rumaker.
You may have seen her in my Christmas Tour which you can see by going here.
She is not only my assistant – she also lives with me and my husband.
She has many roles which come very naturally to her including but in no way limited to:
friend, boss (@ times), exercise encourager, lap warmer and secret keeper.
She came to live with us on May 14, 2011.
She adopted us and we accepted.
There is a bit of a problem though.
She does not like her front paws and lower legs brushed but she loves to have them touched and rubbed.
Just don’t bring that brush within eye sight and don’t say the word brush either.
And she hates going to the groomer – she shakes so bad I feel like a criminal taking her.
The last place we went charged $60.00 and I don’t think she did a thing other than give her a bath.
She can be um…, difficult. I think it was $60.00 because she didn’t want us coming back.
So I have been thinking about getting a few things.
Like maybe one of these….
And a pair of these….
I probably need a pair of these also, but these scare me. What if I cut too short!
I brush her everyday.
She hates it.
When we get to the front paws and feet I put her in a choker hold,
and when that doesn’t work my husband puts her in a choker hold.
We are not hurting her but you would think we are killing her.
Truthfully she is scared to death.
I suppose someone at sometime wasn’t very kind.
She will be six in May. We have only had her three of those years.
We don’t know what happened before she adopted us.
We have the bath and the drying part down, although she doesn’t like that much.
I am more than a little scared to do the grooming part but I might need to get over myself.
Do you groom your own dog?
Do you have some helpful advice you could share with me?
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