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Joy needs help with Zola in San DiegoInventingJoy, Wed Jul 10 1:36am
Hi everyone, Its good to connect again, although this is very difficult for me to share. I am supposed to be the helper, not the one asking for help. I have been going through a difficult time. I became very ill with a flu virus or something. After 5 days in my version of hell, I spent 5 days in the hospital. I am now ... more

NYE Litter/Happy Birthday!Janice, Mon Dec 31 12:11pm
Hello Everyone, Happy NYE and a huge happy birthday to my big boy, Murray and all his litter mates! (Dec 31, 2010- NYE babies) Murray is now 8 years old and such a gentle soul. He is about 110 pounds (big boy) and we are grateful he has been happy and healthy. He loves to chase bunnies, and birds, and loves cuddling.... more

  • Age for hip xraysBarb, Sun Dec 30 10:45pm
    Hi there. Our dog, Shelby, was from the May 25,2006 litter and still going strong, despite her rather advanced years. Strangely, despit seeing the trouble she had getting into our car or truck, it hadn’t occurred to us to have her hips checked. It was only when she was xrayed 2 years ago for a leg injury that the vet... more

  • Schnoodle QueestionBill, Sun Mar 25, 2018 10:52am
    We're trying to find a mini schnoodle puppy that has a tail (we don't believe in docking. Does anyone have a suggestion? Thanks!

  • Schnoodle hairJennet , Wed Nov 15, 2017 4:11pm
    I have a 4 month old schnoodle who favors the schnauzer side. I am wondering about his ears. They are straight hair and look like a schnauzer’s. I groom my own dogs. Will they grow? They haven’t yet. Thanks

  • Xena is the DogInventingJoy, Thu Apr 27, 2017 7:37pm
    Who's photo is at the top of this forum.

    Update: Devils of DeathInventingJoy, Thu Apr 27, 2017 7:12pm
    UPDATE: Xena is dead! I am devastated! In my search, I have uncovered Angels or s/b devils of DEATH! Here's the scoop. There are a couple of vets in San Diego, hiring other vets (qualified?) who do in home euthanasia, approx $300 tp $400 a pop. This is a good service however, since they do not scan for microchips,... more

    I am devastated!InventingJoy, Thu Apr 27, 2017 7:09pm
    Stolen Dog Have You Seen This Dog? Reward for Information Leading to Her Live Return Xena: Giant schnoodle Female: Black Striped collar with large ID tag Chip# 4427741801 License# 788279 Last in care of Joyce Moore & her daughter, Kathy, (when owner had car accident) Xena may have been dropped at a vet, claiming they... more

    Evanger's pet food recall - please share widelyPhyllis/Shalom, Sun Feb 19, 2017 4:55pm
    Joy, I hope it's OK to post this here. One dog already has died as a result of eating this dog food. Hi everyone, FDA released its summary inspection reports on Evanger's last Friday and they are dynamite. 1. FDA confirmed pentobarbital in cans of Evanger's and Against the Grain dog food 2. Birds flying around,... more

  • Xena & Joy doing Mexican Hat DanceInventingJoy, Sun Dec 4, 2016 10:52pm
    Xena is almost 15. She has been blind for 2 yrs until I developed an eye treatment. Now she sees. She has deaf days & hearing days. She has amazing energy for an old girl. My cell phone camera isn't great. You have to use your imagination bcs the audio is terrible but Watch her prance & dance. She's such a ham, but... more

  • Finding Lost Dog by Laying TrackInventing Joy, Sat Sep 10, 2016 10:48pm
    Finding lost dogs – Laying Track By Joy de la Ren ©August 1 2016 Back Story Yesterday, Karma, my standard poodle bolted out the door of my office chasing a possum. She did not come when called. It was dark and I drove around for an hour calling and looking for her. I vascillated between being furious at her and being... more

  • btw: After caringpr, Fri Sep 9, 2016 7:04pm
    I meant to tell you, I found the photos of Max as therapy. I'm learning the new technology so hopefully I'll post them. they are really great.

    Does mac have cataracts? & caringpr, Fri Sep 9, 2016 7:03pm
    Mac is a littermate of Xena isn't he? I know he's my grandpup. I shouldn't have to ask. But it's hard to keep track. If it isn't for you Kelly, I wouldn't remember any birthdays LOL. Have you seen any sign of cataracts? How about tumors? How about the other Giant Schnoodles on this site? I'm trying to think of who... more

  • Xena Was Blind But Now.....InventingJoy, Sun Sep 4, 2016 8:25pm
    Good news! Xena has cataracts & has been blind for the last couple of years. I was in San Diego last month. For some reason all 3 dogs had goopy eyes. Of course I didn't have my terocycline eye meds with me. while considering spending $100, vet bill, Rx & eye meds purchase, I dropped by a pet store & picked up a... more

  • Zoraathina, Tue Aug 9, 2016 8:02pm
    One of the original schnoodles died yesterday leaving her litter mate Zues behind. With tremendous sadness the good bye left 5 kids and 6 best dog friends behind. She was 13 years old and the best sniffer in the world. Our most saddest thing is that we wont say "Zora what are you sniffing" and of course she was spot... more

  • From Fireworks Fear to Bang Let’s Party! Fireworks Dog Training By Inventing Joy Fireworks is one of the reasons for lost dogs. The sound of fireworks is so frightening that dogs will often run & get lost. These are the steps that I used for reducing & ultimately eliminating the fear thus the reason for running away... more

    The Loss of the Friends I Have Yet to Meet Shot June 12, 201InventingJoy, Mon Jun 13, 2016 11:46pm
    The Loss of the Friends I Have Yet to Meet Shot June 12, 2016 Sunday: Last week my RV broke down in Hillcrest, a San Diego, largely gay community. I was a stranger alone. Monday: Everywhere I went, people were friendly, smiling, supportive to my plight. A Jewish man & wife invited me into their home. Advised me on... more

  • I did it!InventingJoy, Sat May 28, 2016 10:52pm
    Hi everyone, Xena had her surgery & it all went well. She's doing fine. I'm having a hard time recovering. The tumors were tested & she doesn't have cancer. Yay! She has pulled stitches & I had to have some restitching done. But she is fine. My biggest fear about general anasthesia didn't happen.She didn't die. I had... more

    Mac's dinner danceKelly, Mac and Roni, Fri May 20, 2016 12:11am
    I don't know if I ever told you about Mac's dinner dance. I wish that I had recorded it before he tore his ACL. He still does it, but it is not flamboyant like it used to be. He made it up on his own. When he decides that it is dinner time we tell him to do the dinner dance. He has been such a "joy". He has been a... more

  • To Breed or Not to BreedInventing Joy, Sun May 8, 2016 12:38am
    Hi Everyone, Moving on to the future. I am considering breeding my best Female, Mirage. Mirage is the mirage I saw on the horizon, 15 years ago when I founded the breed: Giant Schnoodles of Joy. She has the perfect confirmation, perfect coat, perfect head, laid back personality. In short she is everything I was... more

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