Snickmom
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  • Laguna Hills, CA
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ALL Safety harnesses fail crash test

Started this discussion. Last reply by Beth Sep 26, 2013. 8 Replies

Keeping Puppies Safe

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Tail fur

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Free Antlers to good home

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Great video of corgis having fun on the beach

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Hometown:
Laguna Hills, CA
About Me:
Mom of grown and almost grown Eagle scouts, work full time for the state of CA, hubby is a teacher. I like to read fantasy/ sci-fi. See more pictures at our tumblr blog. http://www.tumblr.com/blog/snickmom
Welsh Corgi Breeder?
No
About My Corgi(s):
http://www.tumblr.com/blog/snickmom Follow Snickers and friends!
Snickers is a red head tri pemmie, 23 lbs, Dolly is a recently adopted corgi/peke/ewok mix same size and age as Snickers (about 4 yrs old). We also have an English Springer Spaniel who loves to play with the little ones.
We decided to get a corgi because we knew other people who had them and they were neat dogs. Jack Spaniels was 5 years old, when we decided to get a corgi pup for him to play with because our older dog did not have the energy anymore. I did not find a puppy in my area that was in my budget, but my older son was visiting my mom in Missouri so I started searching the web in that area. I found a promising breeder with some cute tri pemmies for sale. I sent an email to my mom asking if they could go look. The next thing I know, I get a call from my son, he said they were in the car, on the way, and were they just supposed to look? Snickers wrapped him around her little paw and he brought her back to my mom's for a week before she flew home in a little carrier under the airline seat. My younger son had to leave for Boy Scout summer camp the morning before his brother and new puppy flew in. Poor kid had to wait a week to hug his new pup. It helped to have envious friends around when they got off the bus! Snickers was raised with children and LOVED them. If we took her to the park and she saw a child she would go nuts! We knew nothing about corgis or training dogs like a corgi and so we made a few mistakes that we are now trying to correct. She has always been a barrel of laughs but never cuddly or comfortable around strangers. She is starting to be a much nicer dog now. More about her accomplishments later.
In the mean time, my mom had taken in Dolly from a rescue organization. Dolly has been living on a ranch where she had acres of land to run around on. Except for teaching her not to leave the property, to bark (I don’t like) when she wanted a biscuit and to sleep on the furniture (I don’t like), she has had no training at all. My mom developed health problems this summer and decided she couldn’t keep Dolly (after a baby duck mysteriously died and the hurricane, etc). Fortunately, my older son was visiting and was able to drive Dolly home (this is getting to be a habit). His girlfriend loves Dolly to pieces and Dolly will be theirs when they can move to a place that allows dogs. Dolly has been getting trained and now knows simple commands like sit, down, fist bump and belly rubs (lay on your back), she stays off the furniture and doesn’t dart out the door, and now we can ever let her come in the front yard with us to get the mail without her running off! She is the most laid back dog you can imagine. She acts like a rag doll and will let you put her in any position. She made friends with Snickers and Jack right away, although it took a while before Snickers figured out how to play with her, now they are best buds. Dolly does not know how to play with people or toys, but when I get time I work with her and she will chase a small toy a few feet and bring it to her bed for a treat. Dolly has her dew claws and an extra toe on her back feet.
I have:
Pembroke

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Survival Collar- Make Your Own (or make one for your dog)

Posted on February 21, 2013 at 8:12pm 3 Comments

I made a survival collar for Snickers. The picture below is a survival bracelet; they are becoming very popular. You can unravel them and have 8 feet of strong rope (parachute cord or paracord) to use for whatever. A corgi collar will give you 12 -15 feet of rope and only cost a few dollars and an hour…

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Snickers hurt her knee-ACL surgery

Posted on August 26, 2012 at 6:00pm 10 Comments

I had a headache Wednesday evening, so my husband volunteered to exercise "my" dog. (we rib each other about each other's dogs) A little later he came in and said "I'm sorry, I broke your dog" , and here she comes, on 3 legs. Fortunately, I regularly read posts on MyCorgi and so knew that it wasn't a rush to the hospital injury. We took her to the vet today (Friday), and he gave her a shot and put her on an…

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Snickers and Dolly have a Birthday Party

Posted on May 17, 2012 at 6:30pm 3 Comments

https://vimeo.com/42369242 

I don't usually make a big deal of birthdays, but Snickers felt that the big 5 deserved a party. Since we don't know when Dolly's birthday is, Snickers was willing to share her day.

Corgi Feet

Posted on January 6, 2012 at 7:30pm 8 Comments

Corgi butts might drive you nuts,

 but I think Corgi feet are super neat! Update- see the Feb 24 2012 edition of The Daily Corgi for a feet fest!…

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Latest Activity

Snickmom commented on Snickmom's blog post Snickers hurt her knee-ACL surgery
"8/27/14 And...almost exactly two years later, Snickers tears the other ACL. It happened a few weeks ago. Did the anti-inflammatorys and rest, then had the X-Ray to confirm today. Will probably have the surgery appointment in a week or so. Snickers…"
5 hours ago
Snickmom commented on Tabi's group Corgis of Southern California
"Would love to see pictures, pedigrees, etc."
Jul 30
Catherine Grace and Snickmom are now friends
Jul 22
Snickmom commented on Tabi's group Corgis of Southern California
"Snickers lives in Laguna Hills, but she is shy around strange dogs. My son's dog Dolly LOOOOVES other dogs, we could have her meet with your puppy too. Be very careful not to take your puppy anywhere he might pick up parvo until he gets all his…"
Jul 22
Lois B. Allen commented on Snickmom's photo
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evening silhoette

"Really great photo!"
Jul 5
Lucy & Ricky-Rafa (Wendy/Jack ) commented on Snickmom's photo
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"Great shot! Hello Snickers and Snickmom. It's been a while!! Hope all's well with you and the fam. Hugs to y'all and kisses to Snickers and Dolly. "
Jul 5
Snickmom replied to Tess and Penny's discussion hello in the group Corgis of Southern California
"Hi! Snickers and I live in Laguna Hills."
Apr 22
Snickmom liked Kevin's blog post Sparda and Dante show up! :)
Apr 2
Snickmom liked LOBO's page <3 //Arlyn & Teddy\\'s photo
Apr 1
Snickmom replied to Caitlin Randolph's discussion The Chew Toy.
"I have one of those, but apparently haven't learned how to use it. What do you stuff it with?"
Feb 10
Snickmom replied to Lydia J Hilles's discussion Lazy J Ranch? Think again. A story about a 16 yr old girl who thought she did everything right, finds out what a mistake she made.
"By the way, you have excellent taste in dog names."
Feb 8
Snickmom replied to Caitlin Randolph's discussion The Chew Toy.
"Snickers had to have both big pre-molars pulled because they were broken, I think, on antlers. You can get odor free bully sticks. The good thing about bully sticks are that they are completely digestible. As long as the dog doesn't choke on…"
Feb 8
Snickmom liked Vicky Hay's discussion Watch-Corgi? What heroics have your corgis engaged?
Feb 8
Snickmom and Leslie & Rhys are now friends
Feb 8
Snickmom and A.J. Jackson are now friends
Dec 20, 2013
Snickmom commented on Linda & Teen Wolf Peluchin!'s album
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The many adventures, or naps of Teen Wolf Peluchin!

"What a doll! The So Cal corgi community has meetups at the HB dog park every Sunday from about 10:30 to noon, and every few months there is a massive Pawty at the HB dog beach. In July there were over 300 corgs corgin there. People are coming from…"
Nov 21, 2013

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At 6:43pm on July 22, 2013, Gerty The Corgi said…

Thank you so much for the info! I was a little overwhelmed when joining and now I feel I have a good place to start. I appreciate it! :D

At 8:13pm on May 17, 2013, Tracy & Sir Bentley said…

Bentley says,

"Happy Birthday Snickers and Dolly"!

Hope you are doing well.

At 1:07am on April 16, 2013, Lucy & Ricky-Rafa (Wendy/Jack ) said…

Please let me know if you're not interested and maybe I can find someone else who wants to take over the reins. How's everything with you guys? I miss you!!!

At 1:05am on April 16, 2013, Lucy & Ricky-Rafa (Wendy/Jack ) said…

Hey Snickmom! Didn't you take over the OC group from me considering that Lucy is such a stick-in-the-mud with other Corgis. I just saw a whole bunch of messages and felt so delinquent. :(

At 8:12pm on April 14, 2013, Jane Christensen gave Snickmom a gift
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The "herd" and Jane want to say "thanks"!
At 9:06pm on April 1, 2013, Tracy & Sir Bentley said…

Hi there, how is Snickers feeling?

Our 13 year-old Chloe has had her teeth extracted also.  But she manages to keep on eating just fine.  Takes her awhile to eat her big cookies. 

Will you be going to the Corgi Beach Day on 04/20/13?

At 8:48pm on April 1, 2013, Tracy & Sir Bentley said…

I Found the facebook event page for the April 20, 2013 page.

https://www.facebook.com/events/332635633504993/

At 5:52pm on February 28, 2013, Lisa Brady said…

Thanks for the link!!!!!

At 11:41am on February 24, 2013, Steve said…

Hi

Tell me how to post info regarding our Corgis in the Snow event and I'll be glad to do so.

I'm brand new to this site.

The tv story link is maybe the best starting point.  Some other stuff is on our club web site.    We started the club in August and I think have made good progress.  For about two years I'd talked about starting a club and when a lady got a permit for corgis to march (?) in an annual parade / arts festival, I took a clipboard with a sign up sheet on letterhead that I made up.   Just realized our club is now six months old.  That process might be of interest to some people. 

I've started other organizations before and this is the most spontaneous, with a nucleus of eight people with attitudes like "can do"and "sure, why not!"

Tell me what to write and where to put it.

Steve

At 1:34am on February 3, 2013, Michelle Hoang said…
His name is Jarvis:-)
 
 
 

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