Crystal The Big White Dog (@crystalthebigwhitedog)

Crystal The Big White Dog

πŸ”ΉTask trained service dog for my vaccine injury survivor πŸ’ͺ πŸ”ΉNot all disabilities are visible πŸ‘Š πŸ”ΉValley of the sun 🏜 ☟Like me on FB!☟

https://m.facebook.com/Crystal-loves-you-too-551791368195936/

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#ThrowbackThursday to when one of the event photographers at the @holidaypetfestival caught a pic of me sleeping with my ear in my water bowl πŸ˜…πŸ˜… Gotta stay paparazzi ready 😎
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"Mom says everything the light touches is my kingdom πŸ˜‹" πŸ˜…
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One of the babies I'm keeping from the litter ❀ He is a min me of his mom who is my heart rat and the only dumbo! I wasn't expecting to get a dumbo in the litter but here he is! I am having a hard time naming him so name suggestions are welcome! .
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#dailyfluff #cuteandfurry#rattues#rattiesofinstagram #ratsofinstagram #dumborat#dumbo

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Crystal: "Sorry fellas, this roads closed"
Drivers: "What's the occasion?"
Crystal: "I'm standing here."
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You haven't experienced social awkwardness until you've walked into a tiny, packed waiting room with a 175lb dog. I've discovered that the more casual I act, the more casual other people act. Just human nature I suppose. Despite what people may think, it isn't "fun" to take your dog almost everywhere with you. Sometimes it can be inconvenient and complicated, but we do it because we need to. This life should not be glamourized. Sure, it's fun to get cool patches and gear and take funny pictures on our adventures; but at the end of the day this life style is not always easy. You have to deal with people treating you differently (both people you know and don't), people invading your privacy, excluding you, and sometimes even harassment. It's anything but glamorous but I'm happy to deal with the BS that comes with the territory. You know why? Because if it weren't for this dog, I wouldn't even be able to leave the house in the first place. And thats the life!
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Update: Crystal seems to have fully recovered. I am 85% sure she was sick because we switched her food. Crystal has been on the same high quality, grain free kibble since she was a puppy. The brand we use has recently come out with a new line of grain free dog food that was supposed to be more cater toward specific nutritional needs of a dog. She got sick a couple days after we had her on it and now that I have stopped giving it to her, she has no more diarrhea and is even trying to play. I will still keep an eye on her though. Thank you to everyone who showed their concern! We are glad to have friends in you all ❀

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The polar bear is not feeling well πŸ˜•She was already pulled from work for an ear infection but yesterday she was pooping all day and seemed to be in some type of pain or agitation. I almost called off work, but like I said I just started the job so I had my boyfriend check on her while I was gone. She seemed to be doing much better last night and is now sleeping this morning. The vet can't see her till next week so I'm just going to watch her and hope she improves. Not having a dog to work for me sucks, but having my sweet girl not feel well sucks even more. I HATE when my baby is not herself πŸ˜• I will update you all later today when she has woken up and I have been able to observe her

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Rattie kisses are the best kisses πŸ’‹
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Update on the babies: They have grown! They just opened their eyes and ears last week and have been crazy little fellas! They are starting to show personalities and are trying to eat solid foods.
#rattiesofinstagram#ratties

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Phew! I finally have a chance to post! Life update: One of the reasons I have been so busy is because I was offered not one, but TWO dream jobs!! I was so elated because things have been dificult for me for a while. A while back I couldn't work at all because of the state of my health. (Anxiety disorders and harmful medication). The first job is as an art instructor for a studio that does art classes!! The other job is in patient care in medical marajuana!! I understand marijuana is still controversial because of how little the general public knows about it. In getting certified to work in the mmj industry, I learned about so many different ways it can help people. The sad thing is, because of the ignorance surrounding mmj, sick people are paying for it. In the patient care class I took there were mostly very sick people were to learn how to take care of themselves because the system failed to make the info available to them. People with MS, diabetes, fibro, cancer, just to name a few. Mmj was one of the ONLY things that made it possible for me to get off my harmful medication. Anyway, I have been busy taking classes and just had a 12 HOUR training shift at the art studio. I had never worked that hard in my life but I loved it. I am waiting for my schedule at the studio to be established before I start applying to jobs in the mmj industry. I know it sounds like I am biting off more than I can chew and I probably am. But I can do this! πŸ’ͺ Crystal will not be working with me at the studio but possibly at my other job depending. I probably won't be able to post as good content as usual, but I will still be posting when I can. Update on the rat babies coming later today!
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Hi all! I apologize if I don't get back to your messages and comments right away. I like to answer as many questions and comments as I can and stay active with my friends accounts as much as possible! We are very busy right now but I'll be back on top of things on this account as soon as I can, Just know I am not ignoring anyone!
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When you hear your mom talking about you to her friends like you not in the room πŸ˜’
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We have quite the rainbow litter! 11 days old πŸ’™πŸ€πŸ’™

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When we reach 2,000 we are going to answer more of your questions! I have gotten a lot more questions since our last Q and A plus I deleted it shortly after I posted it. This time we are going to be thoroughly answering all frequently asked questions in a full length YouTube video that will not be deleted! Additionally, if anyone has or has had any questions, now is your chance to ask! I would have done a Q and A but we didn't get many questions last time. However, I will still answer any additional questions video. You can ask us about training tips, gear, our experience, you name it! You can comment your questions below or you can DM me. All questions I will answer anonymously without mentioning who asked. Thanks for reading, have a beautiful day ☺
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Crystal has gotten so serious about her work. I tried to take her for a walk in the park as an off duty break last week but she wouldn't snap out of her "on duty" demeanor. Then, when a lady started walking next to us and asking questions, Crystal not only ignored her solicitations but actually started walking faster and guiding me away from her πŸ˜… Crystal is a huge people lover so this wasn't nessesarally the norm for her. This behavior was due to my health state at the time most likely. I just think it's cool that dogs sometimes know better than us and they know things we are oblivious to. Based on how C was acting that day (ignoring people when they try to talk to her, not trying to play and sniff, sitting by me in a gaurdian like way) that she just wanted me to go home and rest, so I did. Sometimes the dog knows best πŸ’™πŸΆπŸ’™
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And the babysitting continues πŸ˜… I am still battling some withdraw symptoms from my SSRI's. I had been doing a detox diet for a week so I could get everything out of my system and thos was the only window of time I had before my next class starts. But it ended up being too hard on my body so I'm taking a break this weekend. Crystal's clinginess has gone down, it was too the point where she would cry outside my bedroom door if I had it closed for more than a few seconds. Which was completely out of character because she's not a vocal dog at all. She is still acting like my babysitter though and keeping a close I on me. |
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(Sorry for the background noise, forgot to turn the sound off) It has always amazed me how Crystal adjust her levels of gentleness depending on the creature she's interacting with. Once I fostered a tiny orphaned puppy not much bigger than this rat and Crystal was playing with it in the most gentle way I had ever seen her. I just wanted to share this cuteness with you all πŸ’™ (The rattie in the video is completely comfortable with Crystal and if she wasn't she would simply run away)

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Update! The babies are getting a velvety coat! 8 days old today 😊
#rattiesofinstagram

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Throwback! I am 6 months and 80lbs in this pic. Ah the good old days before I got my extra mastiff skin πŸ˜… (mama says its cute tho)
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#transformationtuesday Top photo: 11 months old, bottom photo: a month ago. Mastiff's grow in hight for the first year and a half then fill out in muscle mass for the next 2 years of their lives. On the top photo Crystal didn't have a fraction of the muscle mass she does now. Mastiffs loose skin makes it dificult to see muscle definition but if you've ever pet one you know how muscular these guys are. I mean, I guess you'd have to be if you were breed to hunt half ton animals πŸ˜…
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Update: Unfortunately we lost one pup πŸ™ The mama had them nestled in a pile but left one in the cold. I have since put a heater in the room so that this didnt happen again. The babies are now showing their color patterns! We have 3 hooded babies (like their daddy) and 3 rex's! (Like their mommy) "rex" means they will have curly fur! I can tell because their whiskers are all wonky like their moms πŸ˜…

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Update: We have 6 males and 4 females! Look at the tiny paws 😍 (The mother is bonded with me and doesn't mind me handling and checking up on them)

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