Rusty Update

Rusty 1

Rusty here. A number of you have asked how I am feeling and noticed I have not been in as many pictures.

Rusty 2

My spinal issues flared up and I was having problems with my balance. Through some blood tests, we found out my white blood cell count was way high and my red blood cell count was real low.

Rusty eating

But those results are getting closer to normal (weekly blood tests – yuck) and it must be because of all the peanut butter I have been getting. Sure, I know the humans are putting something in the peanut butter, but, still, it is peanut butter so who can say no? Notice how I even get a special tray so I don’t have to bend over to eat.

Rusty in yard

My balance is much better so I am feeling good enough to get out in our yard.

Rusty high step

See, I can even get my high step going.

Rusty 4

So thanks for all of your good thoughts as I continue to get stronger.


  1. FiveSibesMom on October 18, 2012 at 6:06 pm

    Keep feeling better, Rusty. So sorry to hear you were under the weather. We will start of #pawcircle for you over on our FiveSibes Facebook page so all positive prayers and vibes for continued healing will come your way!

  2. Ice 'n Ayla on October 16, 2012 at 3:30 am

    Siber Woo’s and Husky Hugz from me (Ayla) ‘n Ice, and enjoy your peanut butter — s’posed to be “good for what ails ya”! Gotta see you out checkin’ equipment again soon, Rusty.

  3. KJ Pierson on October 16, 2012 at 12:46 am


  4. Summi's Mummi on October 15, 2012 at 10:49 pm

    YAY RUSTY….so glad to see you feeling better!!

  5. Susan on October 15, 2012 at 9:26 pm

    Krystal the Schneagle and I are so glad you’re feeling better, Rusty!

    (Schneagle: beagle and miniature schnauzer mix)

  6. houndstooth on October 15, 2012 at 7:34 pm

    I’ve been waiting for an update! I’m glad you’re feeling better. Since that peanut butter is so magical, I think you better keep eating it every day. Also, being handfed breakfast in bed isn’t a bad option, either!

  7. 24 Paws of Love on October 15, 2012 at 4:58 pm

    So glad you are feeling and doing better. Nothing like a little extra pb to do the trick. (wink!wink!)

  8. Furbabys on October 15, 2012 at 1:09 pm

    Awwww Rusty we are pawraying for you to get Healthy <3 Were Pawsitive you will be jumping around and playing very soon. Love from Furbabys-Gracie,Harley and Molly

  9. Elmo & Mouse on October 15, 2012 at 12:38 pm

    Glad to hear you are feeling better Rusty. I was starting to wonder if you were alright.

    So happy to see you in the photos once again!

  10. All Things Collie on October 15, 2012 at 12:12 pm

    You are such a gorgeous boy, and your markings are lovely! We are so so happy to hear that you are feeling better! 🙂

  11. The Ao4 on October 15, 2012 at 12:12 pm

    Sending prayers for you, Rusty! HEAL! (Ha roo roo roo.)
    Play bows,

  12. Khyra on October 15, 2012 at 11:22 am

    Go Rusty Go!

    PeeEssWoo: Of khourse, don’t be too khwikhk to let ‘them’ think woo are better – woo need all the special Rusty Khare!

  13. Vivian Kuhn on October 15, 2012 at 10:45 am

    Glad to hear you’re getting better Rusty! Keep eating that peanut butter with the “treat” – you’ll soon be
    back to normal and chasing the rest of the herd.

  14. Suka on October 15, 2012 at 10:21 am

    hey Rusty,

    I am sorry you have been ill but furry glad to read you are healing. I have my paws crossed for you buddy, and sending lots of well wishes your way!

    You look great and it is furry nice to see you up and about. Love your new food tray! Keep enjoying your peanut butter!


  15. Lisa Myers on October 15, 2012 at 9:03 am

    So many hugs coming your way Rusty that you will tip over from all of them! We are very happy to see you are doing better. It makes us sad when you are not hanging with the Herd. Much love to you, Sitka & his mom

  16. Kimberly Parker on October 15, 2012 at 8:57 am

    Rusty Roo! Juneau and Sitka send Siberian hugs and Malamute woos for you to get better soon!

  17. Wild Dingo on October 15, 2012 at 8:18 am

    Oh Roo Roo. Juno sends plenty of soft woos and tail swishes. Peanut butter seems to be a cure for many ailments. isn’t that surprising? should be part of our daily diet. duh. 😉

  18. Carolyn on October 15, 2012 at 8:13 am

    Makes me happy to see a good update for you! Magical peanut butter!

  19. Nancy Bulluck on October 15, 2012 at 5:30 am

    Glad to hear you are on the mend, Rusty!

  20. Khumbu on October 15, 2012 at 3:44 am

    Wooo great to see you are on the mend again fella. Keep up the good work on getting well.

  21. Sam on October 15, 2012 at 2:16 am

    We hope you feel better soon, Rusty!


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