Bristol Steele: Foster Dog

Bristol Steele arrived in August of 2015

He is a Pit Bull.

He was a good boy who’d had a hard time.  Once he was healed he was sent off through Steele Away Home.

These articles mention Bristol.  All other details have been lost in moving this web site around.

Canine Pneumonia and Heartworm

Originally published November 18, 2015 Bristol has canine pneumonia. He started coughing on Sunday, by Monday morning it was a continuous thing if he got active at all. A deep, rattly cough that ended with an ejection of phlegm. No blood (thankfully), so an embolism is not indicated. I contacted our Vet Tech, Alicia. Because […]

Samson Steele: Notes on a foster dog

Samson has had a pretty good life, except for having been discarded twice. Now he’s a Steele dog and we hope to find him a forever home. Last updated: Oct 19, 2018 Base Info: Arrival date: Oct 13, 2018 Breed: Staffordshire Bull Terrier Sex: Male Age: Young, Adult, Mature, Senior Weight: @ 58 Pounds Spay/Neutered: […]

Pit Bulls We Loved Before They Were Feared

According to, Jodi Preis of Bless the Bullys, a non-profit rescue and education effort in Tennessee, introduced the idea of National Pit Bull Awareness Day in 2007 and it took off like wildfire. Now, the entire month of October is known as National Pit Bull Awareness Month, while devotees of pit bulls recognize October […]

The Three Pooches and NASCAR

Our Peoples are into NASCAR racing. They used to go away and watch a race live once in a while, but we convinced them that they need to stay here with us and watch it on the picture box instead. We like racing nights too – because on racing nights we get special chew treats […]

Kathy: Immiticide Day One

Two weeks ago Kathy got the first step in her heart worm treatment: Heartguard an oral medication that kills the baby heart worms in her bloodstream. The Doc also put her on Prednisone at that time. This morning HairyFace dropped Kathy off at the shelter to get her first Immiticide shot. She’ll get her second […]

A Chilly Monday Morning

It’s Monday. That means the weekend fun is over and a new work week has begun. Last night HairyFace and NiceLady watched a race, as they often do on Sunday evening, we all ate in the living room and after dinner Blondie and I got special Sunday Treats. This time we got knotty bones. We […]

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Piney Mountain Foster Care is a small, all volunteer, non-profit kennel facility located on 4 acres of mountainside property in Edwina Tennessee. We got our start in 2012 by caring for dogs going through heartworm treatment.  We still do this and other medical care.  We also work with dogs with behavioral issues.  But we are […]

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