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A Puppy’s 12 Days of Christmas by Elise Lewis 1997 Part 3 of 4


December 15, 2012
steve

On the seventh day of Christmas my puppy gave to me Seven scraps of wrapping paper Six yards of soggy ribbon Five chewed-up stockings Four broken window candles Three punctured ornaments Two leaking bubble lights And the Santa topper from the Christmas tree. On the eighth day of Christmas my puppy gave to me Eight [...]

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A Puppy’s Christmas


December 10, 2012
steve

A Puppy’s Christmas It’s the day before Christmas And all through the house The puppies are squeaking An old rubber mouse.  The wreath which had merrily Hung on the door Is scattered in pieces All over the floor. The stockings that hung In a neat little row Now boast a hole in Each one of [...]

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Famous Poets on Dogs


October 8, 2012
steve

Dog Poetry Inscription on the Monument of a Newfoundland Dog Near this spot are deposited the remains of one who possessed Beauty without Vanity, Strength without Insolence, Courage without Ferocity, and all the Virtues of Man, without his Vices. This Praise, which would be unmeaning Flattery if inscribed over human ashes is but a just [...]

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Super Dogs


July 12, 2010
Sandor Fagyal

How often do we stop to admire the unique qualities of our dogs? On the one hand, they are completely loyal to us and on the other, they put up with all our faults. In the modern day world, the qualities of our dogs are to be greatly admired, and perhaps we can learn something [...]

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When puppies are taken


July 12, 2010
Sandor Fagyal

It’s not often that we mourn over a puppy. Sure, when a whole lot of them are born together, it’s not unusual for there to be a few fatalities. But what really hurts us is when an accident or disease claims the life of a young pup who has been with us for a while. [...]

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The qualities of a dog


July 12, 2010
Sandor Fagyal

The more one lives with dogs, the more one realizes their amazing qualities. Qualities, which if possessed by a human would raise them to dizzying heights. As Lord Byron recites in the following poem, such praise if bestowed on a human would have to be flattery, but when bestowed on a dog are fair tribute. [...]

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The Sniffing Basset Hound


July 12, 2010
Sandor Fagyal

The Basset Hound has an amazing sense of smell. Second only the Blood Hound in this regard, they were initially bred for hunting Rabbits. Their long ears are often the subject of much comment! Their noses mean that they respond exceptionally well to all promises of food while training. Here is a poem about their [...]

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The Unchanging Memory


July 12, 2010
Sandor Fagyal

As our dogs grow older, we realize that our current comfort with them is but a passing time. Does that mean that it’s less real? Not at all. Only we who have had dogs know the value of that time spent with our friends. As Townsend says in this poem below, we live in a [...]

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The Guardian Angel of Pets


July 12, 2010
Sandor Fagyal

If we believe in angels and that each person has a guardian angel, what do you think of an angel for our dogs too? One that takes our dogs with them after they leave earth. Remember your dog when she was young, and used to have unbounded energy? When she used to always want to [...]

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