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Old 10-18-2010, 01:34 AM   #1 (permalink)
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A Pet's Ten Commandments

1. My life is likely to last 10 to 15 years. Any separation from you is likely to be painful.

2. Give me time to understand what you want of me.

3. Place your trust in me. It is crucial for my well-being.

4. Don't be angry with me for long and don't lock me up as punishment. You have your work, your friends, your entertainment, but I only have you.

5. Talk to me. Even if I don't understand your words, I do understand your voice when speaking to me.

6. Be aware that however you treat me, I will never forget it.

7. Before you hit me, remember that I could hurt you, and yet I choose not to bite you.

8. Before you scold me for being lazy or uncooperative, ask yourself if something might be bothering me. Perhaps I'm not getting the right food, I have been in the sun too long, or my heart might be getting old or weak.

9. Please take care of me when I grow old. You too, will grow old.

10. On the ultimate difficult journey, go with me please. Never say you can't bear to watch. Don't make me face this alone. Everything is easier for me if you are there, because I love you so.

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Old 01-31-2011, 06:25 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Beautiful. Sigh.
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Old 01-31-2011, 08:37 AM   #3 (permalink)
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That is just wonderful! Thanks for sharing!
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Old 01-31-2011, 12:57 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Well said. Very nice.
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Old 01-31-2011, 02:40 PM   #5 (permalink)
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# 5 Makes me feel like less of a crazy person for talking to Dillon all the time like he's a person
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Old 01-31-2011, 05:22 PM   #6 (permalink)
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That is so so true and I am so glad it has been written for folks to read
I talk to Buddy more then I talk to myself

here he is at 8 weeks young and then at 1 year old
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Old 01-31-2011, 05:28 PM   #7 (permalink)
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Beautiful! I love this! So true!
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Old 01-31-2011, 07:09 PM   #8 (permalink)
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It would be great if every dog owner followed these commandments.
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Old 01-31-2011, 08:33 PM   #9 (permalink)
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Reading that makes me so sad because so many people in this world do just the opposite. My pups are part of my family and I could never imagine treating them poorly.

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Old 01-31-2011, 09:30 PM   #10 (permalink)
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Very nice, thanks for sharing it with us.
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