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I Have a Dog

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    He stole a potato from me

    and planted it in my garden. I now have a random potato plant in my flower garden!
    AddyAddyAddy AddyAddyAddy 22-25, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    He's my best friend :').

    Amazing how dogs understand you
    LikeAPrayer LikeAPrayer 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 1

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    No matter how tough of a day I've had our dog

    is always at the door to greet me, tail wagging and jumping around kind of excited. Isn't unconditional love grand?
    LivefortheWeekend LivefortheWeekend 46-50, M 8 Responses May 28

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    I Prefer My Dog to My Husband

    My sweet understanding dog, always listens, never bites. It's not that I wish my husband followed me around the house, hoping that I would drop a bread crust on the floor. But every once in a while, boy would it be nice to just lean on him, tell him how much my day sucked, and...
    acheyknees acheyknees 31-35, F 9 Responses Apr 18, 2007

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    This Could Only Happen To Me

    My son calls this "the funniest thing he will ever see in his whole life". Of course, it is something stupid I did. My 2-yr old, 100 lb "puppy" has developed a nasty habit of running between people's legs as they descend the stairs from our second floor to the first floor. He...
    geetar39 geetar39 46-50, M 44 Responses Oct 13, 2012

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    My dog passed away today

    and I've had her for almost 10 years. I can honestly say I've never been this broken hearted. Ive dealt with the death of my father when I was a child but this is kind of different. Idk what to do everything I do around my house results in me crying because everywhere I went my...
    Heathhh95 Heathhh95 18-21, F 11 Responses Dec 24, 2013

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    I have 3 dogs a German Shepard

    who I think is slightly tarded because her brain fried during a serious fever when she had parvo, an old border collie mix with hip issues, and a prima doña poodle mix who has a magnetic attraction to fox tails but I love them a lot :)
    sg1989 sg1989 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 13

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    OMG STELLA!!!! NOOOOOOO!

    !! She just REALLY ruined that walk for me! We have been stopping at this abandoned house for a few days now. It has a completely fenced in back yard, and some homeless person broke the fence - so it's easy enough to walk though. Since there aren't any signs saying Posted or...
    milehighHeartbreak milehighHeartbreak 31-35, M 1 Response Jul 14

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    2 Dogs

    I have 2 dogs. They both are so sweet and loveable! I love them to death. In the morning the will lick you to show there love for you. The will sit on your lap sometimes and or lay next to you.they will try to get love from you all the time. My dogs will also try to get you to...
    sexygirl1536 sexygirl1536 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 6, 2013

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    I have 9 Saint Bernards,

    but out of all of them, only one is truly mine. I named him after my favorite actor, Sam Elliot. Ii remember picking him up from the airport and as soon as I saw him, I fell in love. Eli is not just a dog to me. He saved my life. I was in a horrible relationship and I felt so...
    Stringcheese Stringcheese 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 19

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    And right now she's being an obnoxious brat

    that won't go to bed. I wouldn't care but my dad is a jerk who freaks out at any kind of noise. So then he yells at me when I can do absolutely nothing about her barking. And then he says to let her out of her kennel, which is just a reinforcer and teaches her that she should...
    PinkMellow PinkMellow 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    The Hot Dog Test And Some Sappy Stuff

    Well my puppy graduated from puppy training class. He is a golden retriever. If any of you have one you know how crazy mad they are about food. His final test was kinda simple but, of all the dogs in the class, mine was going to have the toughest time. The instructor came over...
    geetar39 geetar39 46-50, M 21 Responses Mar 3, 2011

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    Door bells should be made illegal in

    commercials......Pet owners know what I’m talking about.......
    LoneRider72 LoneRider72 36-40, M 9 Responses Jun 20

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    I have two dogs. I have a Morky (Maltese

    and yorkie mix). She is a sweetheart, so friendly. And a pure chihuahua. He is timid but very loving. I had a large, 85lb German shepherd, husky, lab mix. She was an amazing dog; she was my first dog. We got her when she was a few weeks old when I was 9. She lived a nice long...
    Mrmysterio13 Mrmysterio13 22-25, M 4 Responses Dec 22, 2013

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    I love my dog more than most things,

    almost anything I think! He is amazing, and better than anyone I know! He is called alfred. But hes not well :(
    JennyMason2 JennyMason2 13-15, F 3 Responses Jul 12

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    Words From a New Dog Owner

    I adopted a dog last week and boy, I never knew how much of a sloth I had become. I live in a condo in an urban area, so I don't have the luxury of letting my dog run outside in a yard whenever she wants. I've got to strap on a leash and walk her to the nearest park... about 4...
    jercesimpson jercesimpson 46-50 35 Responses Jun 9, 2008

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    I learned today that it was very hard to put a

    band aid on a very happy wagging tail..although i don't know how he is still happy after he has a nasty scab on it ! Gotta love dogs ❤️❤️
    7lee7 7lee7 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 8

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    His name is Rico. He's a Pomeranian.

    I ❤️ him a lot I miss him. He's in New York with my dad and I'm in Virginia with my mom
    jamorah jamorah 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 12

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    I had this dog for some years now,

    we got him after my sister became pregnant but since she was so young my parents did not let her cintinue her pregnancy instead they bought her a dog which soon became the family dog. He cuddles when it storms and so happy to see us when we come home from work/school. He was a...
    sophisticated26 sophisticated26 18-21 1 Response 6 days ago

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    jinnyjaney jinnyjaney 22-25, F 6 Responses Apr 9

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    I have a dog, it's a newfoundland cross!

    I love him to bits but he's not well at the moment :-(
    JennyMason JennyMason 13-15, F 4 Responses Jul 12

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    I just got a shih tzu

    and I already have a poodle. Now there's two special boys in my life ;)
    LikeAPrayer LikeAPrayer 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 13

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    AddyAddyAddy AddyAddyAddy 22-25, F 6 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    I was walking my dog today he's a yorkie cross,

    I needed to get something in asda so thought I'd quickly pop in to buy it, I left my dog tied up outside he sat down waiting for me, next I hear the lady on the microphone saying that a small dog was running around the store and the security man had hold of him. He had bitten...
    ShazzaR24 ShazzaR24 31-35, F 3 Responses Jan 8

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    azarcanelo azarcanelo 13-15, M 2 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    Lol I have not two but SIX dogs.

    They're all Chihuahua. 2 out of the 6 are pure breed. They are also dogs I've rescued. :) Well almost all of them except 2. They're my babies! The newest member to our family is Shaggy. I call him my baby brother since my mom adopted him a year ago. His previous owners wanted...
    XxTinyBearxX XxTinyBearxX 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 5

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    I have two a pug and a German Shepard golden

    retriever mix. The pug, dexter is two or three and the German Shepard retriever mix, Austin is 8 or 9.
    LoganAdele LoganAdele 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 13

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    My dog is a Chihuahua/Doberman mix.

    How that mix happened I'll never know haha.
    Yooper117 Yooper117 16-17, M 10 Responses Jul 12

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    I love my dog to death.

    His name is Lucky and he gets on my nerves so much but I can never stay mad at him.
    Yooper117 Yooper117 16-17, M 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    kevenSD kevenSD 16-17, M 3 Responses May 26

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    I Have A Dog

    I have 2 dogs that I use for work as I am a k9 security officer I love my dogs and treat then like they are human they are very loyal and loving towards me if anyone was to hurt me or try to hurt me at work they would definitely bite the person
    Barraman Barraman 46-50, M 6 Responses Apr 9, 2013

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    LikeAPrayer LikeAPrayer 18-21, F 6 Responses Apr 25

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    His name is Duke he is an Asian pit bull he is

    the best dog ever its awesome because he is so big and he thinks he is little so he will go sit on your lap and he also thinks he is a human he tries to take up the whole bed and use the pillow and stretches out and takes the blankets. Duke is amazing best dog i ever had!
    lbell416 lbell416 13-15, M 3 Responses Jun 8

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    I probably love my dog too much.

    He's a one-year-old bluenose APBT, and he's probably too smart for his own good. I get a lot of dirty looks from people when I walk him (usually from the people with their little ankle-biters) and it bothers me that people are stupid and think that Pitbulls are bloodthirsty...
    jledoux0690 jledoux0690 18-21, M 8 Responses 4 days ago

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    Everytime I get up in the morning my dog will

    take my spot and lay his head on my pillow instead and it takes him forever to get up lol
    7lee7 7lee7 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 8

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    My Dog Saved My Life

    Wyatt is a medium sized dog.  He is a black and white mixed breed.  I adopted him from a shelter when he was a puppy.  Groomers and vets have told me they suspect he is part schnauzer and part terrier.  He loves to eat any kind of food that comes from a noisy...
    TexasGirlieGirl TexasGirlieGirl 26-30, F 103 Responses Feb 23, 2007

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    Been awhile since I have posted

    but I had to put my buddy of 15 years down last week. Was one of the hardest things I have ever done. I have had over 70 dogs in my life but had this one the longest. My son was 6 mo. old when I got him and doesn't remember a time when he wasn't there. N he went every where I...
    hawkeye67 hawkeye67 46-50, M 4 Responses Jul 13

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    I have two dogs both mutts.

    Ones a boy and ones a girl. Mocha and Axel. They are so cute😊 they can it live without each other
    emmataylorr emmataylorr 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 3

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    His name is migalha and is one my best friends.

    It's incredible how an animal who dont speak can help us so much
    monicafixe monicafixe 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I have a 2 year old mini foxie cross chihuahua.

    He is always full of energy and never listens to my instructions.
    christinaL6 christinaL6 13-15, F 3 mins ago

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    You Can't Make This Stuff Up

    You just can't make this stuff up. The other day my wife had gotten a bit "fancied up" to go out and have lunch with several other retired teachers when she decided she'd feed the dogs before she left. Next thing I hear is, "Damn", and I look up and see her standing in the...
    ChipmunkErnie ChipmunkErnie 61-65, M 13 Responses Aug 16, 2012

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    I have 4 months old pomeranian.

    .... and he is quite naughty.... he never listen to me.... I don't understand how to train him...
    hrtbeat hrtbeat 26-30 1 Response 11 mins ago

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    My husband and I rescued a German Shepherd mix

    about 6 months ago. She's now 11 months old and 55 pounds of adorable loving energy. I wasn't sure about us getting a dog that soon as we had just got our own place so finances were on my mind. Thankfully we could make it work so we drove an hour away to pick her up. She was...
    SomniumProeliator SomniumProeliator 22-25, F 9 Responses May 28

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    My Puppy

    Here is a pic of my dog, when he was a puppy. I loved having him like that.
    melican10 melican10 18-21, F 28 Responses Nov 30, 2012

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    She's a tiny Chihuahua named Honey.

    I love her so much but god she can be annoying lol She barks at everything and starts crying if you leave the room for a second or if she doesn't see you in the room. But I feel bad for her because she's crippled and I guess she cries so much because she's scared and hates being...
    SilverXJzargo SilverXJzargo 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 12

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    More than most people.

    I have two of the smartest and most loyal pooches you'll ever meet. One is my alert dog and the other one is just my baby, though he has learned a lot from my working girl and helps out so much around the house. I would be lost without them.
    saltloveandlight saltloveandlight 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 1

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    I'm trying to keep it together

    as she will probably be put down later this week. My best friend, unconditional love. Coming down from my meds isn't helping me with this situation either. I love animals, but can't get another, as I can't bear to go through this again.
    pieceofmind127 pieceofmind127 36-40, F 14 Responses Jun 9

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    My Best Friend Twinkie ❤

    It had been one year since my dad had died and on his birthday my family and I decided to go to the shelter to get me a dog. I was excited because I've always loved dogs and couldn't wait to see what was going to happen. I walked down all the rows looking at each dog trying to...
    Hamyamyak Hamyamyak 18-21, F 22 Responses Nov 21, 2013

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    I've had pitbulls my whole life,

    never once been bitten or attacked. I know the breed can be violent, but so can any breed. My cousins pit was attacked and killed by a golden retriever, but no one ever thinks about it being the other way around. Pitbulls are powerful, and if you're not prepared to train it...
    jledoux0690 jledoux0690 18-21, M 6 Responses Apr 12

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    My dog tucker is a Golden Retriever

    and he has always loved me since I got him as a pup. He is a great dog and very smart but loves to steal some socks.
    pizzaboy213 pizzaboy213 18-21, M 3 Responses Feb 7

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    Today I bought my dog four brown

    and white booties. It was so cute when I put them on her (though she may not like me now). I ran and she followed my with her tongue hanging out and she was SMILING! Yes my dog smiles all the time but this one was like a cheshire cat grin. She sounded like a horse with the...
    Katalynn17 Katalynn17 13-15, F Jul 10

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    ✏️ If he doesn't want me to tickle his

    little paw pads, he shouldn't leave them out. :)
    andthislittlepiggy andthislittlepiggy 36-40, F 4 Responses Jul 2

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    This is my Jack Russell Terrier,

    Stella. She's amazing in every single way LOL<3 I really hope to one day have a Pit Bull, I love them sosososo much!
    ravenrewind ravenrewind 13-15, F 6 Responses Jun 19

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    Omg experience fam I just taught my dog his

    left from his right paw lmaoo
    7lee7 7lee7 16-17, F