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I Relate to and Love Dogs

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 132 People

    Dakota

    I am getting my dog tomorrow. She was picked up in the parking lot of a fast-kill (think Auschwitz) shelter in NC as her owners were dropping her off. I told someone recently that I feel a little like, if I rescue her, maybe I can rescue myself a little too...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Mar 6, 2009

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    I Thought I Could Do It

    I thought I could manage without a dog in my life. I am having withdrawal though. I spend so much time alone these days and I miss the companionship that only a dog can provide for me. Like most dog lovers I am convinced that I can communicate with them on...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Feb 28, 2009

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    Vegetarian Dog

       Several years ago I met a young couple who were vegan. She belly danced & he was a construction worker. They also had 5 dogs, father dog- 4 full grown pups- and 1 cat, while living in a 5th wheel. Loving & caring they were just abit crowded. So...
    sdflf sdflf 46-50, F 1 Response Jun 24, 2009

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    Its Awsome

    according to my wife that the dogs and i eat the same so they are def my kids
    wotaloser wotaloser 36-40, M Jun 26, 2011

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    Dinner Time!

    I was just surfing the internet, and came upon a family diner that i would love to visit!  I hear the kibble is awesome! 
    MichaelDuMaine MichaelDuMaine 36-40, M Sep 23, 2011

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    Greyhounds Galore!

    Having dogs is one thing. Having sight hounds is quite another.Sourounded by royalty every day is a wonderful new experience. I am blessed with three ex-racing greyhounds and one whippet. Two of mine are hands on rescues the others were more fortunate. I was offered one of them...
    greydk greydk 46-50, F 2 Responses Oct 18, 2011

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    Related Experiences

    My dog is so great. Stella is her name. She is likely a pitbull, but she might have something else mixed in. I don't really know. I got her from an animal shelter, back in 2010...
    milehighHeartbreak milehighHeartbreak 31-35, M 2 Responses Oct 8

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    I want to share a link for those who want to make a difference for the most misunderstood and abused breed of dog, The AMERICAN PIT BULL TERRIER-The American Pit Bull Terrier is...
    rescueme99 rescueme99 41-45, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    ,I can't have a dog where I live I want one so bad. But where I work sometimes we do drug trials for medicine that helps animal like dogs and cats and sometimes birds. When we do...
    buzzed90 buzzed90 22-25, M Oct 10

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    I love my dog Jessi. She's s chihuahua I rescued. She was 2 months old, found in freeway with her brother and he didn't make it sadly. So they brought her to our rescue center...
    vanessamoomoo vanessamoomoo 22-25, F 3 Responses Oct 4

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    Aren't dogs just the greatest?? My son showed me this video and I think it's pretty incredible, so I thought I'd share it!
    shellseagirl shellseagirl 41-45, F Sep 26

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    What kind of dog or dogs do you have
    2PrincessGirlsPonyTails24 2PrincessGirlsPonyTails24 46-50, F 6 Responses Sep 28

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    When u can see a stray dogs try feed them , even if is not a lot but at least u can fill up one or few of their tummies In a day .
    KoalaLuis KoalaLuis 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 8

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    It never ever occurred to me that I could learn life skills from a dog. Particularly practising presence. They're always in the moment. If they're tired, they nap. If they're...
    dafunkofamadhatter dafunkofamadhatter 26-30, M 2 Responses Sep 29

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    Aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaahhhhhhhhhhhhhh!!!!!!!!! Manda got us a husky pup fo freeeeeeeee!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Lol Karizma named him cow dog.,meh.,
    Tigerlily53 Tigerlily53 18-21, F Oct 6

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    Is cow dog. Lol oh god please shoot me. Finally get a husky and it gets named cow dog?! Lol
    Tigerlily53 Tigerlily53 18-21, F Oct 6

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    I have a dog, named Slot. My dog is like my child.
    ranuga ranuga 22-25, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    I have two of the best mutts ever!!
    ThistleAndWeeds ThistleAndWeeds 31-35, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I love dogs but my 2 dogs past life in a car accident after they escaped from home they killed on highway one after one in front my eyes it happen Friday afternoon 3/10/2014 I will...
    melina6807 melina6807 46-50, F 4 Responses Oct 5

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    I love dogs so much! They are so loyal.
    Thescriptlover Thescriptlover 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 27

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    I just love dogs. I am clearly a dog person. :)
    ToriQueen097 ToriQueen097 26-30, M 2 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    I'm looking after my sons dog while he's away. Nothing she loves more than walking right by your side. Anytime she's home. If she hears human voices near the house she's right...
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M 5 hrs ago

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    This happened in 2011 so about 3 years ago. My dad, my sister and I lived together in an apartment. We had two GORGEOUS dogs (one white, one black) and a cat. The black one was...
    Marries Marries 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 2

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    I love stray dogs and animals Some of you may not have stray dogs in your countries. When I travel, I take some extra food with me for stray dogs (and other animals). Family dogs...
    NatureTraveller NatureTraveller 41-45, M Oct 11

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    For awhile when I was younger I would volunteer to an animal shelter so when classes opened to learn how to start training dogs at home I took it immediately. I started training...
    Plungeintoadream Plungeintoadream 18-21, F Sep 30

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    It really irritates me when people claim these dogs need rid of, I have a Staffordshire Bull Terrier and a Staffordshire Bull Terrier/Jack Russell and not once have they ever hurt...
    13Selene13 13Selene13 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 11

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    Well dogs don't stab you in the back Dogs don't gossip about you Dogs don't care about how you look And dogs are so selflessly loving, unlike humans who for the most part, use you...
    CanYouHearTheSilence CanYouHearTheSilence 13-15, F 5 days ago

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    I have completed school and the examinations required to be a certified veterinary technician (CVT). I worked at many animal shelters in Texas while I was in school and there are...
    maybeIshouldnt maybeIshouldnt 22-25, F Sep 23

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    I was raised as a toddler with 4 dogs around me and grew up as a seven year old with 7 dogs 😂 It's not the same since all of them slowly died 😞 I love all the dogs who got...
    acitythatneverwakesup acitythatneverwakesup 16-17, F Sep 27

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    i think its so much fun to listen to my dog bark in her sleep and how she "runs"... It makes me really feel like there has to be a lot of intelligence in there, because not only...
    milehighHeartbreak milehighHeartbreak 31-35, M 2 Responses Oct 11

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    A dog lover, whose dog was a female and 'in heat,' agreed to look after and house her neighbor's male dog while he was away on vacation. She had a large house and believed that she...
    Rusham Rusham 66-70, M 2 days ago

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    I love animals but my favourite is dogs. I love how loyal and understanding they are. I don't know what I would do on a world without dogs. They are so cute!!!!!
    AngelPets101 AngelPets101 13-15, F 9 hrs ago

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    I'm a volunteer at my local animal shelter, and today I was socializing dogs, which involves taking them out for a walk and teaching them some behavioral basics. I work with a lot...
    d0vahkiin d0vahkiin 16-17, F 7 Responses Sep 25

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    Whenever I am sad,y dogs never fail to cheer me up. I love my dogs :)
    iambacknow iambacknow 22-25, F Oct 8

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    I'm glad those street dogs and my dog loved the homemade food . I tried feeding stray whenever I can , Is sad that whenever I feed the stray people in cars or motorbike ,start...
    KoalaLuis KoalaLuis 22-25, F Oct 9

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    I am an really big lover of animals. I am mostly a dog kind of guy. I love the big powerful breeds who can almost knock you over when roughhousing. I love to wrestle with them and...
    Crazycoral84 Crazycoral84 26-30, M 4 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    I love my dog he is my ride to die he's been there through my hardships and has traveled everywhere he is the best travel buddy he protects me and he is amazing... Some ladies kid...
    missyluvslilies missyluvslilies 26-30, F 2 Responses Sep 25

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    They are the only living thing that will love you no matter what:) I love pulling up the drive way seeing my dogs run up waging their tails like crazy xD
    ElChaparro ElChaparro 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 30

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    When I was little I didn't have many friends so my parents wanted to give me someone to talk to and be with. They got me a puppy who was 5 months old. I named her Scrappy. She was...
    Plungeintoadream Plungeintoadream 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 1

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    I love being a dog sitter! Only been doing it for 3 weeks and have had dogs these 3 past weekends. Right now I have a little mutt what you would call adorably ugly, you know ugly...
    AbnormalNormal AbnormalNormal 41-45, F 5 Responses Oct 4

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    I have had several dogs in my time, my favorite though was a rescued Staffordshire Bull Terrier I named "Mitz". It was used as a fighter by its previous owners and had its tail...
    ultimatehacker ultimatehacker 26-30, M 1 Response Oct 9

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    I think this would be the best place to post this. I can't be the only math-phetishist (stupid censor system) on EP. There are a few others, but they're very sparse, from what I've...
    MathematicallyMindedFractal MathematicallyMindedFractal 16-17, F 4 Responses Oct 10

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    I read that there are 3 stages of love. First is attraction, second is passion and third is commitment. I have been attracted passionately to a man that I was committed to. In...
    GoodLyndi GoodLyndi 41-45 1 day ago

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    I want to share a link for those who want to make a difference for the most misunderstood and abused breed of dog, The AMERICAN PIT BULL TERRIER-The American Pit Bull Terrier is...
    rescueme99 rescueme99 41-45, F 23 hrs ago

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    I want to share a link for those who want to make a difference for the most misunderstood and abused breed of dog, The AMERICAN PIT BULL TERRIER-The American Pit Bull Terrier is...
    rescueme99 rescueme99 41-45, F 23 hrs ago

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    I think they are for some people. I know for a fact that my dog is my best friend, Christ, he's my family. I love him and i know other people feel the same about their dogs. Others...
    wedgieshurtalot wedgieshurtalot 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 25

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    When I have a bad day or whatever, no matter how many times I would get mad at my dogs they're still there for me no matter what. I love them.
    MaryJay712 MaryJay712 16-17, F Sep 30

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