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I Rescued a Dog

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    Odds Against!

    This true recolection takes its beginning with the death of my nine month old whippet puppy Alex. He had been diagnosed with cerebral tumor as well as haemophelia. Both very painful and dibelitating. For Alex┬┤s sake I had to have him put to sleep. With a shattered heart and...
    greydk greydk 46-50, F 3 Responses Jan 30, 2011

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    Daphne

    Daphne was 5 months old when I got her from the ASPCA, she was a quiet dog, very gentle, very loving.  I choose her because she wasn't as hyper as her sister.  I decided that I wanted a dog because my Siamese was getting old, I knew he wouldn't make it...
    evilkittymew evilkittymew 36-40, F 1 Response Feb 1, 2009

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    Me and Sam

    Sam is my 9-yr hybrid coyote whom I rescued from being drowned.  God gave her to me at just the right time!  My mother died in my arms of a massive heart attack suddenly, and God knew I was going to need a companion.  She's my best friend, my life!  I love her...
    coydawg coydawg 46-50 Dec 16, 2008

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    I Saved My Husky But In Reality He Rescued Me.

    Hi my name is Odessa and a year ago I rescued my baby boy sky a husky. I fell in love with since I first saw him . He is just so beautiful and so funny. He has given me so much love and trust me I needed that kind of love. I'm married but it seems my husband doesn't really care...
    katlovesky katlovesky 26-30 1 Response Mar 22, 2012

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    Who Still Buys Puppies From Petstores?

    I love dogs. Through my love I rescue animals that I will not let go to just anyone. I resent puppymills and all who support them. I resent brokers also. I resent breeders who breed for the new designer breed because it brings them more money all the while creating a nightmare of...
    thingsthatmakeusayhumm thingsthatmakeusayhumm 36-40, F 9 Responses Jan 31, 2009

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    My Dog Pepper

    I rescued my dog Pepper back in 2010. She was just this beagle mix bundled up in a cage, scars covering her muzzle. I had finished reading a book called Shiloh, and when I saw her, I begged my mom to save her. She would have been put down the next day! I had to save her! She was...
    Iamawerewolf Iamawerewolf 18-21, F 2 Responses May 20, 2013

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    Not a Shelter Dog, But Still a Rescue.

    Daisy is a puppy, probably part wire haired terrier. She was running along with the big dogs at the apartment complex where my Mom lives and I was afraid she'd get run over, so I took her. She's probably 3 months old, had fleas and a scar on her back. My nephew found...
    desertrat54 desertrat54 51-55, F 3 Responses Sep 4, 2008

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    I Felt Great

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    flourlady111 flourlady111 46-50, F 4 Responses Mar 31, 2009

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    Jack

    I had a black Pomeranian named Jack that I had rescued from a horrible situation. He was kicked like a football (in front of my face!). I told them if they had no more respect for him, I would love to have him...he jumped in my lap as if to say "I'm outta here, this is my new...
    bgyldy bgyldy 41-45 Jun 19, 2012

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    Related Experiences

    I rescued a golden retriever named Heidi. She is more red looking though. I have had her for like two years but she is still shy. The dog is really pretty but pretty annoying. She...
    RedtheEmerald RedtheEmerald 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I could swear this dream happened before, but the first time I was alone. I'd be letting my dogs in from outside and somehow, there would be two of each of my dogs. Then, two lab...
    Jaytalon Jaytalon 13-15, F 4 hrs ago

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    I rescued my yellow lab, Annie, from Venezuela. I had taken a job on a small cargo ship running wood from the Orinoco to the big shipyards in FL. We were loading up the last of...
    Triscuitan Triscuitan 26-30, M 6 days ago

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    I rescued my yellow lab, Annie, from Venezuela. I had taken a job on a small cargo ship running wood from the Orinoco to the big shipyards in FL. We were loading up the last of...
    Triscuitan Triscuitan 26-30, M 6 days 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...
    QueenofdaJungle QueenofdaJungle 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 5

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    His name was Rocky and he was a Labrador cross Border Collie mix. We adopted him from the Nelson, SPCA when I was in Grade 7 but apparently he was originally in Cranbrook. It was...
    Kida07 Kida07 22-25, F Jul 10

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    Give one word best describes my dog.. Thanks..
    ForsakenEarL ForsakenEarL 26-30, M 12 hrs ago

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    This is Kato. My family rescued him from a guy that was going to kill him. He was a stray and was super skinny. He was full if scars and had a weak esophagus. We decided to keep...
    bluegirlie98 bluegirlie98 13-15, F Jul 6

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    Well, I rescued my cat somewhere along the road & decided to pet her. Now, she already turn into a beautiful cat with a very loyal heart lol unlike with other cats who are only...
    Meltzz1812 Meltzz1812 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 23

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    Today I left my boyfriend of over 2 years mostly because of his dog. He is a dog lover and I don't mind them to a certain extent. My boyfriend has had this dog for almost six...
    Ovetit Ovetit 22-25, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Some thoughts on dog training: Dog training can a very touchy subject between people. There are two very different styles of training a dog I have encountered over the years, on...
    Lemartes Lemartes 31-35, M 3 days ago

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    Seriously, I HATE my boyfriends dog. He got his dog from his ex, and no im not jealous of the dog or that he got it from his ex. This dog is ruining our relationship. I recently...
    kimberlyfaith21 kimberlyfaith21 22-25, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    So, I grew up in a very rural area. We would let our dogs out, they would run around the yard, or into the woods, and do their business there. We, of course, would just leave it...
    milehighHeartbreak milehighHeartbreak 31-35, M Jun 28

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    ok i'm a true dog lover.when my daughter was 13 ,her and my older son was home alone .our dog chopper a pit bull age 1 and a couple months was sleeping on my sons lap.we had him...
    jerr90631 jerr90631 51-55, M 6 days ago

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    They're the best companions! Every dog is different!They're always there for you, don't judge you and love you for you!Being a dog groomer given me an experience to work with all...
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 18-21, F Jun 29

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    I have had at least one dog most of my life. I have worked with dogs a lot in my professional life. I share my home with two dogs right now ( I would never say I own them, as it's...
    RaverFan RaverFan 41-45 2 Responses Jul 2

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    My family said it wasn't my fault. The vet said it was a respiratory infection. But I cannot get over the grief and guilt feeling it was completely my fault. I was doing sit-ups...
    candy2099 candy2099 31-35, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Dogs are truly our best friends. If you have ever had a dog big or small, mutt or pure bred, old or young, you know how a dog loves unconditionally -> "A dog is the only thing on...
    AMB97 AMB97 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 7

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    I used to be totally fascinated by all types of dog training. I even went to a sheepdog trial because I loved Border Collies. I trained my own dog in agility and really wanted to...
    Ceallsach Ceallsach 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    Some of you ladies in general have worse stories than I. My hatred for dogs stems back and has just been building over the years. My sons face was attacked when he was only 3 years...
    sarsmassi sarsmassi 26-30, F Jun 29

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    I have been fortunate to have dogs as pets since 5th grade in School. Here I am sharing Brutus the Lhasa Apso we lost last year. and Ringo-III, was a black Lab which we lost...
    Shinesaathlove Shinesaathlove 46-50, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I enjoy the company of having animals around, especially dogs. They bring joy to my family. I got my first dog when I was around 3. He was a Dalmatian mix. He was a wild and...
    animallover729 animallover729 22-25, F Jun 24

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    So loyal, so adorable. Dogs are the best. I have a german Sheperd Dog called Rusty. I do so much with him and I feel so save with him by my side. I know no matter what happens or...
    Jennyred Jennyred 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 10

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    I have a mixed breed dog is my companion for nine years and have always loved it and I love dogs and my mom decided to give me one :) characteristics: it is a dog of medium size...
    ferrer95 ferrer95 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 26

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    So i am entirely convinced my dog understands every word im saying, and also now that he is a smartass. I spilled tea in my room and he came in to see what happened, and i was like...
    peaceinmiles peaceinmiles 16-17, F 2 Responses Jun 28

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    I really wanted a pet dog for so long it's honestly hard to take care of a dog. Right now I'm taking care of my grandmas dog and I thought it would be easy and a lot of fun but it...
    staciebenson520 staciebenson520 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 30

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    I love dogs and other animals period. Lol I'm an animal lover. I have two dogs, a 4 yr old English cocker spaniel named Buddy and a 2 yr old yorkie poo named Apollo. I love walking...
    BayouBeauty09 BayouBeauty09 22-25, F Jul 4

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    Love dogs! I have had 3 dogs in my lifetime and loved all 3. I like that they love to interact for the most part with humans and that they seem to really seek human approval and...
    gladiatorfan gladiatorfan 46-50, M 2 Responses Jul 7

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    Honestly i'd rather spend the day with my dog than with most people, a friend of mine had a girlfriend who literally told him its me or the dog... He said pack your **** haha i...
    HowLongWillWeBeWaiting HowLongWillWeBeWaiting 22-25, M a week ago

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    I loved my pitbull Roxy soo much it hurt, now that she's gone I feel so empty and desolate, why oh why can't dogs live longer. Dogs r the truest most loyal souls in the world. They...
    burnout77 burnout77 16-17, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    I love my wife very much. I can do everything for my goddess wife. She always treat me like her slave and humilate me infront of others but I love her style and attitude. My...
    wifeslaveritesh wifeslaveritesh 26-30, M 5 days ago

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    I love my dog. She's 13. Springer spaniel. Had her since I was 8. I've grown up with her. She's the love of my life. She sleeps in my bed. She snuggles me. We spoon. I feed her the...
    leo1292 leo1292 18-21, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I went to a dog park when i was younger with my dad, sister and dog(of course). There was a brown poodle and apparently it had an attraction to kids and the owners didn't tell...
    ContagiousBrunette ContagiousBrunette 13-15, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I think my dog, actually my sister's dog has a crush on Maggy, the girl dog neighbor. He loves to watch her walk past the house. He starts barking. And he's not neutered, so we...
    KiannaJ KiannaJ 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    Well I should say had a dog but in my eyes he's always going to be my dog and I love him think he was my first true love That dog was my life and I miss him so much il never forget...
    Lolbeansarefun Lolbeansarefun 13-15, M 4 days ago

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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...
    sophisticated26 sophisticated26 18-21 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I was out walking with my nine year old niece who happens to be terrified of dogs. There was a medium sized cattle dog who had broken free of his owner and charged us. I stepped...
    raylynn24 raylynn24 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 23

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