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I Was Asked to Babysit a Dog

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    Blondie.

    A little over a year after my grandfather died, my grandmother met another man... at his wife's wake (viewing of her body the night before the funeral).  His wife left behind her beloved dog, Blondie. Well, he was a long haul truck driver and often my grandmother would go...
    urbrandofheroin urbrandofheroin 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 1, 2009

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    Only Once

    Dog sat once and it was the first and last time! It was a large German Sheppard and he was oh so sweet. I felt horrid about locking him in his little cage over night so I figured it wouldn't hurt to have him out. Woke up to find the cute little doggie tried to dig to China via my...
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality 36-40, F 3 Responses Jul 1, 2009

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    We Were Also Asked to Babysit a ''dog''

    My son-in-laws mother gave my daughter and her son a little ''pup'' oooh!!! beautiful,. Then after about three months it was!,  "would you and dad look after Shadow (the pups name) for a while"!?  That was eight months ago!. We wouldn't swap him for the world now...
    welshbabe welshbabe 46-50, F 24 Responses Jul 1, 2009

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    And He Left His Mark!

    About two or three years ago the family up the street kid's asked me and my younger sister to watch their dog while they went on Christmas vacation. Being dog lovers we eagerly agreed. My mother was quite un-happy at the idea, considering we already had three dogs of our own to...
    AlmostRemembered AlmostRemembered 16-17, F Oct 13, 2011

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    I Love Dogs

    Let us get this straight from the start, I love dogs. I grew up with dogs, and so did my kids. Our Black Lab was as much a part of my home as were my kids. (and more then my ex-wife) Back in the mid 90's a friend was going of vacation with her girl friend. She had this small...
    rgpc rgpc 66-70, M 3 Responses May 13, 2012

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    Hamsters

    i love ahmsters they make me happy
    hamstasrule1111 hamstasrule1111 13-15 Jul 1, 2009

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    Well this didn't happen that long ago to tell you the truth... This happened a few weeks ago before Easter. I was walking my dog Bell and I was walking pretty far away from home I...
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    TGBman TGBman 22-25, M 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    My dog died a horrible, horrible death and it's killing me. My brother came down to visit for the weekend, it was supposed to be a fun time but it cost me my best friend. My...
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    this weekend we babysitted my niece friday while I was at work my sister called and ask if we could babysit her 6 year old daughter this weekend while she and her husbund was on...
    Morten777 Morten777 26-30, M 1 Response Apr 27

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    rescueme99 rescueme99 41-45 1 Response Apr 9

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    evanflow evanflow 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 26

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    I watched Gremlins for the first time while I was babysitting my niece and nephew. Umm was probably a mistake bc they are terrified of teddy bears now lol.
    Aliceinwonderland87 Aliceinwonderland87 26-30, F Apr 28

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    I'm not sure if there are many contexts this would happen in but it sounds super hot. I went to a ***** club and the bunch of the strippers fondled me, which was crazy hot.
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    yearofthedog2006 yearofthedog2006 26-30, M Apr 15

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    SpongebobIsOver SpongebobIsOver 16-17, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    thatgreyangel thatgreyangel 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 7

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    Reason why I shouldn't babysit lol I love babies but I get bored at times #mustache baby
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    Growing up i was allergic to dofs so my parenrs never let me bave one. So when i married bert and we had our son donnie. The moment my asked me for a dog i got one. His name is...
    AiymaSnikies AiymaSnikies 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 21

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    Summerdogs Summerdogs 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 26

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    LuxThePoet LuxThePoet 41-45, F 1 Response Apr 28

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    supernerd22 supernerd22 16-17, M 1 Response Apr 7

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    Missdrakerss Missdrakerss 18-21, F 5 Responses Apr 14

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