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I Was Asked to Babysit a Dog

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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 70+, M 3 Responses May 13, 2012

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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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    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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    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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    Hamsters

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

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    I have a lot of dogs. We have had 4 dogs and one cat die this year. My first dog that died was due to complications from surgery. My second dog was the alpha, and once he died all...
    1oreo1 1oreo1 13-15, M 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    There are no real nasty dogs. A dog isn't born to be nasty thay can be bread that way or thay are trained or badly abused, it's not the dogs it's what people do to them. I've lived...
    chockywhockydoda chockywhockydoda 51-55, F 3 Responses 17 hrs ago

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    My mom took me out of daycare at 8 yrs old, and found a babysitter to save on money. The women down the street agreed to watch me. She was 25 yrs old and had a child of her own...
    Indiapers43 Indiapers43 41-45, M 23 hrs ago

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    This happen when i was 12 mom had something to do with some friends from work and mom ask me to look after my 5 year old Sister when it was time for her to go to bed she threw a...
    Morten777 Morten777 26-30, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I currently have 2 dogs and they are like part of the family. when I was younger we had 2 dogs as well but after their passing we took some time before deciding to bring new ones...
    sammy0289 sammy0289 26-30, F 2 days ago

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    Babysitting went very well.Kids were great and I'm getting my sleeping under control.
    MusicLover4Eternity MusicLover4Eternity 13-15, F 2 days ago

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    Should I allow my baby sitter to spank my son who is five. I spank him. But he never takes his babysitter seriously. We know are babysitter well she goes to our church. And...
    jessy30 jessy30 26-30 7 Responses 4 days ago

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    Once upon a time there was a girl who needed a friend. She looked high and low for the perfect companion until one day he caught her eye. He was just a sweet little boy who had...
    pinkstarburst pinkstarburst 41-45, F 7 Responses 4 days ago

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    it started a couple of years ago when I was babysitting for a family member... she was out with friends and her partner was at work when he came home which I wasnt expecting we...
    xblondex xblondex 22-25, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Gonna be babysitting tomorrow. My sister kids because her and my other sister are going out for her birthday.So I have to babysit and sleep over.Hopefully it goes okay.
    MusicLover4Eternity MusicLover4Eternity 13-15, F 5 days ago

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    When I was was between 6 and 8 my cousin would babysit me and my younger brother. When it would be time for be he would make my brother go into his room and shut the door and then...
    catherine1997 catherine1997 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    About my old best friend Barney. He was an Jack Russel Terrier. As far as I can remember, we adopted him around sometime in '05, a few months after we moved to a new house in Front...
    RainbowBlood RainbowBlood 13-15, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I love babysitting. It's just so much fun, and so easy too. I really think that all girls should babysit to learn how to be a mom. Especially with teen pregnancy rates being what...
    brunettemomof1 brunettemomof1 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Ice and Fire! When I was about 10 we had a babysitter called Dina who was a high school student. She was very mature and sensible but good fun. We really liked her although she...
    littlescamp littlescamp 41-45, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    ice and fire! When I was about 10 we had a babysitter called Dina who was a high school student. She was very mature and sensible but good fun. We really liked her although she...
    littlescamp littlescamp 41-45, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I need advice. I used to have two dogs, Emma, a corgi, and Abby, a westie. They would run and play together all day and both would become extremely sad and anxious when they were...
    LordNexus78 LordNexus78 13-15, M 1 Response Jul 26

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    it all started when i was 2 years old my uncle molested me intell i was 9 and then it sweched to my babysitter and it when from the age of 9 tell i was 14 and then it stopped...
    ecook19 ecook19 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 25

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    My dog died 9 months ago and I still cry and miss her every day. I am sadder about losing my beautiful girl than i am about losing my parents. I had wonderful parents who I loved...
    scofen scofen 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 25

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    Let me first tell you that I have three dogs. One is eleven, the other is seven, and the last one is only 10 months old. They are all labradors. Two are mixed. I believe dogs...
    ISellCrackForTheCIA ISellCrackForTheCIA 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 25

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    So when I got off from work I came straight home, anna took the girl's to practice tonight, so it was just me and the dog's, I let them outside and I got undressed and just jumped...
    jennylovesroses jennylovesroses 22-25, F 6 Responses Jul 24

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    It was after the tornado hit our trailer park in 1993 i was 4. i remember walking with my family down the street and i saw this dog. I tried to pet it and it bit my hand and ever...
    jameswertman12 jameswertman12 26-30, M 4 Responses Jul 24

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    I dont really know where id be without them now, they have saved my life numerous times. I owe it to them to give them the best possible care. My dogs are my everything, theyve...
    thewolfandwild thewolfandwild 13-15, F Jul 23

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    Next summer I'm going to get a babysitting job!
    GlitterFawn18 GlitterFawn18 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 23

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    Ok so this story was just before I turned 18 anyway I was babysitting 9 my mums friends daughter who was 11 for the weekend and I was playing with them but then 4 of there friends...
    wedgiegirl84 wedgiegirl84 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 22

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    A few years ago I was asked if I wore makeup and was offered some rather expensive items to buy. Another time I was out in my wheelchair and a woman said to her kids "watch out...
    comfi comfi 51-55, M Jul 22

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    A couple of nights ago I had to watch the 8 year old girl that I usually watch. She is such a doll, but this time she was clingy.. Like I couldn't use the bathroom without her...
    LilVixen17 LilVixen17 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 21

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    I babysit my four cousins. It is tough at times but I love it. :3
    Bubblepop8yobro Bubblepop8yobro 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 21

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    I was walking my dog, and came upon a kid, about 4,4-1/2,over his mom's lap,bare bottomed, getting spanked with a hairbrush. The kid was screaming, sobbing, struggling. His mom was...
    HUSKY1964 HUSKY1964 41-45, M 5 Responses Jul 21

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    I moved in with my BF 4 1/2 months ago. Our biggest argument is because of the dogs. By that I mean, he has 2 labs. 1 Chocolate one White. The white one has very long hair...
    Fedup5297 Fedup5297 46-50, F Jul 21

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    I haven't had any call me for babysitting call me on 501 416 5727 you won't regret it.
    Cjmaster90 Cjmaster90 13-15, M Jul 19

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    i really love babysitting. Its not even about getting paid although thats nice too! but its fun to be around little kids and do crafty things, and watching tv and playing games...
    trish95 trish95 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 18

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    I wish I had a dog. I live alone though and I'm away from home for 8 to 11 hours at a time so I wouldn't want my dog to be alone that much. I just love dogs so much (all animals...
    Asmith001 Asmith001 36-40, M 1 Response Jul 18

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    He made me laugh, every single day.He came into my life five years ago. He was a blessing, and he, more than anything else, helped me get back on my feet.At the time, I was at the...
    Riffster Riffster 51-55, M 4 Responses Jul 17

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    I am scared and nervous around dogs I'm not familiar with. My neighbours dogs were really viscous, if the soccer ball went into their yard it stayed there for a long time. The...
    avey10 avey10 18-21, F Jul 16

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    hey. i am almost 14 and i need an online babysitter. who realy treats me like a baby. may have rules and stuff please message me
    daddyscutestbAby daddyscutestbAby 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 15

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