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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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    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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    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 25 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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    Peter babysits Mickey Hey wall says peter to his brother n law. Hey says Wally ! Thanks for taking mick this afternoon we r going baby shopping and we couldn't take him . No that...
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    netherlander netherlander 22-25 2 hrs ago

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    wendy4k9 wendy4k9 31-35, F 12 Responses Jun 30

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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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    lburrill lburrill 16-17, F Jul 7

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    FootTicklingPrincess FootTicklingPrincess 26-30, F 2 Responses Jun 30

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    natashaxxs natashaxxs 31-35, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    slantedsidewalk slantedsidewalk 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 5

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    abigailc abigailc 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 23

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    jayjax211233 jayjax211233 22-25, M 4 days ago

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    GisselleSilva GisselleSilva 16-17, F 2 Responses Jun 29

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    milehighHeartbreak milehighHeartbreak 31-35, M Jun 28

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

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