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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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    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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    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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    Hamsters

    i love ahmsters they make me happy
    hamstasrule1111 hamstasrule1111 13-15 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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    its true. I do love my dogs more than most people. but most people don't know my dogs, so how could they really love them? my neighbors know my dogs and they dont like them at all...
    jayciedubb jayciedubb 46-50, M 1 Response May 2

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    Dalton was my mothers dog, a Dalmatian. He was her protector and friend and she loved him more than anything in the world. Dalton had a habit of, very aggressively, shooting his...
    diegodlavega diegodlavega 46-50, M 4 Responses May 11

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    I am still grieving for the loss of my be-loved soul-mate 11 years ago she was almost 14 when she died her name was freeway & she loved me for the 5 years I knew her, she was a...
    Kwanming888 Kwanming888 31-35, M 4 days ago

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    I was still grieving for the loss of my two dear old pals, within a month of one another, when my daughter dragged me to the dog rescue centre. The kennels were octagonal, so that...
    treborsniknej treborsniknej 56-60, M 2 Responses Apr 28

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    Feel like I’m going to share my first time getting admitted to a psychiatric hospital. This all started about three weeks ago when two close friends of mine passed away, and...
    Tmacster1 Tmacster1 18-21, M Apr 26

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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...
    Shakesfear Shakesfear 22-25, M 1 Response May 4

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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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    This was the closest pic I could find that resembles her. I never got to take her pic except with my unsmart cell phone. I don't know where to start. The person I live with...
    hartinar hartinar 36-40, F May 7

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    Can some please help me get a babysitting job. I'm amazing with kids and could get references from people. I also babysit at church. I also need money to help my family. Please...
    Weareallmadhere22 Weareallmadhere22 13-15 1 Response May 12

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    This pretty much sums her up <3, lol funny but pretty true EVERYTHING YOU'RE ALWAYS ASKED ABOUT A PYR And Never Want to Answer HOW BIG, REALLY, IS A GREAT PYRENEES? Your...
    StillBecomingaButterfly StillBecomingaButterfly 36-40, F 1 day ago

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    I came home from college yesterday to watch my cousin because the adults had a party to go to. I took Jake to this big entertainment place with games and rides and mini-golf. It...
    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 2 Responses Apr 28

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    Last night was my first ever job as a babysitter. It was for an adorable 8 year old who is a friend of my moms daughter. We played games and with lil bratz dolls and a barbie dream...
    LilVixen17 LilVixen17 16-17, F 1 Response May 10

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    I know I asked this question once. But I need more ideas on how to make my parents get me a dog. And what breed I should get. P.S- I have a lot of carpets in my house. So it would...
    SpongebobIsOver SpongebobIsOver 16-17, F 2 Responses May 1

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    Im babysitting my little sister and brother
    Summerdogs Summerdogs 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 26

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    Somewhere in the middle of England about nine o'clock this morning... My Doggy Friend has appropriated my dog, Fred. And with justifiable reason. He has a Border Terrier (Brian...
    LuxThePoet LuxThePoet 41-45, F 1 Response Apr 28

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    Where I'm babysitting and the cute father comes home drunk but instead of giving me a innocent ride home starts rubbing his rough hands between my legs as were in his car wife is...
    angelbaby55 angelbaby55 22-25, F 7 Responses May 14

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    Getting a dog in a home is a big commitment. If someone wants an adorable puppy in arms, then Rottweiler dogs tops the cutest dogs among all. It is a good nature breed with 80 to...
    butts065 butts065 22-25, M 1 Response May 13

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    To be clear. I don't hate dogs and I would never hurt a dog but it all goes back to my childhood. Our neighbor was a police officer and adopted a retired police dog. It would jump...
    ballen0420 ballen0420 36-40, M 1 Response Apr 30

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    well.. i have this problem, my dog was lost. and i seek help to my friends since we all have the same place. i posted on my fb account that i needed help. some where sad and felt...
    iamshadow08 iamshadow08 18-21, F 1 Response May 8

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    I'm reading this book that's talking about intelligence in dolphins and apes and they're specifically mentioning the self-awareness test, where they find out through various...
    PinkMellow PinkMellow 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    50 years ago there wasn't any of the big pet shops that we have today . There was tined dog food but most Gave there dogs left overs . My question if all this new dog food is so...
    ardentizzy ardentizzy 61-65, M 5 days ago

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    I do need as much advice and opinion on this, caus I'm really confused on what to decide right now. A couple of months ago, a friend of mine offered me his dogs' puppies. He had 11...
    svetlanadavina svetlanadavina 22-25 3 days ago

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    after my biological father got deported, me and my mother moved back to her hometown and there she met my stepfather. well, ex stepfather now. i was 3 years old when they met, i am...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 6

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    We finally got to take Marty home today and it feels nice but unreal. I had an awful day at school and came home feeling extremely stressed out and in a lot of pain, but spending...
    ViperaStellaris ViperaStellaris 13-15, F 2 Responses May 14

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    My dogs are so sweet, and I know they love each other. One's older by 3 years, and they have an adoptive mum-daughter relationship. One time, I was hugging and patting my younger...
    lonelydinosaur lonelydinosaur 26-30, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    I wish I had a pet dog. I use to have one, but some one stole her. (You can ask me to put my profile pic as her so you can get a better look at her). Every time I ask/beg my dad to...
    SpongebobIsOver SpongebobIsOver 16-17, F 4 Responses Apr 27

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    It sounds crazy right ? Well its true *trigger warning* She was babysitting me my dad was always away so she stayed with us I was 12 one night we stayed up late and she started...
    00Broken00 00Broken00 18-21, F 1 Response May 2

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    When I was about 8 years old my friend he was 11 or 12 at the time he stayed the night with me and told me that I should reach over and grab his hard d*** because it would feel...
    tboy1152 tboy1152 41-45, M 1 Response May 3

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    I love big dogs. They are so cute. I'm not a fan of pitbull's. Pitbull's turn on you once you decide to eat all your chicken or steak and not give them any. If your Pitbull do...
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F 2 Responses May 7

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    Today I got home from work and let the dogs outside and as I was standing, reaching for something off the picnic table Bruno gave me a shove to my hips and I crumpled. About two...
    TheKristaJo TheKristaJo 22-25, F 1 Response May 9

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    I have always had a dog. my dogs have been my best friends. They are loyal kind generous affectionate and fun to be around. When I was a teenager my dog would sleep on my pillow...
    weadkeys weadkeys 46-50, M May 13

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    He was my mother's (now ex) boyfriend's son. He was babysitting me while our parents were on a date. I wasn't sure what was happening at the time, but when I discovered what had...
    bumblebeechild bumblebeechild 13-15, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    When my mum first got these two dogs, I was actually scared. I've always been a cat person...I understand cats and can read them but not dogs. I had nightmares that our dogs were...
    PaxTerra PaxTerra 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I feel like as a result of my own molestation i was very sexually curious when i was young. I played doctor with a neighbor boy. We'd hide in closets while our mom's visited...
    dkmol dkmol 26-30, F 1 day ago

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    I had a dog but when it was my 12 birthday we had to put him down he was 14 R.I.P. Rudy. You will always be with me. I rescued a dog from the side of the road 3 weeks ago. He now...
    me2015yay me2015yay 13-15, F Apr 26