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    DefaultTen Commandments of Responsible Pet Ownership

    I heard this on Paul Harvey today and had to look it up! I really like what it says!!


    Ten commandments for
    a responsible dog owner


    My life is likely to last 10 to 15 years. Any separation from you will be very painful to me.
    Give me time to understand what you want of me.
    Place your trust in me. It is crucial for my wellbeing that you rely on me as I know I can rely on you.
    Don't be angry with me for long, and don't lock me up as punishment. You have your work, your friends, your entertainment. I only have you!
    Talk to me. Even if I don't understand your words, I understand your voice when it is speaking to me.
    Be aware that however you treat me, I'll NEVER forget it.
    Before you hit me, remember that I have teeth that could easily crush the bones in your hand, but I choose NOT to bite you.
    Before you scold me for being lazy or unco-operative, ask yourself if something may be bothering me. Perhaps I'm not getting the right food, I've been out in the sun too long, or my heart may be getting old and weak.
    Take care of me when I get old. You, too, will grow old.
    Go with me on difficult journeys. Never say "I can't bear to watch it" or "Let it happen in my absence". Everything is easier for ME if you are there. Remember, I love you.


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    DefaultRe: Ten Commandments of Responsible Pet Ownership

    ~Veronica and Nikki~
    Sweet Emma, 16th of February 1996~26th of November 2010
    Always in my heart and soul. Together forever, my love....

    Nikki 6 months


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    DefaultRe: Ten Commandments of Responsible Pet Ownership

    That is beautiful. I had to print it off to send to some friends.

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    DefaultRe: Ten Commandments of Responsible Pet Ownership

    Beautiful... I love it!! ;D
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    DefaultRe: Ten Commandments of Responsible Pet Ownership

    Now that made me cry.

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    DefaultRe: Ten Commandments of Responsible Pet Ownership

    Now that made me cry.
    me too. I think it was that last line. It is really beautiful, thanks for sharing it!
    Sharon, loved by Moose & Sky

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    DefaultRe: Ten Commandments of Responsible Pet Ownership

    It made me cry too. :'(

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    DefaultRe: Ten Commandments of Responsible Pet Ownership

    Very nice.

    Talk to me. Even if I don't understand your words, I understand your voice when it is speaking to me.
    I catch myself doing this all of the time.
    Gary - Owned by Jake and Brody in Georgia


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    DefaultRe: Ten Commandments of Responsible Pet Ownership

    Thank you -- beautiful sentiments!!
    Puff [YF, AKC field line (from competing HT/FT breeder) 62 lbs, dob: 8-'01]

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    DefaultRe: Ten Commandments of Responsible Pet Ownership

    Great sentiments and advice. Everyone should treat their 4 legged kids that way.

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