No I Don’t Want to Buy Your Puppy

Courtesy of Cindi Mcneil Regan on Rushton Dog Rescue FB: No, I don’t want to buy your puppy. I am a rescuer. I’ll see him later.

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There are no bad dogs – only bad guardians

from Carole Wall The family’s dog was bought for a guard, chained to a post in a chilly back yard. Housed in a shed that was airless and dark and every few weeks had a run in the park.

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If It Should Be That I Grow Weak

If it should be that I grow weak, And pain should keep me from my sleep Then you must do what must be done, For this last battle cannot be won. You will be sad, I understand; Don’t let your grief than stay your hand For this day more than all the rest, Your love […]

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The Rainbow Bridge Rescuer’s Quilt

Originally seen on Cottage Rescue’s Facebook page in memory of Fay, the burnt Lurcher girl. As I arrived at the Rainbow Bridge, I faced all the animals who had gone there before me. Before each of us go to the Bridge, we live our lives like the squares of a quilt in many piles, mirrored in the […]

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I Rescued A Human Today

by Janine Allen Copyright 2010 Rescue Me Dog Her eyes met mine as she walked down the corridor peering apprehensively into the kennels. I felt her need instantly and knew I had to help her. I wagged my tail, not too exuberantly, so she wouldn’t be afraid. As she stopped at my kennel I blocked her […]

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It’s JUST A DOG

From time to time, people tell me,” lighten up, it’s just a dog,” or, “that’s a lot of money for just a dog.” They don’t understand the distance traveled, the time spent, or the costs involved for “just a dog.” Some of my proudest moments have come about with “just a dog.”

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Fostering

Author Unknown  Found on Pets Ireland forum (defunct) There I sat, alone and afraid, You got a call and came right to my aid. You bundled me up with blankets and love. And, when I needed it most, you gave me a hug. I learned that the world was not all that scary and cold. That […]

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Disposable?

I was born in the summer a few years ago; Quite why I was born I never will know. Some folks owned my mother; decided to breed No reason I know of except for their greed. I know I was hungry, I know I was cold And they sold me quite early, at just five […]

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A Pet’s Ten Commandments

1. My life is likely to last 10-23 years … Any separation from you is likely to be painful. 2. Give me time to understand what you want of me. 3. Place your trust in me. It is crucial for my well-being. 4. Don’t be angry with me for long and don’t lock me up […]

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The Cat’s Prayer

Author Unknown Although I am too proud to beg and may appear to be a very independent creature, I ask for your loving care and attention. I rely on you for my well being much more than you may realize.

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Cat Rescue

by Anne Burridge We ask for help and know they will be there. I call them angels – maybe you’ll agree, Each day comes with a heavy cross to bear – The work they do, the suffering they see: The pet discarded on the motorway To fall, alas, beneath a moving wheel. Her shattered limbs […]

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