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Poetry has power to brighten our days.
Best Collection Of Classic Poems And Tales To Touch The Heart
“Of all the sad words of tongue and pen, the saddest of all is it might have been.”
~ Barbara "BJ" Andrews December 2021
A dog in the dark, bloody feet, no teeth, a little broth... and the hand of God.
Under these circumstances, drivers would just honk, wait a minute, then drive away...
An ominous owl and an enraged bear reveals spirit guides you may have only sensed.
We all know about saying Goodbye to a beloved dog but think about this...
Not always called Toby but rather, Little Yellow Dog Under The Stairs...
Guaranteed to comfort, as you smile, wipe tears, and hold your dog closer…
As timely as morning coffee, can you identify the characters in the tower?
A man and his dog were walking along a road when it occurred to him...
If this gets you thinking, share it with others who are curious.
A short reminder of heroes who give their lives for your freedom.
... will make you rejoice and weep at the same time…
You're not prepared for him to go but dogs are different, that you know.
Own a cat? This will make you laugh ... and hug your dog!
Bunny was pick of the heart for AKC judge Katie Gammill.
It wasn’t his name and there was a reason he was at shelter but that’s the story…
Comic satire on the way outward appearances are often at odds with private feelings and behaviors.
This poem by renowned AKC Judge, is super-short and will stay in your thoughts...
Short dialog between a cat-owning mother and her dog-owner daughter.
From sleeping companion to hunting partner to fierce protector..
Does your dog seem too much like a previous dog? Maybe he IS your dog...
Ajax the Borzoi was her spirit dog.
Equus is about a horse but Jack Vance speaks to all who love, train, and show dogs.
by 'unknown' - the world would be a better place...
Neighbor's barking dog driving you nuts? A "rock-solid" solution guaranteed to keep you awake...
by Jim Willis - Better read this one!
Dog show judge combines his love of dogs and Shakespeare in this 'literally' fascinating read.
You expect it but can't accept it. This will help...
When they whimper in the darkness, we gain insight...
Let this open your heart and mind. It will stay with you, intrude on your thoughts...
A poem as short as a Bulldog's tail, it is loyalty without fail, so thank you Lord for giving me, the dog that shares his bed with me...
U.S. Senator's very short closing argument moved the jury and will make you blink..
Never be at a loss for words! Jot these down and whip them on your friends.
True Story of a German Shepherd Dog in 1940s Austria. English translation by Fred Lanting
Terriers a bit like terrier people, never at a loss for words, Mighty Mouth was typical.
A thought provoking look at pet abandonment.
What if there were no circus for your child? No hotdogs, ice cream? and no pet.
Unknown - We've all "been there" and will no doubt do it again.
It is me who cares for my dogs!
by cancer patient, dog breeder Diane Sandberg-Mulligan
She did sheepdog trials her way, with a handicap... and with heart!
Otherwise known as a Tale Of A Pedigreed Piddling Pup, this classic is from 1935.
There's only one place and you'll find it here.
From the wet whelp to the dog who was our friend - tribute to Bigson.
Don't grieve that it must be you who has to decide this thing to do...
What would your dog include? This is short, just a photo and a few words.
A brand new look at a very famous place.
Devoted dog owners wonder if their dog will be there so this makes sensible sense.
No Greater Scorn than Knife and Fork, No Greater Triumph than the Plate.
The world would surely be a better place. Short and to the point.
The hysterically funny true story of a Mini-Bull's near-drowning.
When something special is only with us for a short time, this is what we must treasure.
The Magic Cave - The Story - Chapter One
No better gift to your child than taking time to read this story to him or her.
The Magic Cave - The Readying - Chapter Two
The Magic Cave - The Journey - Chapter Three
Little girl looking for shelter puppy and finally mom understands what she wants.
The one thing that gives us humanity and keeps us from being "just a man or woman."
Rudyard Kipling at his best - on losing a dog.
It will make you think, wipe your eyes, and rebalance!
DO NOT read without a clear conscience about every dog you've let go.
More than a little truth here. Guaranteed to make you (and Adam) smile.
Why do we do this? Because pack animals bed down together. Read this to learn the rules.
Read this and forward. We promise you will want to share with your best friends!
What do Lanting, Kipling and the evolution of the American GSD have to do with each other?
Reminder of WHY we got that dog AND what it gave to us.
by Dr Roberta Lee - A Warm Fuzzy children's story adults will read time and time again...
Page 1 has lotsa photos for Halloween fun.
the dog reverted to... read, and pull your children closer, and put the dog out tonight.
Check out Page 2
by Dr. Lee - There's a real good reason. We should all be so lucky!
Submitted by Dr. Roberta Lee - Another sad but true story, thankfully, with a Hitchcock ending.
They sure knew what they were do'in. I'd buy one, and so will you!
by 'unknown' - If this poem doesn't make you want to hug your best friend, nothing will.
"... no matter where it itches, no one will be offended if you scratch it in public."
A moving experience that crosses paranormal parameters.
An unusual perspective by breeder and international judge.
Among the greatest poets of all time, this dog lover captures what we desperately love, and how we miss them...
PLEASE! Print out for every new puppy owner - or the neighbor, or ..... See Why!
Are as true today as when they formed America and our most valuable traditions.
Multi-Group judge captures the journey through dog show sports in this poetic saga.
Extraordinary dog poetry by All Breeds dog show judge
Putting your dog to sleep is a trust you must keep...
Do not stand by my grave and weep, I am not there. I do not sleep.
The Akita, #1 sire of all Working Breeds, his legacy of Akita type and character lives on.
They gave the ultimate gift and he gives over 5,000 wreaths. Say Thank You.
The best Christmas gift this little Poodle could have had was life. Get Kleenex ready.
A poem or a condemnation of our celebration?
Her Christmas list includes a recording of the Dog Whisperer saying...
They perform miracles for hospice patients. An owner's true story.
A reminded of how lucky to be "home of the free". This soldier says it all...
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