A puppy is for life..
Please make sure that you are ready for the commitment of a puppy for it's entire life.
cradled in their arms.
They cuddled me and smiled at me,
and said I was full charm.
they showered me with toys.
I sure do love my family
especially the girls and boys.
they gave me special treats,
They even let me sleep with them
all snuggled in the sheets.
often several times a day.
They even fought to hold my leash,
I'm very proud to say.
a cherished memory.
I now live in a shelter
without my family.
when I played with that old shoe.
But I didn't know the difference
between the old ones and the new.
for hours we would tug.
So I thought I did the right thing
when I chewed the bathroom rug.
and would have to live outside.
This I did not understand
although I tried and tried.
they said they hadn't time.
I wish that I could change things,
I wish I knew my crime.
in the backyard, on a chain.
I barked and barked all day long,
to keep from going insane.
but were embarrassed to say why.
They said I caused an allergy,
and then kissed me goodbye.
as a little pup.
I wouldn't have been so hard to handle
when I was all grown up.
I heard the worker say.
Does this mean a second chance?
Do I go home today?
Lisa Broughton (McGlashan)
Benalla, VIC, Australia
Phone : 0412 743 447
Email : [email protected]