Story archives - tag: "dog"


She couldn't bear to look at your bowls and bed anymore but I couldn't bear to see they were gone.

tags: pet loss death dog [add]

2014-02-05 11:27:10 / Rating: 513.5 /


The image of your first dog lying on the floor with a still-foggy plastic bag over her head never really leaves you.

tags: sad horrifying dog first dog remember suffocation [add]

2013-08-28 13:45:10 / Rating: 284 /

The Third Jane

As I stood on her porch covered in blood, I knew no matter her excuses, someone in her family had run over my dog.

tags: dog run over [add]

2013-07-24 14:25:33 / Rating: 171.5 /


I remember when I was 13 years old, home alone, and I stood there shaking in the rain, as the dog who had been with me since I was a baby stared at me from the pool of her own blood.

tags: death dog cancer tumor side split open lifetime pet alone [add]

2013-07-17 10:37:07 / Rating: 267.75 /


When I got a free puppy from a one-eyed man at a apple orchard, I had no idea she would grow up to be my service dog.

tags: dog puppy disability service dog love [add]

2012-04-11 09:37:01 / Rating: 494.25 /


My aunt was disgusted I cried harder for the death of my dog than I did for my grandmother, but she didn't realize my dog was in my life for 16 years while grandma was only around for seven.

tags: dog grandmother death [add]

2011-12-20 12:55:11 / Rating: 458.25 /


That night ended eventfully with one traumatized dog, two irritated parents, one hormonal crying teenager, and hundreds of gallons of water down the drain, but it's okay because my dog no longer has poop all over his body.

tags: humor dog poop rolled in things he wasn't supposed to water wasted water [add]

2011-08-29 08:15:13 / Rating: 534 /

Sunny Lancaster

Our dog ate a palm tree seed and two thousand dollars later he's still alive.

tags: dog love vet thankful palm [add]

2011-07-20 11:57:55 / Rating: 532.25 /


When her shaky and sobbing voicemail said to call her back asap, the worst thing I could think of was maybe her dog was dead, not her father.

tags: suicide dog dead dad best friend [add]

2011-06-20 11:07:26 / Rating: 651 /


My poor old dog is losing all his favorite trees.

tags: dog trees saddening [add]

2010-10-19 15:21:34 / Rating: 379 /


I was excited that on my last day of high school I would be able to sleep in until my brother woke me up at the regular time to let me watch my dog, who I had had since kindergarten, die as I stroked her little ears.

tags: dog coincidence death sad [add]

2010-10-07 16:14:59 / Rating: 525.75 /

Hello there

The dog was cute, but her owner was even cuter.

tags: humor dog [add]

2010-07-21 14:29:15 / Rating: 490 /


Upon seeing how upset my mother became over the death of our dog, I realized how much I would have devastated her if my suicide attempt had succeeded.

tags: death dog secret [add]

2010-03-17 14:42:09 / Rating: 801 /

I realized I'm a true dog person when I had a dinner of plain pasta and a stolen snickers bar, because I couldn't afford anything more than that after buying my dog's prescription food.

tags: dog food love [add]

2010-03-09 11:51:38 / Rating: 747.25 /

Leah Derby

Hungover and with a cup of coffee shakily held aloft, I did not see the deer grazing on the front lawn when I opened the door for my frantic dog.

tags: dog hangover [add]

2010-02-17 16:01:15 / Rating: 345.5 /


The day we brought our newborn daughter home from the hospital, our dog got hit by a car and died.

tags: newborn dog death bittersweet [add]

2010-01-13 13:32:24 / Rating: 517.25 /


I never realized how much my husband farted until we boarded the dog for a few days.

tags: husband dog odors [add]

2009-10-19 14:02:51 / Rating: 522.5 /


I'm so glad you licked the tears off my face before you died.

tags: death dog [add]

2009-10-15 20:14:09 / Rating: 983.5 /


Because of my dog, we've had to put stickers at the bottom of the glass door so she doesn't keep walking into it.

tags: dog glass door [add]

2009-09-21 10:00:52 / Rating: 417.25 /

Dog Sets it Off

My dog set the security alarm off, and as a result, 32 policemen with 8 police cars rushed to my house.

tags: dog security humor [add]

2009-09-17 14:38:03 / Rating: 442 /


Today I adopted a pup from the animal shelter, and bought a vacuum cleaner.

tags: dog allergies [add]

2009-08-30 21:40:40 / Rating: 408.5 /

e coli

My pit bull-rottweiler only eats cat treats and is scared of my eight pound cat.

tags: dog pets food strange [add]

2009-06-29 14:03:01 / Rating: 723 /


The first thing I noticed after my dog died was how much food was accumulating on the kitchen floor.

tags: dog need a broom [add]

2009-06-23 15:40:44 / Rating: 564.25 /


"Oh, sorry," said the woman unenthusiastically as her 100 pound dog jumped with full force on my 5'0 frame.

tags: dog pain [add]

2009-05-20 14:10:31 / Rating: 425 /

miss you, ollie

There's no graceful way to lower a dog's body into a four-foot-deep hole, no matter how hard you try.

tags: dog death burial [add]

2009-05-19 11:49:27 / Rating: 650.25 /


I awoke this morning to the sensation of my dog, curled up against me under the covers, licking my butt.

tags: dog sleep awake humor [add]

2009-04-03 13:26:31 / Rating: 640.5 /


I'm reconsidering allowing my dog to sleep with me after I found a flea on me this morning.

tags: dog pet bed sleep flea mangy dog that i love [add]

2009-03-10 11:14:03 / Rating: 510.5 /

Timmy D

My dog doesn't understand daylight savings.

tags: humor dog strange funny puppy [add]

2009-03-09 12:14:10 / Rating: 702.5 /


I fed her the last meal she would eat.

tags: dog death childhood [add]

2009-03-06 10:55:47 / Rating: 563.5 /

Pathetic Pooch

My dog was so desperate to avoid his bath that he pretended to vomit.

tags: ew humor weird dog [add]

2009-02-26 20:30:48 / Rating: 839.5 /

A. R.

I still wish I had taken the F instead of the A on the online test I hurried to finish while I could hear my dog dying on the kitchen floor.

tags: dog death test grades regret sadness [add]

2009-02-17 16:10:32 / Rating: 879.75 /


My parents put my dog down the night of my prom.

tags: sad prom pet dog [add]

2009-02-02 11:50:32 / Rating: 568.75 /


My dog was almost hit by a hearse today.

tags: irony dog death hearse close call [add]

2009-01-26 09:37:22 / Rating: 636.25 /

So Many!

If I could've stopped laughing long enough, it may have occurred to me that perhaps my quacking dog needed to see a vet.

tags: humor dog quack vet [add]

2009-01-20 12:43:09 / Rating: 707 /


My childhood and my dog share a grave in my backyard.

tags: childhood dog grave [add]

2008-08-26 10:22:06 / Rating: 947 /


I didn't tell her the candy she popped in her mouth had just been half-eaten by the dog.

tags: dog gross candy sisters [add]

2008-07-16 10:53:46 / Rating: 532 /


As I skidded on a trail of pee on the hardwood floor, I realized I couldn't be with the one I love because I hate his dog.

tags: love dog gross [add]

2008-06-03 15:35:44 / Rating: 534.75 /


Yesterday he pooped cotton and today he threw up eye balls.

tags: dog toy stuffed animal [add]

2008-06-02 13:18:54 / Rating: 603.5 /


I was so nervous my dog would eat my resume that I printed out five of them and hid them in various places around the house, only to come home to my dress shoes in pieces sprawled across the floor.

tags: job interview dog anger [add]

2008-03-19 10:06:06 / Rating: 663.75 /

Aeryn Lee

I told my boss that when my dog died I would need a week of for a death in the family.

tags: dog death mourning [add]

2008-03-05 12:35:33 / Rating: 634.75 /

The Guru

I nearly fell off my bike laughing after seeing the standard poodle sniffing around on the housetop without a care in the world, particularly to that of gravity.

tags: humor double take dog roof unexpected [add]

2008-01-31 12:06:27 / Rating: 622.75 /


I am so glad I got that chance to just hold him and talk to him and breathe in his little doggie smell.

tags: pet dog death [add]

2007-12-27 12:23:41 / Rating: 698.75 /


My dog just bit my mean neighbor, but while I apologized profusely to him I was secretly deciding on what kind of treat to give her when we got back home.

tags: dog neighbor justice [add]

2007-11-07 13:13:30 / Rating: 657 /


As I chased my dog down the street, I cursed the idiot who opened the gate to leave the yard and failed to latch it back.

tags: dog escape [add]

2007-10-23 11:50:53 / Rating: 493.75 /


It's sad that my mother's cancer-filled dog seemed more frisky and alert on the day before he was put to sleep than he had been in years.

tags: dog pet sad cancer mother [add]

2007-09-11 12:56:24 / Rating: 809.5 /


Later, I would realize that I cried harder when my dog died than I did at Mom's funeral.

tags: mother death funeral pet dog crying [add]

2007-07-23 13:30:06 / Rating: 880.5 /


I told him he wasn't allowed to die until I was ready to say goodbye, but he didn't listen.

tags: dog best friend death [add]

2007-07-17 13:07:40 / Rating: 926.25 /

Nic Darling

My dog has eaten a bag of Hershey Kisses, an entire Vonnegut novel and a tube of super glue without ill effect, but a bowl of the wrong brand of dog food required a roll of paper towels and a bottle of disinfectant to remedy.

tags: humor dog [add]

2007-07-11 12:58:57 / Rating: 697.25 /


One of the worst feelings comes along with seeing your dog dying in the middle of the road after you accidently ran over her.

tags: grief accident dog terrible hurt death [add]

2007-06-26 16:55:05 / Rating: 898.25 /


As my dog of 15 years lay lifeless in my arms, I was screaming her name so loud that I swear she could hear me in death, because she woke up and wagged her tail.

tags: resurrection death dog [add]

2007-06-15 17:35:56 / Rating: 859 /


On Sunday morning when I woke up I didn't have a dog, but by Sunday afternoon I was chasing ducks in the park with Zeus.

tags: pets love happy walking dog [add]

2006-12-11 20:23:54 / Rating: 802 /


I can run about as fast as my dog when I'm barefoot and his leash is attached to a fifteen-pound plastic chair.

tags: humor dog [add]

2006-09-08 11:03:55 / Rating: 1059.5 /


My collie/red-setters front metal legs were a result of 60ft of air, rocks, a sponsored walk and £3000.

tags: dog sponsored walk family survival money walk rocks [add]

2006-09-07 20:14:40 / Rating: 762.5 /