Blog Posts - Dog Writing



Dog, Man’s First Friend

Few quotes get straight to the heart of it as Rudyard Kipling’s from, “The Cat Who Walked by Himself”, a story of how first humans and first animals came together and dog became First Friend. Dog… man’s first friend and...
by For the Love of the Dog on Jan 29, 2016

Not Like Other Puppies… Lessons to Learn…

Sometimes only a dog can understand or help you understand… There are really no words sometimes…there are some things you just have to feel with your heart and this one touches deep in its beauty…. <sniff, sniff> This is one...
by For the Love of the Dog on Apr 16, 2014

A Dog’s Promise

Our canine companions make a promise, a commitment to us, by being a part of our lives… They promise to be there for us,to listen to us, to be our loving, loyal and devoted friend and companion. Don’t we owe them the same commitment  &#...
by For the Love of the Dog on Sep 10, 2013

A Tribute to a Beloved Dog, Sarah Silver’s Touching Words

It doesn’t matter who you are; young or old, rich or poor, celebrity or everyday person, the loss of a beloved canine companion is heartbreaking and devastating.  You give them a piece of your heart, you love them often like a child and furry...
by For the Love of the Dog on Sep 6, 2013

A Rescuer’s Creed – VIDEO

A rescuer is a special breed… they dedicate themselves, their hearts, even to the last dollar in their pockets… they toil, they suffer, their heart breaks… they fight a never ending fight… and in the end, they may not be able...
by For the Love of the Dog on Sep 6, 2013

Dogs… A Privilege, Not a Right!

When people realize that “man’s best friend”… our canine companions… our beloved furbabies, are a privilege and not a right, perhaps the time will come when no one says they are “just a dog” anymore… We...
by For the Love of the Dog on Sep 4, 2013

Dear Dogs… From Your masters, and Your FRIENDS

This letter is the preface from a book a dog stories.  I found it touching and loving in the way it addresses our canine companions, seen as beloved and trusted friends even when this was written…the publishing date on the book is 1915.  Yes,...
by For the Love of the Dog on Aug 30, 2013

From a Bridge Dog – Message to My Master

So many of us have lost our beloved canine companions, have helped them cross the Bridge through tears and anguish and grief. We know in our heart of hearts that we are doing the right thing, the best thing for that furry family member that we love s...
by For the Love of the Dog on Aug 30, 2013

You Know You’ve Been Doing Rescue Too Long When….

This is a list that many of you will be able to empathize with even if you’re not in rescue. Don’t forget to share the humor around so everyone can enjoy… when you stop laughing… You Know You’ve Been Doing Rescue Too Lon...
by For the Love of the Dog on Aug 29, 2013

Alone Again

Why… why do people get a dog only to leave them languish outside 24/7/365… living at the end of a chain… burning with the heat of the summer… freezing in the cold of the winter… desperate for just a little love and atten...
by For the Love of the Dog on Aug 28, 2013

I Wanted You to Know… Dog Writing

I wonder, do they ever wonder what happened to that dog that they dumped, that dog that was once a family member for so many years, now so easily discarded… do they wonder… do they even care… FTLTD Original Design © 2013...
by For the Love of the Dog on Aug 23, 2013

THE DUST MOP WITH LEGS

We are watching my grandkids’ dog, or at least I think it’s a dog. It looks like a black and white dust mop with legs. Our Airedale terrier weighs about eighty pounds and my grandkids’ dog weighs about eight pounds. … Continue reading ...
by The Writing Deputy on Jul 12, 2013

Pets… A Commitment, Not a Convenience!

They said they loved me… I thought we were going to the park to play… but when we got here they took off my pretty collar… and drove away…  how will anyone know who I am… how will I get home… when will they come b...
by For the Love of the Dog on Feb 6, 2013

An Indian Legend’s “Heaven”

An Indian legend says: ” When a human dies there is a bridge they must cross to enter into Heaven. At the head of the bridge waits every animal that human encountered during their lifetime. The animals, based on what they know of this person, d...
by For the Love of the Dog on Feb 4, 2013

Sometimes the Most Precious Gold…

The most precious of gold isn’t always hard and cold, Sometimes it’s some and warm With tail and paws, And wrapped in a puppy form! ©2012 FTLTD Original Design...
by For the Love of the Dog on Dec 24, 2012

Don’t Overlook the Gift You Already Have…

The most precious gift aren’t always wrapped in ribbons and bows, Never underestimate the warmth of a cold nose, Or overlook the sparkle of love in your dog’s eyes! ©2012 FTLTD Original Design...
by For the Love of the Dog on Dec 23, 2012

Dog Pennies from Heaven

A lovely canine adaptation of Charles Marshburn’s “Pennies from Heaven”… What a touching and heartwarming thought. Makes you think of those found pennies in a whole different light, doesn’t it? © 2012 FTLTD Original D...
by For the Love of the Dog on Dec 9, 2012

Dog Quote – The Dog is a Gentleman…

“The dog is a gentleman; I hope to go to his heaven not man’s.” ~Mark Twain ©2012 FTLTD Original Design...
by For the Love of the Dog on Oct 28, 2012

A Dog’s Best Friend – Dog Writing

They are our best friends, shouldn’t we do all we can to show that we too can be their best friends?  Do little things; muddy pawprints, kitties chased and other little little things matter so much…  © 2012 FTLTD Original Design...
by For the Love of the Dog on Oct 27, 2012

A Dog’s Best Friends – Dog Writing

They are our best friends, shouldn’t we do all we can to show that we too can be their best friends?  Do little things; muddy pawprints, kitties chased and other little little things matter so much…  © 2012 FTLTD Original Design...
by For the Love of the Dog on Oct 27, 2012


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