My Dear Old Dog

My dear old dog 

You bring me comfort and peace 

Your loyalty and love never cease

My faithful friend 

Time & again you’ve helped me mend

Never leaving my side

Wagging your tail & smiling wide

They say you’re just a dog

You’re so much more

A privilege & never a chore 

12 1/2 years, ups and downs 

Illness, hurricanes, & living in new towns  

On my lap you stayed 

Helping me when I was frayed

I hope I never took you for granted 

Because time sure flew

So many furry friends

You were always the glue 

Now your muzzle is gray

You no longer hear

I think what would I do without you 

And I find myself hoping for another year 

You’re so much more than a dog

Thank you for reading.

9 thoughts on “My Dear Old Dog

  1. Krys McConville Reply

    Quinnie ❤️ I miss seeing your face everyday😢

  2. Jen Burris Reply

    I love Quinnie so much! He is such a sweet boy, and adds such a bright light to my days. I love his sassy attitude and the way he sings. I wish I could cuddle up with him. It’s always so hard when they get older. They bring so much joy to our lives. Give him love for me. He is such a treasure!

  3. Invisibly Me Reply

    Aw what a beautiful poem, I wish he could read it himself! I remember how tough it was when my dog got old but he was also very poorly. It wasn’t easy at all. I really hope there’s plenty more time yet with your lovely little pupster  ♥ xx

  4. Christi Kight Reply

    Love sweet Quinnie! May you both have many more years together ❤️

  5. Positively Alyssa Reply

    Oh my goodness your puppy is SO adorable!!! It is amazing the amount of emotional support animals have and how they love unconditionally!

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