A Dog and a Gate


I might need a new gate, but I sure don't need to replace this sweet dog.  


I don't need to replace my Jack Russell Terrier either, but I almost could have yesterday.  After smooching her extensively, I soon realized she had been rubbing her head on a dead mole in the yard.  

Ahhhhh........love.

I talk to him when I'm lonesome like; and I'm sure he understands. 
When he looks at me so attentively, and gently licks my hands; 
then he rubs his nose on my tailored clothes, but I never say naught thereat.  
For the Good Lord knows I can buy more clothes, 
but never a friend like that.  

W. Dayton Wedgefarth 


Comments

  1. LOL! You just never know!!!

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  2. They are truly mans best friend. Except when that happens... :-)

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  3. lol, I have done the same thing with my cat.....ugh! Gotta luv them tho!

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  4. Morning, ahhhh, the love of a dog :) Blessings Francine.

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  5. beautiful quote and absolutely stunning photo!

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  6. Mans BEST Friend! Have a wonderful and blessed week~~~Roxie

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  7. What a sweet poem! Great photo, too. Gotta love our fur-babies.

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  8. Aww...love it. Love that little poem, too!

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  9. Oh dear me....now, that's some sure enough love! Yep...it might be time to replace that gate....lol

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  10. oh, indeed! those stink-lovers are the best of pals.

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  11. Lovely poem and even better image. I think that all dog owners share these feelings.

    Mersad
    Mersad Donko Photography

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  12. Ouch! I have always imagined a situation like that...

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  13. silly dogs....gotta love em...

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  14. Aww, what a precious post about your sweet dog! Beautiful poem and I just love that phogograph too!

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  15. Pups do love the smell of a dead and/or disgusting thing don't they? And we never seem to notice until it's too late! Oh well when that happens and I drag out the hose the girls just look at me with bewildered expressions and don't understand at all why I don't share their joy in the amazing aroma they've found for us.

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  16. Loved the photo . . . time to fix the gate thought . . . but not your Jack Russell! And a might add a perfect quote!

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  17. Yeah I love it when they roll in something and then go jump on every bed in the house.

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  18. It's funny how farm gates get bent up so.. we have some galvanized ones that are askew too. I love my dog, too!
    ((hugs)), Teresa :-)

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  19. Oh, I am laughing so hard. (Sorry Michelle) There is no smell worse, I think, unless it is stepping on a pile. Love the photo and the quote :) xo

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  20. The gate is still very photogenic! Ah... love... :-)

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  21. Oh that's too funny! You never know what they'll get into! Have a great day!!

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  22. Yes I would replace the gate, but keep the dog.
    Merle.............

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  23. It's a pretty gate and a beautiful dog....they do get into some yucky stuff!!

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  24. A dog can really worm its way into your heart, can't it?

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  25. Oh man! I can certainly identify with that feeling and that smell. My dogs do some of the same things...that smell! Lol
    Debbie

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  26. That pooch looks sweet, and I love the poem! It's so true--nobody loves you like your dog does. And nobody puts their nose in bad places more than a dog. Oh, the stories I could share.

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  27. So you were wearing Stink De Dead Mole, fun!

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  28. Ah...but I love how dogs are so excited to us, their human family members, that even cleaning oneself after rubbing a dead mole isn't a priority. (I would wash my hands after touching a dead animal, don't get me wrong, but I admire dogs for cherishing every moment with loved ones. Humans should be more like that.)

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  29. Hee hee -- I often wonder where the mouth has been while the tongue is licking me. Great shot!

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  30. ewwww yuck!! why do they like to do that?!! great photo and i love the quote...dogs are the BEST!! my ozzy is always by my side, except right now, he's gone back to bed, silly boy!

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  31. What a nice shot of your dog. Ewww...on the dead mole thing but I did chuckle a bit when you realized what was going on.

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  32. My best friend in Brooklyn had two Jack Russels. They are such loyal and lovable dogs--almost like children!

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  33. Yuck to the Mole. How true it is though with our best buddies huh. Seems like mine are always into something... Your guy looks like a sweetie.

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  34. They love us not matter what...we make their day by just being there.

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  35. Even best friends can get on our nerves sometimes, but we love them anyway!
    Love this shot, the colors are very pretty.

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  36. We have a gate like that. I think the tractor caught it.

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  37. Oh it now has more character to it the fence. tee,hee

    Oh your dog did what. On no.

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  38. Lovely dog ... standing guard over what the gate's meant to do !

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