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A Letter to My Dog

Thanks for Being my Best Friend

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A Letter to My Dog

Dear Puppy,

When I first got you, you were so little that you could easily curl up in my lap and sleep. You preferred chewing a number of contraband things such as blankets, glasses, and pens, but you were still my cute little puppy. At first, it seemed that I had simply gained an adorable new responsibility. Little did I know that you'd end up being my best friend.

You're literally always there. When I come home every day, you lift up your sleepy head from your nap and trot over to me to smell all the new smells I gathered while I was gone. You always insist on belly rubs and sleeping next to my feet, and you're always present with your big brown eyes whenever I eat. You get so excited when I ask if you want a treat, and I cherish all the cuddle times we have when I'm procrastinating in the mornings. All in all, you're the most present part of my life.

When the bad things happen, you know just what to do. You always know how to make things better, even if it's just letting me hug you and get tears and snot in your fur. It's like you have a sixth sense and can read exactly how I feel. You seem to share in both my joys and sadness, even when you can't actually understand them.

You also provide a great excuse to get out of unwarranted social events. Many a time have I used your necessary company as a means of staying home. You're also my excuse when I look crazy for talking to myself. Whenever I have leftover food I'm too crazy to throw away, sure enough, you're always there to take care of it for me.

While not everyone may see how cute you are, you will always be the most precious, adorable, beautiful pup to me. Even when you're old and grey, I will always see you as the lively puppy you once were. You're my pup, my walking buddy, and my best friend.


Love,

Dog Mom

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