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My Dog Rover

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My Dog Rover

Today is the day,
I will give my dog away.
I wonder if he's sick,
or if he's too lazy to play.
I called the vet,
$80 I cannot pay.
My dog, my favorite pet,
he does not want to play fetch.
He never likes to get wet,
today he doesn't want to play catch.
I tell him to roll over,
that he doesn't even want to do.
When I call my dog Rover,
he gives me the puppy face too.
Maybe he's over fed.
I don't see him  wagging his tail,
he just lays there in bed.
Should I call the Dog Catcher,
so he can stop playing dead.

 Sid & Son

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  1. Date: 7/7/2013 12:16:00 AM

    yes! :-)

  1. Date: 2/10/2011 10:33:00 PM

    Wow,So so sad. I lost my Molly almost 15 years ago, and I'm still not over it. Don't ever take for granted the time you have. I can still see her puppy dog face in my mind. Best wishes to you and rover

  1. Date: 10/16/2010 6:20:00 PM

    Poor Rover....don't give hime away, just pay some more attention to him and feed him some healthy food.

  1. Date: 3/19/2010 11:44:00 PM

    Hey, do you really have a dog called Rover, Irma? Or are you just funnin' us? Cute one! luv, andrea

  1. Date: 2/17/2010 7:33:00 AM

    I loved the last line! Wonderful sense of humor you have, Ms. Irma! Nice rhyme flow as well! Milt

  1. Date: 2/15/2010 7:54:00 PM

    If u live on the East coast your dog is probably tired of looking at snow falling down as I have been looking at for 2 weeks straight now.. hope doggy feels better and please call the Vet .. sometimes I wish doggies could talk... luv.. Linda-Marie..

  1. Date: 2/15/2010 6:30:00 PM

    This is a very cute poem Irma...Love it...Marty

  1. Date: 2/15/2010 12:04:00 PM

    Maybe it is all the rain, snow, and cold. Neat write. You have soup mail. Sara