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She Puts Us Through Our Paces

She can hear a candy wrapper being opened a mile away. She races home, and tears through her dog door, Stares at us accusingly, gets on our laps, to smell our breaths. We always save her a piece. She has fallen into heaven, my girlfriend laughs. Not really, as we are no angels, but we love her, And would probably put our lives in harms way to save her from the murderers and thieves she warns us about hourly. We live in the country, and Sophie dog despises a truck on the road. When one goes by, which is rarely, she bares her teeth, and wails as if the murderers and thieves are about to steal her candy. She guards us daily, whether we like it or not. We have no doubt she would throw herself in front of truck to save us, and we feel exactly the same way about her.

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Date: 1/15/2019 12:42:00 PM
Oh gosh, this reminds me of my last dog; sounds just like her. The cat I presently have, does this, too and her little footsteps sound a bit like my "Heinz 57" pooch. They are always there for us whether they get a bite or not.
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Caren Krutsinger
Date: 1/15/2019 12:56:00 PM
We hear here tip-tapping toward us, and we know she knows we are EATING.