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The Joys of Bathing a Dog

The Joys of Bathing a Dog Procrastination has run its course; Annie needs a bath! Her lovely long fur is gray not snow; Annie needs a bath! First I check the water temp, Just like you do for a baby; She knows what’s going on, she does, Begins to be a bit crazy. I find the old towel and start the chase, Around and round we go. Finally, I win and splash her in, (That aggravating so and so.) Resigned to her fate, she stands up straight, Lets me scrub a dub dub for a while; Then sick of it, she wiggles and sits, Dead weight to be picked up, no smile. Taking the towel, I start the chase, She shakes like a belly dancer; Water and soap land without hope Covering her world, little Prancer. That’s all right, she’ll sleep tonight, And smell like Canine #5. She’ll be loved from up above, And I’ll be glad she’s alive.

Copyright © | Year Posted 2017




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Date: 8/16/2017 9:27:00 PM
LOL "Canine #5"
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Date: 4/6/2017 10:11:00 AM
My dachshund goes into a mild panic when he sees me preparing his bath. Fortunately he resigns himself to it, so there is no mess to clean up. Enjoyed. And thank you for stopping by to read me today. Best to you in your writing endeavors. / M
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Date: 2/9/2017 2:26:00 PM
Ha ha. They don't like their bath, but they'd happily jump in a lake to retrieve a stick. Good poem.
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Sunlite Wanter
Date: 2/9/2017 3:17:00 PM
Glad you liked it, Ray.
Date: 1/17/2017 2:29:00 AM
- I know how it is .... - After that ..... entire bathroom needs to be washed .... :))) - A lovely poem, Sunlite - hugs // Anne-Lise :)
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Sunlite Wanter
Date: 1/17/2017 10:12:00 AM
Thanks, Sunshine.
Date: 1/16/2017 6:49:00 PM
What a quaint poem, touching.
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norberto franco cisneros
Date: 1/16/2017 6:54:00 PM
sorry, put comment in the wrong place.
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norberto franco cisneros
Date: 1/16/2017 6:52:00 PM
Thank you for your comment of my poem. much appreciated.
Date: 1/16/2017 6:05:00 PM
I'm tired from just reading...haha...great poem
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