Dear Small Humans,
I write on behalf of your mother.
Let me start by reaffirming how much I love being your dog. I am very well looked after and can always find a companion to pet me or take me on a walk.
By now, it is painfully obvious that I am a dog of little brain.
Yes, just the other day, I managed to get caught up in an apron hanging from a chair, with no exit strategy in place. I rely on your goodwill to rescue me from these predicaments.
Amazingly, you have kept me despite my minimal contributions to the household. I would prefer some variety in my food allotment but that is a minor concern.
However, I do find the blanket wrapping a bit much.
I’m not a snitch but I trust in your deductive reasoning to ascertain which child is responsible for my temporary bondage. Truly, I adore Johnny. He is my most consistent source of food and treats.
Please don’t take the criticism too harshly. I am forever grateful that you badgered your mother into adopting me. Other rescue dogs aren’t as lucky. And I do hope to become a real dog someday.
By the way, I suggest washing the aforementioned blankets. The recommendation to apply flea and tick prevention on a monthly basis is not a suggestion.
Your forever loyal, somewhat dysfunctional dog,
*Open Letter is a series about the anomalies and absurdities of family life. Read other posts in the series (Open Letter, Open Letter 2, Open Letter 3)
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Kathleen, Never lose your sense of humor.Love and prayers! Bonnie Brown
Bella took time out from her daily (usually about 23 hours per day) nap to read this with me. She was very interested in the fact that Johnny is such a good source of treats…..;)
Oh, dear Bella. Josephine is still your most reliable source!
Rudy speaks for most family dogs. LOL….loving your posts!
I imagine Rudy IS most family dogs. I don’t really need him but I do love him!
Rudy is definitely the perfect dog for your family? Who did the wrap job? My vote is #1, Josephine, #2, Mary Frances!
Should have been: Rudy IS definitely the perfect dog for your family!!
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