Amazing and Touching Dog Stories
Dogs are absolutely amazing companions. And
they enrich our lives in so
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Mary and her husband Jim had a dog named
was a real character. Whenever Mary and Jim had company come for a
weekend visit they would warn their friends to not leave their luggage
open because Lucky would help himself to whatever struck his fancy.
Inevitably, someone would forget and something would come up missing.
Mary or Jim would go to Lucky's toy box in
and there the treasure would be, amid all of Lucky's other favorite
toys. Lucky always stashed his finds in his toy box and he was very
particular that his toys stay in the box.
It happened that Mary found out she had
Something told her she was going to die of this disease ....in fact,
she was just sure it was fatal.
She scheduled the double mastectomy, fear
shoulders. The night before she was to go to the hospital she cuddled
with Lucky. A thought struck her ...what would happen to Lucky?
Although the three-year-old dog liked Jim,
he was Mary's
dog through and through. If I die, Lucky will be abandoned, Mary
thought. He won't understand that I didn't want to leave him. The
thought made her sadder than thinking of her own death.
The double mastectomy was harder on Mary
doctors had anticipated and Mary was hospitalized for over two weeks.
Jim took Lucky for his evening walk faithfully, but the little dog just
drooped, whining and miserable.
Finally the day came for Mary to leave the
When she arrived home, Mary was so exhausted she couldn't even make it
up the steps to her bedroom. Jim made his wife comfortable on the couch
and left her to nap. Lucky stood watching Mary but he didn't come to
her when she called. It made Mary sad but sleep soon overcame her and
When Mary woke for a second she couldn't
was wrong. She couldn't move her head and her body felt heavy and hot.
But panic soon gave way to laughter when Mary realized the problem.
She was covered, literally blanketed, with
treasure Lucky owned! While she had slept, the sorrowing dog had made
trip after trip to the basement bringing his beloved mistress all his
favorite things in life. He had covered her with his love.
Mary forgot about dying. Instead she and
living again, walking further and further together every day. It's been
12 years now and Mary is still cancer-free.
Lucky? He still steals treasures and stashes
them in his
toy box but Mary remains his greatest treasure.
No Charge For Love
A farmer had some puppies that he needed to
painted a sign advertising the 4 pups. And set about nailing it to a
post on the edge of his yard. As he was driving the last nail into the
post, he felt a tug on his overalls. He looked down into the eyes of a
"Mister," he said, "I want to buy one of
"Well," said the farmer, as he rubbed the
sweat off the
back of his neck, "these puppies come from fine parents and cost a good
deal of money."
The boy dropped his head for a moment. Then
deep into his pocket, he pulled out a handful of change and held it up
to the farmer. "I've got thirty-nine cents. Is that enough to take a
"Sure," said the farmer. And with that he
let out a
whistle. "Here, Dolly!" he called. Out from the doghouse and down the
ramp ran Dolly followed by four little balls of fur. The little boy
pressed his face against the chain link fence. His eyes danced with
As the dogs made their way to the fence, the
noticed something else stirring inside the doghouse. Slowly another
little ball appeared, this one noticeable smaller. Down the ramp it
slid. Then in a somewhat awkward manner, the little pup began hobbling
toward the others, doing its best to catch up...
"I want that one," the little boy said,
pointing to the
The farmer knelt down at the boy's side and
you don't want that puppy. He will never be able to run and play with
you like these other dogs would."
With that the little boy stepped back from
reached down, and began rolling up one leg of his trousers. In doing so
he revealed a steel brace running down both sides of his leg attaching
itself to a specially made shoe.
Looking back up at the farmer, he said, "You
see, sir, I
don't run too well myself, and he will need someone who understands."
With tears in his eyes, the farmer reached
picked up the little pup. Holding it carefully, he handed it to the
"How much?" asked the little boy.
"No charge," answered the farmer, "There's
no charge for
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