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Tuesday, August 15, 2006

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What's with people who keep their dog in an outside pen all day and night?

This poor dog was so bored he wore a rut in the ground running back and forth just to have something to do.

It was obvious no one had interacted or played with him in quite some time.

He just kept running back and forth, robot like, and didn't even bark, much less stop, when I walked over to take his picture.

Maybe I'm out of line, but a pet shouldn't be a live lawn ornament.

14 Comments:

Blogger fanatic cook said...

"... a pet shouldn't be a live lawn ornament."

You took the words right out of my mouth.

Tue Aug 15, 04:59:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

sadly, most people don't deserve to have pets.

Tue Aug 15, 05:13:00 PM  
Anonymous Hartster said...

While that's true, I'm happy that the dog _was_ in a pen. Don't get me started on irresponsible pet owners who let dogs - and surprisingly, cats - roam around at will around the neighborhood. Then they yell at you when, despite all that you try and do to avoid it, their pet gets killed because you hit it.

Tue Aug 15, 05:40:00 PM  
Anonymous concerned vet said...

why did you not call humane society if you thought pet was in danger of dehydration etc..looks like was overheated from photo..can call anon..you know..

Tue Aug 15, 06:27:00 PM  
Anonymous wine girl said...

I agree with concerned vet. My brother has reported people in the past. Poor pooch- all they want is to give lots of love to someone.

Tue Aug 15, 11:04:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

stop with the pet photos already..feels like frickin' animal planet!

Tue Aug 15, 11:20:00 PM  
Anonymous Norm said...

It is a frickin' animal planet.

Wed Aug 16, 10:36:00 AM  
Blogger GlitterTower said...

ahhh. poor dog. Please call the humane society Diana. It is way to hot to keep him out all day, pacing, this is cruelty.

Wed Aug 16, 01:12:00 PM  
Anonymous Benji said...

Let's cage the owners for a day and see how they like it!

Thu Aug 17, 05:33:00 AM  
Blogger Judy Grivas said...

Diana, people who leave their "pets" outside should be hung.
Dogs, in particular, are pack animals and become so attached to their humans that the love you receive from them is priceless. I like to believe God will get people like that... If they're more concerned about their house than a living creature...! UGH!!!

Judy

"mom" to 2 German shepherds...who are HOUSE DOGS, despite the tumbleweed floating through the hallway and occasional teeth marks on the wooden furniture... DID YOU CALL THE HUMANE SOCIETY?

Thu Aug 17, 02:22:00 PM  
Blogger Diana Fasanella said...

proper authorities have been notified.

Thu Aug 17, 02:36:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Pets are part of the family and belong in the house. Thanks for calling the authorities?Do you if anything changed Diana?

Thu Aug 17, 04:10:00 PM  
Anonymous Pete said...

I like animals,I really do! However I must go on record as disgusted with all those do gooders who insist on attaching human like qualities and rights to animals,both domestic and feral.

I will support animal rights when and only when people stop placing babies in dumpsters,when children no longer go to sleep hungry,when we have solved our inhumanity against our citizens.

It seems that some of our priorities have gone askew in this country.
I'm sure I've got someone's fur flying now,eh?

Thu Aug 17, 09:20:00 PM  
Anonymous antipeta said...

couldn't agree more pete..

Fri Aug 18, 10:43:00 AM  

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