The Stories Of My Dogs (Episode 1)
I have always loved dogs. The truth is that dogs are really easy to love. Their friendliness is very infectious. Their faithfulness and loyalty is captivating. I will always love dogs!
What about you?
I remember vividly my first dog. It was an Alsatian. I got the dog when I newly took up a sales representative job at Pfizer Animal Health after finishing my National Youth Service. I was posted to Ilorin to cover Oyo and Kwara states.
I got the dog as a puppy. I wanted to cherish and love the dog in my newly rented 3 bedroom flat as a bachelor. Unfortunately, this was not to be.
I lost the dog!
I can’t even remember the name I gave the tiny puppy.
The dog died.
But why, you may ask. After all I am a veterinary surgeon who should know better. I really do not know what killed the dog. Up to this day.
I was traveling a lot as a sales representative. My job was to move around on daily basis whether I feel like it or not. I had to sell. I had to meet my sales target. I did not have time for the dog. I came back from one of my numerous trips to meet my dog, dead!
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It was painful. Imagine that I am still remembering this after 33 years. You see, I don’t believe that people or animals die. Loved animals and humans live in our hearts even when they are gone.
I have never forgotten my “dead” dog and I will never do…
Watch out for the story of my next dog….
You may also want to share the poignant stories of your own dogs or pets with people on this WORLD PETS CENTRE platform. Please feel free to do this by sending your story to me at firstname.lastname@example.org