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Lee A. Jesberger

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03-02-2010 04:00 AM

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Stray Dog

Someone sent this to me and I wanted to pass it on.

An older, tired-looking dog wandered into my yard. I could tell from his collar and
well fed belly that he had a home and was well taken care of.

He calmly came over to me, I gave him a few pats on his head; he then followed me
into my house. Slowly he walked down the hall, curled up in the corner and fell asleep..
An hour later, he went to the door, and I let him out.

The next day he was back, greeted me in my yard, walked inside and resumed his spot
in the hall and again slept for about an hour.
This continued off and on for several weeks.
Curious I pinned a note to his collar: ‘I would like to find out who the owner of
this wonderful sweet dog is and ask if you are aware that almost every afternoon
your dog comes to my house for a nap.’
The next day he arrived for his nap, with a different note pinned to his collar: ‘He
lives in a home with 6 children, 2 under the age of 3 – he’s trying to catch up on
his sleep. Can I come with him tomorrow?

Hope you enjoyed this as much as I did.


-- by Lee A. Jesberger

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#1 posted 03-02-2010 04:05 AM

What a sweetheart, to bad she/he is taken.

-- Dan Wiggins

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#2 posted 03-02-2010 04:07 AM

I have two cats that live nextdoor and they both come over to get away for the kids there..

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ For lovers of all things timber...

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#3 posted 03-02-2010 04:08 AM

now that’s sweet.

-- Ike, Big Daddies Woodshop,

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#4 posted 03-02-2010 04:11 AM

What a sweet dog.

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#5 posted 03-02-2010 04:12 AM

That’s a great story Lee, thanks for sharing it.

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#6 posted 03-02-2010 04:21 AM


-- Thos. Angle, Jordan Valley, Oregon

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#7 posted 03-02-2010 04:23 AM

Hey Guys;

This didn’t actually happen to me. This was sent to me and I wanted to pass it on.

However, if this fine dog did show up, he would be more than welcome!

Heck, I would even stop working and take a nap too, so I wouldn’t be disturbing him!


-- by Lee A. Jesberger

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#8 posted 03-02-2010 04:57 AM

great story lee..what a great looking dog..hope your doing well and staying busy..grizzman

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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#9 posted 03-02-2010 05:57 AM

great story—-I was soooo hoping it was you…I wonder if this is true “somewhere” because it is really cute…I hear the dog!!! Between my 6 year old and 2 year old I wish I could pin a note to myself and find a good spot to sleep each day…

great story!

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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#10 posted 03-02-2010 06:46 AM

I’ve seen your dog Lee and he wanted to tear my pant leg off. LOL

But, a great story.

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#11 posted 03-02-2010 02:37 PM

This is cute…........


-- Robin Renee'

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#12 posted 03-02-2010 02:38 PM

Hi Matt;

I’ve been carrying a oin around in my pocket for years! LOL


-- by Lee A. Jesberger

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#13 posted 03-02-2010 05:04 PM

Thanks Lee for the chuckle

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#14 posted 03-02-2010 10:56 PM

Thats great !!

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#15 posted 03-02-2010 11:22 PM

I have 4 kids 10,8,6,4. I go to work for a break.

-- __A Clean Desk is a sign of a sick mind.__

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