This Beautiful Poem To People Who Abandon Their Doggos Will Bring You To Tears

Some people just aren’t made to be pet owners. They’re the type of people who get a puppy for Christmas, love it until it gets big, then forget it even existed. Sometimes when people have grown completely bored of their dogs, they just simply abandon them to lives of neglect or dump them at the pound. It’s enough to make the blood boil.

Thankfully a mysterious artist of no small amount of talent has summed up the feelings one can have for these people in the form of a beautiful poem.

The poem

I adopted your dog today
The one you left at the pound
The one you had for seven years
and no longer wanted around.

I adopted your dog today
Do you know he’s lost weight?
Do you know he’s scared and depressed
and has lost all faith?

I adopted your dog today.
he had fleas and a cold,
but don’t worry none.
You’ve unburdened your load.

I adopted your dog today.
Were you having a baby or moving away?
Did you suddenly develop allergies or was there no reason he couldn’t stay?

I adopted your dog today.
he doesn’t play or eat much
He’s very depressed, but
he will learn again to trust.

I adopted your dog today.
And here he will stay.
He’s found his forever home
and a warm bed on which to lay.

I adopted your dog today.
And I will give him all that he could need.
Patience, love, security, and understanding.
Hopefully he will forget your selfish deed.

Owning a pet isn’t like owning a new pair of jeans. You can’t just throw them out when they get out of style or dirty. Dogs are a living thing, and they need to be cared for, they’re also a responsibility that you need to be up to the task for. We don’t know who wrote this piece, but if you’re out there, doggo.com salutes you.

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