I Am A Dog As A Pet Essays

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Roof, Roof, Roof! Too often I heard this coming from my neighbors’ backyard at three o’clock in the morning. They had a little Shih Tzu named Oreo, because of his black and white fur. They would leave their dog outside at night and poor Oreo’s bark would keep me up all night long. I would always tell my mom that it was not right for them to neglect their dog the way that they did. I always would think to myself, “What if I just hopped the fence and brought the dog to my house … would they even notice? Or would they just be happy that they no longer had to deal with all the strings that came along with owning a dog as a pet?” I never was allowed to say anything to my neighbors when I saw them in the front yard because my mom would tell me that it was none of my business and that I must respect my elders.
After a while, I started to feel that I had an obligation to help Oreo whenever I could. When I would hear him barking, I would go outside with treats and feed him through the tiny hole in the fence that separated our yard from theirs. When my mom and I would go shopping for our dog, Reese, I would always ask my mom if it were okay for me to buy a toy for Oreo. She was always willing to support my decision to help Oreo, whether it was that she felt as sorry for Oreo as I did or because she was just happy that I was no longer bothering my neighbors and telling them that they are being cruel to their pet. I did not care about her reasoning behind it, I was just…

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