One of the hardest things I’ve ever have to do happened this Monday. I had to take three of my dogs (I have five) to the animal shelter. I didn’t want to do it, but things have been very tight lately (money wise) and it was very hard to support them. I keep getting flashbacks of taking them to the shelter and saying goodbye to them. They definitely took a piece of my heart with them, I felt incomplete when I left.
Anybody who truly knows me, knows that I adore animals. These dogs were like my kids, so it was very hard to say goodbye. As soon as I left the dogs there I ran to the car, locked the doors and screamed and cried, it was very unsettling.
I know good people will adopt them. They are young and healthy dogs, they were vaccinated so I know they have a great chance of being adopted. I can’t stop thinking about them though, and I know I will never forget them. This really makes me consider if I want to have a dog when I have my own place. When they get sick, die or have to give them away, the suffering is just too much.
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