Dog Poems by Kate Hanford

Dog Poems by Kate Hanford It's World Poetry Day today so I'd like to share a few poems that I wrote about Man's Best Friend. Man's Best Friend Dogs come in different forms of colour, fur, and breed Some are big and bouncy, Others small indeed Some are trained to guide us If our eyesight lets... Continue Reading →

Because They Are Worth It

The Power of The Dog by Rudyard Kipling THERE is sorrow enough in the natural way From men and women to fill our day; And when we are certain of sorrow in store, Why do we always arrange for more? Brothers and sisters, I bid you beware Of giving your heart to a dog to... Continue Reading →

Do Dogs Dream?

  Do Dogs Dream? Anyone who has ever sat beside a dog pawing the air, growling and yapping whilst supposedly fast asleep will have no doubt that dogs dream. And experts agree. They believe that dogs enter the R.E.M stage of sleep just like we do. That is the deep sleep or Rapid Eye Movement... Continue Reading →

Don’t Overlook the Golden Oldies

My experience in dog rescue bought to light how overlooked the more mature dogs were when it came to be considered for adoption. I completely agree that a puppy comes with no emotional baggage, can be trained easily and after all who doesn't love a puppy? Having said that, choosing to adopt a rescue puppy... Continue Reading →

Muddy Paws ; Poems for Dog Lovers

This is a small collection of poems about dogs that is written by me and available as an ebook on Amazon.From the heartache of losing a beloved friend to the plight of the rescue dog and all the fun of owning a new puppy. "Some Will Make You Laugh, Some Will Make You Cry" Muddy Paws... Continue Reading →

A Poem for a Rescue Dog by Kate Hanford

When we rescue a dog, it doesn't come gift-wrapped in shiny paper with a pretty gift tag and a huge bow. They arrive broken, neglected, scared and lonely. The majority settle into their forever homes seamlessly, others carry with them the ghosts of their past. As adopters, we try to take away the hurt and... Continue Reading →

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