The night before leaving and all through the house,
The puppies were stirring, destroying the house,
The playing was loud, the play fighting intense,
Each of the pups worked to create their defense.
When what to my wondering eyes should appear,
but torn up duct tape that neglected to adhere,
to the flooring they thought was their best new toy,
And they ripped, chewed and tore at it with a new sense of joy.
They are 7 weeks old,
with their journey to begin,
and I take joy in their new path
which brings back my big grin.
For letting them go,
so very tough for the soul,
but helping them become
the very best is the goal.
Because some day I will see,
the effects of this time
and I am the one that will know
how steep was the climb
To start from a pup,
that didn’t walk, hear or see,
with a desire and a passion
to make them all they could be.
They gave me their best,
and I gave them mine,
so others could see,
how one day they would shine.
They will change someone’s life
although that person doesn’t know
the gifts that one pup
alone can bestow.
So watch these gifts of life,
to see what they achieve
and you too will take pride,
because they make you believe.
That life has surprises,
fresh, big and new
if you choose to make a difference,
the best comes back to you.
Good Luck to the beautiful, precocious, fun, sweet and loving L litter! I can’t wait to see the lives you change, the love you give, and the difference you make!!!! I’m going to miss you!!!