Out and About with your Dog

Dog Poem
'Rainbow Bridge' - Author Unknown

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In the dog world dying is commonly referred to as 'going over the Rainbow Bridge'. This is the beautiful poem of the same name.

Rainbow Bridge.

There is a bridge connecting heaven and earth
It is called Rainbow Bridge because of its many colours

Just this side of the Rainbow Bridge there is a land of meadows,
hills, valleys with lush green grass

When a beloved pet dies, the pet goes to this special place
There is always food and water and warm spring weather

The old and frail are young again
Those who are maimed are made whole again

They play all day with each other
There is only one thing missing

They are not with their special person who loved them on Earth
So each day they run and play until the day comes
when one suddenly stops playing and looks up !

The nose twitches !
The ears are up !
The eyes are staring !
And this one suddenly runs from the group !

You have been seen, and when you and your special friend meet,
you take him or her into your arms and embrace
your face is kissed again and again,
and you look once more into the eyes of your trusting pet

Then you cross the Rainbow Bridge together, never again to be separated

'Those of us who surround ourselves with lives more temporary than our own live within a fragile circle that is easily and often breached. Yet knowing this, we still would choose to live no other way.'

Irving Townsend

Blue Cross Pet Bereavement

If you're experiencing the loss of a pet, this is a useful page for support. The Blue Cross

Yahoo Group - pet bereavement

Pet Loss.com

American site offering support

Pet Loss.co.uk

British site offering support

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To one of gods most beautiful creatures 
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