I promise I will love you and care for you always.
I promise I will never dump you at a shelter when you get old.
I promise to give you at least 147 kisses a day and just as many snuggles.
I promise to comfort you during thunderstorms and never leave you alone on the Fourth of July.
I promise to always roll down the car window at least halfway so you can stick your head out, no matter how hot or cold it is (unless it’s raining. I know how much you hate to get wet).
I promise to give you my sundae bowl when I am finished so you can lick it clean (as long as it isn’t chocolate).
I promise to never get stingy with the amount of peanut butter I smear on your bone.
I promise to always add a little table food to your meals because I know how much you love steak.
When we’re on a walk, I promise to let you sniff as many trees and bushes as you want, but I will pull you away when you start sniffing other dogs’ butts. (I know that’s how you guys roll, but it’s really gross.)
I promise to replace old and worn blankies with new blankies because I know how much you love your blankies.
I promise you an endless supply of tennis balls.
I promise to be an advocate for pit bulls because you’re a pit bull and you’re awesome.
I promise I will weigh all potential dating partners with you in mind because the woman of my dreams will love you as much as I do. (That is a requirement and is non-negotiable.)
Lastly, when it’s your time, I promise I will not make you endure unnecessary pain and suffering because I’m not strong enough to let you go. I will kiss you goodbye and keep close to my heart the memories you leave behind…..
And never will I forget the day I brought you home from the shelter…the day you rescued me.
When looking for a pet, please consider adopting from a shelter. There are millions of wonderful animals looking for a home. Most of the puppies sold at pet stores come from puppy mills. For more information on puppy mills, please visit the Thepuppymillproject.org. Thank you.