Sleeps with Dogs
 
Dog-ma here to say.... Collar up!
I am not talking about becoming priests, or police officers… I am talking about your dogs! Get an identification tag and hang it around your beloved pet’s neck. It is simple and can cost as little or as much as you want. Sure you can get the finest designer leather collar for your pooch or you can even use a piece of yarn. Whatever it takes - get your dog prepared for the outside world, in the event he or she becomes lost. 
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                                                               (heart tag from Jazzy Tags)

Now, I am clearly a magnet for the lost and confused. Just the other day, I spotted two canine buddies frolicking in my neighbor’s front yard. They were obviously lost. After wooing them with my charm and the promise of water, I lured them to the safety of my yard. Upon further examination, I realized they were naked. No collars. No Identification, Nada. Zip. Zilch.

After using my own dogs collars and leashes to wrangle the two escapees, I loaded them into the car and set off to scour nearby neighborhoods for their owner. It was obvious the two outlaws were somebody’s pets. After a couple hours of searching, I found the owner. He was relieved to have his four legged family members back and I was thankful to reunite the delighted threesome.

This entire ordeal could have been avoided with a simple ID tag. Had there been a name and phone number adorning the bewildered dogs, I could have delivered the precious goods in minutes.
There are tons of tags to chose from on the market, after all the pet industry rakes in an estimated 34 billion dollars a year. The ID tags can be ornate and custom made or you can get one in 30 seconds, from a vending machine at large pet store chains, like PetSmart and PETCO. Just please do it.  
I have multiple dogs, and while I can’t imagine them wandering from their laps of luxury, each one wears a collar with a tag. If Bella the one-eye beast decides to one day hit the road, my cherished pooch could quickly be returned – all because she is properly outfitted with an identification tag.
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                                                        (Beauty Queen tag from  Fetching Tags)

Get an ID tag today. Your pet’s life could depend on it.

William Gibson
9/29/2011 03:35:03 pm

I am just SO proud of you. Thank you, from all of us. Thank you for being true to you.

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DOCTORAMZ
9/30/2011 01:06:08 am

Why doesn't it surprise me that two dogs happened upon you? Or perhaps I should say you happened upon them? Either way, you make all us furbaby lovers sleep better at night because we know people like you are in the world.

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Sleeps with Dogs
9/30/2011 11:47:31 am

Thanks y'all.
Your kinds words warm my heart!
Love,
Dog-Ma

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