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Top 10 Dog Tributes

Updated on April 29, 2015

In Loving Tribute to Many Dogs

When starting out as the angel in the Dog neighbourhood it never struck me how passionately most squids who have pets are about them until I read these stories. If they don't bring a tear to your eye or a glow to your heart then you are not a pet owner.

Picking the top 10 in this category is a challenge in itself and I have put a poll at the bottom for you to vote on your favorite to help me out. You can also leave some comments in another module about what you feel as you read through them and vote on the statement you like the best.

Pictured is my little girl Mini, now 14 years old. Isn't she gorgeous?

In Love and Remembering Old and New Pets

The joy of owning a pet is increased enormously when we pay tribute to them here in Squidoo. With love, understand and gratitude the following lenses were written by the many who know what it is like to loose your heart to a furry friend.

Many pets have sadly passed on or are suffering terminal disease Some lenses are extremely touching, others share their love and humour. But all pets are part of the family and the grieving may continue as we remember. But there are others who pay tribute to their pets or even wild animals. They might be artists, handlers or carers who write with passion while spending their lives educating, training and being there for pets in need or otherwise.

Bring the Tissues to View This

What's Your View of Dogs?

Should Dogs be Treated Like Humans or as Animals?

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    • ologsinquito2 profile image


      4 years ago

      Dogs are wonderful gifts that have been given to us.

    • BodyHairRemoval profile image


      4 years ago

      I lost my beagle last summer. One of the toughest experiences I've ever had to go through. Still miss him a lot every single

    • OrlandoTipster profile image


      6 years ago

      I love my dogs

      Each has it's own personality

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      Tony Payne 

      6 years ago from Southampton, UK

      This is a really sweet lens, it's good to see all the dog tribute lenses in one place, and nicely done too. I have had a couple of really great dogs myself too. Blessed.

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      6 years ago

      Great Lens! I Love Dogs!

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      6 years ago

      Great Lens! I Love Dogs!

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      Nancy Tate Hellams 

      6 years ago from Pendleton, SC

      Thank you for featuring Bruno's Alpha Dog Training on this very special lens.

    • mrkensworld profile image


      6 years ago

      Thanks Norma, I have many memories from our furry friends and still have dogs in the house ...Love them :-)

    • SheilaSchnauzies profile image


      6 years ago from Omaha, NE

      I wanted to thank you SO much for featuring Harry Schnauzer's story on your lens here! He was a treasured baby even tho he was a 12-year-old man and he will live as long as people remember him. Thanks again, -Sheila

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      Vicki Green 

      6 years ago from Wandering the Pacific Northwest USA

      I enjoy reading everyone's pages about their dogs - they are each so unique and special. You've put together a great collection.

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      lakern26 lm 

      7 years ago

      This is a beautiful dedication lens. Loved the video --- definitely a tear jerker! Thanks so much for featuring mine in the above list and I apologize for taking so long to get here.

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      Melody Lassalle 

      7 years ago from California

      Thank you for featuring my dog, Sierra! This is wonderful tribute to all these great dogs.

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      Lisa Auch 

      7 years ago from Scotland

      I love it!

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      7 years ago

      What a wonderful memorial. I've lensrolled and am about to feature on my I Want a Dog lens, thank you! (all features are under the guest book)

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      7 years ago

      Awww, thank you so much for including Ruger, she truly was such a special puppy, who we still miss very much, Kathy

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      Nancy Carol Brown Hardin 

      7 years ago from Las Vegas, NV

      Thank you for a marvelous lens. I am housebound a good deal and my dog is my daily companion. I appreciate the opportunity to add my two dog lenses to your lens. I also recommended this lens for LOTD. Thanks for sharing.

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      Carmel Aaron 

      7 years ago

      Thank you so much for including my Pets Ease Grief, Depression, Stress and Loneliness - Lens here. What an honor to be included in the 10 Top Dog Tributes-lens. Thank you so much - I and all of everyone's favorite furry or feathered friends are so honored to be included in this very beautiful page.

      Thanks so much...

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      Joan Walter 

      7 years ago from Cambellsport, Wisconsin

      Love this lens and hope it is an inspiration to others. Creating a tribute lens to your pet is a great tool to help in healing. Hopefully by getting some of these stories together in one place others will see this and add their stories to lens in the future. Thank you so much for including my lens honoring Morgan. Hugs....Joanie and Morgan and Subtle.

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      7 years ago

      Yes, Mini is gorgeous! Great dog lens shares.

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      7 years ago from UK

      Thank you so much for including Goldie in your tribute lens. When I read you re mail and came to look here it made my day so happy:) Goldie would be wagging his tail and wiggling his whole body!!

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      nightbear lm 

      7 years ago

      I am so thrilled that you included my Abigail in your tribute lens. She would have loved it. She was such a ham for attention. thank you so much.

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      nightbear lm 

      7 years ago

      I am so thrilled that you included my Abigail in your tribute lens. She would have loved it. She was such a ham for attention. thank you so much.

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      ChrisDay LM 

      7 years ago

      Lensrolled to my 7 'WINNER' lenses


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