A Rottweiler Poem

by Lina
(Sydney Australia)

I found this on the internet and i thought to share it with you.
PS: (It made me cry!!!)

A Letter From A Dog To His Owner


My name is Max and I have a little something I’d like to Whisper in your ear. I know that you humans lead busy lives. Some have to work, some have children to raise.

It always seems like you are running here and there, often much to fast, often never noticing the truly grand things in life. Look down at me now, while you sit there at your computer.

See the way my dark brown eyes look at yours? They are slightly cloudy now. That comes with age. The gray hairs are beginning to ring my soft muzzle. You smile at me; I see love in your eyes.

What do you see in mine? Do you see a spirit, a soul inside who loves you as no other could in the world? A spirit that would forgive all trespasses of prior wrong doing for just a simple moment of your time?

That is all I ask. To slow down if even for a few minutes to be with me. So many times you have been saddened by the words you read on that screen, of others of my kind, passing.

Sometimes we die young and oh so quickly, sometimes so suddenly it wrenches your heart out of your throat.

Sometimes we age so slowly before your eyes that you do not even seem to know, until the very end, when we look at you with grizzled muzzles and cataract clouded eyes.

Still the love is always there, even when we take that long sleep, to run free in distant lands.

I may not be here tomorrow, I may not be here next week. Someday you will shed the waters from your eyes, that humans have when deep grief fills their souls, and you will be angry at yourself that you did not have just “One more day” with me.

Because I love you so, your sorrow touches my spirit and grieves me. We have now, together. So come, sit down here next to me on the floor. And look deep into my eyes.

What do you see? If you look hard and deep enough we will talk, you and I, heart to heart. Come to me not as “alpha” or as a “trainer” or even a “Mom or Dad,” come to me as a living soul and stroke my fur and let us look deep into one another’s eyes, and talk.

I may tell you something about the fun of chasing a tennis ball, or I may tell you something profound about myself, or even life in general.

You decided to have me in your life (I hope) because you wanted a soul to share just such things with.

Someone very different from you, and here I am.

I am a dog, but I am alive. I feel emotion, I feel physical senses, and I can revel in the differences of our spirits and souls.

I do not think of you as a “Dog on two feet”— I know what you are. You are human, in all your quirkiness, and I love you still.

Now, come sit with me, on the floor. Enter my world, and let time slow down if even for only 15 minutes. Look deep in my eyes, and whisper into my ears. Speak with your heart, with your joy and I will know your true self.

We may not have tomorrow, and life is oh so very short.

Love, Max

(on behalf of all canines everywhere)

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Jan 27, 2014

A Rottweiler Poem NEW
by: Jackie

I had to wipe my eyes to continue reading this.
This is so very true and thank you for speaking on our doggies behalf.
I felt I never gave my girl enough time and then it’s to late! I loved her dearly though and I know she knew that, sleep tight my gorgeous teddybear xx
The two I have now get too much time! We love them to bits and when the time comes I will know they were the happiest dogs alive!

Nov 08, 2011

Written by..
by: Anonymous

Jackie Ellis a dear friend of mine.

Apr 10, 2011

brought tears to my eyes
by: judy

I have not read this poem before and it brought tears to my eyes. Made me think of Precious, our dear daughter we lost in Oct..so true, so true..Now out new daughter Angel get all the lovies and we look forward to spioling her for the next 10+ years..thanks for sharing it…

Mar 15, 2011

A Rottweiler Poem
by: Anonymous


That felt like my Sam was talking to me! She’s gone now.

We are loving rotty owners anyway, but after reading this we will have to stop ourselves from spoiling our new rotty Max too much! DO you think there is such a thing as over spoiling?

Feb 19, 2011


That was soooo Sad… yet soooo true.. makes me thankful for all the time and love i give to my dog… and all the love i get from him in return….. Zues is my boy we hang out in the mornings after my other half goes to work, watching animal cops while i drink my coffee… If Im having a bad day its like he knows and does something crazy to make me laugh~!!! He is very funny… THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR SHARING THAT IT IS BEAUTIFUL!!!!!

Feb 19, 2011

So True
by: Tina

I love this- so true it is- this is what I do with my three dogs everyday – spend time , run, throw a frisbee, sit with my coffe in the morning and viist with them- and they always bring me to a happy place , even if the stress of work and life seems to occupy my time.

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