My Dog

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Long ago, when man was a jungle dweller and did not have houses to live in, dogs lived in jungles in packs. They still do in many parts of the subcontinent. A pack of red dogs can be very terrible in the way in which it hunts down deer and other animals. But at sometime, man saw that the dog could make a good friend and a useful servant; so he took the dog into service. Well has the dog earned the title of “Man’s best friend.” I had a dog too, and in this essay I will describe all that happened between me and my pal.

When I was little, I loved animals. Although most children have pets, I could not convince my parents to allow me to have one until my pre-teens. I could not have been happier the day my family went to the pound and I picked out my dog Uffi.

I don’t know if he was the best dog on earth, but I loved him and he was my dearest friend. He was a strong, agile, well-muscled animal, alert and full of life. He was about two feet long and a foot and a half tall.

He had a noble head - cleanly chiseled, strong without coarseness, and above all, in proportion to the body. He gave the expression of an intelligent and composed gentleman. His eyes were medium sized, almond shaped and deep. His ears were moderately pointed, in proportion to the skull, open toward the front, and carried erect when at attention.

He had a cute black nose. His lips looked firmly fitted and jaws strongly developed. His neck was relatively long, and without loose folds of skin. When he used to be attentive or excited, his head would be raised and the...