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I Thought I Wanted To Die But My Dog Saved Me

Posted On: Mar 6, 2021   |   Posted By: iHeart Dogs

My love for dogs began the moment I was born. My parents brought me home and introduced me to our Chow and Keeshond, Buddha and Kaysha. There hasn't been a day in my life that I have been without a dog waiting for me at home.
This love for dogs and witnessing their unconditional love and devotion has fueled my passion, which is exactly why I love writing for iHeartDogs.
One Dog Changed The Course Of My Life
I have to admit, one dog stands out among all the others. Meet Bonkerz.
When I was 18-years-old, I was eagerly counting down the days until I would be moving from all I'd ever known in Clearwater, Florida to my first apartment in Louisville, Kentucky where I'd be attending the University of Louisville. It was 2009. I wasn't sure what my future held, but I knew I wanted a dog. A Morkie to be exact.
A friend surprised me with a dog. I was woken up by something standing on my back and sniffing my ear. When I rolled over I saw him - and it wasn't love at first sight.
He was visibly older and not the fluffy...

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