Walking with McDude

by Doris McQuiddy, January 2013
(Following the passing of yellow lab Patrick Henry “McDude”)


 
Missing you, I walked our paths
Seeing the hidden pond you liked
I found two mallard couples, swimming
in slow circles
Looking for you or a paw print or a
sign of you
Deer prints like hearts pressed into
the sand
I looked up just in time to see a group
of birds
Lofting on the currents of wind
Drawing their fleeting pictures
Then their disappearing shapes on the
skyscape
I hear your huffing to let me know you
are near
Or maybe your sound etched in my memory
Guiding my steps in search of comfort
Sweet friend of my heart.
 

Powered by Bullraider.com

Simple Monthly Donations

You can make simple & secure monthly donations using PayPal. Just click the yellow Donate button below, type in the amount you'd like to donate, and check off the Monthly Donation box.

 

Donate on a monthly basis, anywhere from $5 - $500 and anywhere inbetween. Over the course of a year $5 per month gets one suffereing animal to the vet, that's fantastic for only $5 a month!

 

Want to make a one-time donation? Click the button below, type in the amount you'd like to donate and leave the Monthly Donation box unmarked.

 

Or you can make a check out
to the Shakespeare Animal Fund

Send it to:

Shakespeare Animal Fund 
P.O. Box 8201 Reno, NV 89507

Join our Newsletter

Interested in being a corporate sponsor?

Your logo and information will be on our website, all our promotional materials, prominent at our fundraisiers, on press releases and live interviews. Email theshakefund@aol.com for more information.

Phone:
775-342-7040

Fax:
775-997-0449

Email:  TheShakeFund@aol.com

The Shakespeare Animal Fund is a
recognized 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization

Memberships

Save the lives of pets and get some perks too! Become a Member of SAF. 

Learn more about Memberships here.

Pet Products for Good!

Proceeds from Seeds of Inspiration products sold here will go directly to Shakespeare Animal Funds!


 Cat Sach' Catnip Toy - Organic and Recycled!
$5.00

Cat Sach
(mouse over for description)


 Pooch Pal Scented Dog Toy
from recycled denim
$6.00

 Pooch Pal
(mouse over for description)

Share Your Pet Memories

If you've got a story or poem about the animal companions in your life, please send it to us to put on the site and share with others.