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5-Dog House Alarm
by Connie Hinnen Cook

Monday, August 14, 2006
Rated "G" by the Author.
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Neighbors got a fancy system
fer their own securitee
gotta know sum 8-code number
gotta password, yesiree,
Well, thet's fine fer snooty people
rich folks pay ta keep out harm
I kin sleep jest like a baby
with my 5-Dog House Alarm.

Yew take Whitey, he's the Top Dog
he gits blame an' ridicule
if the pack ain't home by evenin'
he gits dressed-down, as a rule,
Toss sum meat scraps on them porch steps
an' it works jest like a charm
I don't fret, they got me covered
with my 5-Dog House Alarm.

I don't need no gun or rifle
I don't need no Beware sign,
with my K-9 super guard dogs
I kin git along jest fine,
Nuthin' gits past them 5 guard dogs
wake 'em up, they'll git yore arm!
safe as in the hands of Jesus
with my 5-Dog House Alarm.

~ Connie ~

Iffen yew cain't run with the Big Dogs,
then git offen the porch!"
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Reviewed by Cynthia Borris 8/14/2006

Pure fun! Thanks for the laugh.

Reviewed by E T Waldron 8/14/2006
hahahaha Connie you got me belly laughing, I love the vernacular;-) A hoot n a holler! I just know there's gonna be a book!;-)

Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 8/14/2006
Oh you are too Much,,,thanks for the great smiles!!


Love Tinka
Reviewed by Rhonda Galizia 8/14/2006
Connie, y'all shor are funny........comin' on to yor prop'tee is a
mity fine time, cept fer them thar dawgs...I think Jesus giv 'em to ya, juss sose He cood git Hisself a good laff!

You are a royal hoot, Sister! Love, Rhonda
Reviewed by Rebecca Burns 8/14/2006
That was a riot and the picture was icing on the cake. Well done.
Loved it.
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 8/14/2006
Adorable write, Connie; very well penned! BRAVA!

(((HUGS))) and much love, your friend in Tx., Karen Lynn. :D
Reviewed by Felix Perry 8/14/2006
Very serious look at the humour of having dogs as low tech security systems. I love it.

Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner 8/14/2006

This is a wonderful humorous way to get attention this early in the A.M. Love it--and you!

(((HUGS))), Karla.
Reviewed by Gloria Buono Daly 8/14/2006
ADT, Brink & Slonim watch out, you have major competition and it's much cheaper! "5 Dog House Alarm" is so original and entertaining. Every dog lover should read this. Would make an excellent plaque for pet shops, dog grooming shops, etc. My best, Gloria
Reviewed by Dove JoAnne Cromp (Reader) 8/14/2006
hahahah...I get so much entertainment here, lol..Thanks Connie!!!

Peace & Love, Dove
Reviewed by Ed Matlack 8/14/2006
Both the poem and picture are hilarious, wish I thought of it, LOL, Ed
Reviewed by Elizabeth Taylor (Reader) 8/14/2006
Oh my God! That is the funniest picture.
And the poem is good too!

Reviewed by Susan Sonnen 8/14/2006
I love it!
Reviewed by H. Lena Jones 8/14/2006
Yep, the 5-dog house alarm would work...but I gotta have some concern, especially after what Jerry said about the pork chops!
Good one, Connie! :)

Reviewed by Jerry Bolton (Reader) 8/14/2006
Yes, indeed, this is the fail-safe way to protect your house and loved ones, uh, that is until somebody come around with a few pork chops for the hounds. Cute.

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