Kids Writing About Their Pets

Kids and dogs – such a winning combination.  But, you knew that already. So did we.  And, we knew that if we asked kids to write about their pet, that we would hear some great stories.

We reached out to the kids and their families who are patrons of the Fairport Public Library and asked them if they’d like to participate in the very first “Fairport – Literally – Goes to the Dogs!” writing contest.

Here’s our first place winner:  Mia and her German Shepherd, Devo.  Isn’t she Mia lovely and isn’t he Devo a gorgeous dog?

Here, in her own words, is the Story of Devo:

Devo, by Mia Trovato

This is the story of how Devo my German Shepherd dog (G.S.D) came into my life.

Devo was born in a warehouse in New Jersey. The people who had the puppies didn’t want the puppies so they starved them. The parents were both guard dogs.  The pups didn’t get what they needed.

Devo was rescued by an organization called Big Dogs Big Hearts. He was put into foster care.  Big Dogs Big Hearts found cardboard, plastic and metal in the pups’ poop. Then I came along … and here is the rest of the story.   [gplus count=”true” size=”Medium” ]



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