Lend Me A Pup I will lend to you for a while, a pup, God said one day, For you to
love him while he lives, and mourn him when he's gone away. Maybe twelve or fourteen
years, or maybe two or three. But will you, 'til I call him back, take care of him
He'll bring his charms to gladden you and, should his stay be brief, you'll
always have his memories as solace for your grief. I cannot promise he will stay,
since all from earth return, But there are lessons taught below I want this pup to
I've looked the whole world over in search of teachers true, And from the folk
that crowd life's land I have chosen you. Now will you give him all your love, nor
think the labour vain? Nor hate me when I come to take my sweet pup home again?
fancied that He heard them say “Dear Lord Thy Will be Done, For all the joys this
pup will bring, the risk of grief we'll run. We'll shelter him with tenderness, we'll
love him while we may, And for the happiness we've known, forever grateful stay.
should you call him back much sooner than we've planned, We'll brave the bitter grief
that comes, and try to understand. If, by our love, we've managed, your wishes to
achieve In memory of him we loved, please help us while we grieve.
And when our faithful
bundle departs this world of strife, Please let us have another pup to love him all
This part of our web site is dedicated to those dogs we have loved and lost throughout the history of Bassett Allsorts Flyball Club. Please click on the dog’s name to be taken to a page with all their details.