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My dog soon gets excited

    When the postman is around.

He sits and waits beside the door

   With nose down on the ground.


His ears are pricked, he sniffs the air

    And quietly lies in wait.

Oh, was that the postman’s footsteps

    Coming through our gate?


He thinks it is a burglar

    Who is trying to break in

And beneath our letter box he sits

    And wears a doggy grin.






            A doggy GRIN???


Well, perhaps it isn’t quite a grin,

    But a show of good white teeth.

Oh postman, keep your fingers back,

   There are  sharp teeth down beneath.


Our dog thinks that a man that size

    Can break into our house

Through the tiny letter box we have –

   As if he were a mouse.


But Bonzo didn’t study maths

    And hasn’t realized

That a great big postman never could

    Get through a hole that size.



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My little Jack Russell, Gemma (who died at a really old age), used to jump at the letter box whenever the postmas came, and she seemed to know exactly when he came down the road and when it wasn't just someone else passing the house.  In fact I had to have a letter box put on the wall outside at one time, but the thing to do is to introduce your dog to the postman and let them become friends, with perhaps a biscuit treat.  Then you'll have no more problems, in fact they'll welcome the postman in the hope that there will be another snack.  I think all postmen should carry doggy snacks.  What do you think?  Your dog is only trying to protect you from an intruder.  Josie