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Old Aug 17, '09, 10:49 am
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What are people's thoughts on if/should we pray for our pets? My dog is having surgery and I have been praying for him.
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Old Aug 17, '09, 11:02 am
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Of course you can - it's more than fine. They're God's creatures too, He loves them.

My beloved St Francis of Assisi is patron saint of animals. He once prevented a wolf from terrorising a small town just by talking to it, and afterwards became good friends with the wolf, who he called 'brother'.
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Old Aug 17, '09, 11:33 am
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Of course you can - it's more than fine. They're God's creatures too, He loves them.

My beloved St Francis of Assisi is patron saint of animals. He once prevented a wolf from terrorising a small town just by talking to it, and afterwards became good friends with the wolf, who he called 'brother'.
We have a stain glass window of St Francis in our parish and the wolf is behind him.
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Old Aug 17, '09, 11:33 am
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Sure, it's OK!
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Old Aug 17, '09, 11:34 am
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I pray for St. Francis of Assisi and St. Anne to intercede on behalf of my animals all the time
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Old Aug 17, '09, 11:39 am
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What are people's thoughts on if/should we pray for our pets? My dog is having surgery and I have been praying for him.
Sure you can .
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Old Aug 17, '09, 12:12 pm
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I hope everything goes well for your dog. I see nothing wrong with praying for your dog. I have two and I love them very much.
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yes, it's perfectly alright to pray for your dog

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Old Aug 17, '09, 7:47 pm
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Some dogs need more prayer than others.
I know of some dogs for whom entire novenas would be beneficial.
Not to mention exorcisms....

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Old Aug 17, '09, 8:37 pm
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Some dogs need more prayer than others.
I know of some dogs for whom entire novenas would be beneficial.
Not to mention exorcisms....
Oh my, do you know my dog!?
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Old Aug 17, '09, 8:46 pm
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St. Francis, St. Blase, St. Martin de Pores, and St. Seraphim hear from me every night!
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Old Aug 18, '09, 10:38 am
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The prayers must have worked. My dog came out of knee surgery ok and is recovering. He has one kidney so I always worry when he needs to be sedated for a procedure.
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I'm glad your dog is doing fine and recovering after his surgery. I have two dogs myself.

Here is a list of Patron Saint for dogs:

http://saints.sqpn.com/patrons-of-dogs/

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I"m glad your dog is ok. Our pets are family members, so of course it is ok to pray for them.
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Thank Goodness you dog is okay! I have St. Francis of Assisi tags for my boys. I got them at Petsmart. Whenever I think they're in trouble, I pray for them like mad.
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