Things We Can Learn
from a Dog
Never pass up the opportunity to go for a joy ride.
Allow the experience of fresh air and the wind in your face to be
When loved ones come home, always run to greet them.
When it's in your best interest, always practice
others know when they've invaded your territory.
Take naps and always stretch before rising.
Run, romp, and play daily.
with gusto and enthusiasm.
pretend to be something you're not.
11. If what
you want lies buried, dig until you find it.
someone is having a bad day, be silent, sit close by and nuzzle
in the simple joy of a long walk.
on attention and let people touch you.
biting when a simple growl will do.
16. On hot
days, drink lots of water and lie under a shady tree.
17. When you
are happy, dance around and wag your entire body.
matter how often you are criticized, don't buy into the guilt thing
and pout. Run right back and make friends.
from Chicken Soup
for the Pet Lover's Soul
Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen, Marty Becker and Carol