Things We Can Learn from Our Dogs

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  • Things We Can Learn from Our Dogs

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    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 pure ecstasy.
  • When loved ones come home, always run to greet them.
  • When someone is having a bad day, be silent, sit close by and nuzzle them gently.
  • When it’s in your best interest, practice obedience.
  • Let others know when they’ve invaded your territory.
  • Take naps, and stretch before rising.
  • Run, romp and play daily.
  • Eat with gusto and enthusiasm.
  • Be loyal.
  • Never pretend to be something you’re not.
  • If what you want lies buried, dig until you find it.
  • Thrive on attention, and let people touch you.
  • Avoid biting when a simple growl will do.
  • On hot days, drink lots of water and lie under a shady tree.
  • When you’re happy, dance around and wag your entire body.
  • No matter how often you’re scolded, don’t buy into the guilt thing and pout. Run right back and make friends.
  • Delight in the simple joy of a long walk.

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