Lessons We Can Learn from Dogs

Dogs know how to live and love. We can learn from them…

golden retriever_dollarphotoclub_35886044_600x898• Always run to greet loved ones when they come home.

• Never pass the opportunity to go for a joy ride.

• Relish in the simple joy of fresh air and wind in your face.

• Take naps.

• Stretch before rising.

• Run, romp and play daily.

• Eat with gusto and enthusiasm.

• Thrive on attention and let people touch you.

• Avoid biting when a simple growl will do.

• On warm days, lie on your back in the grass. On hot days, drink lots of water and find shade.   

• When you’re happy, dance around, and wag your entire body.

• Take long walks and stop to smell the roses (and anything else that interests you) along the way.

• Be loyal.

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• Never pretend to be something you’re not.

• If what you want is buried, keep digging until you find it.

• No matter how often you’re scolded, don’t buy into the guilt thing and pout. Run right back in there and try it again.

• When someone is having a bad day, be silent, sit close by, and nuzzle them gently.

• Look at the people you love like they’re the best thing since peanut butter.

~ Author unknown

3 thoughts on “Lessons We Can Learn from Dogs

    1. Hi Elena! It’s so true how much we can learn from dogs. I think we’d be so much happier and healthier if we followed their lead! I hope to see you on Wed. 🙂 ~Karen

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