Saturday, July 7, 2007

If a dog was your teacher

If a dog were our teacher, these are some of the lessons we will surely have learned!

  1. When loved ones come home, always run to greet them
  2. Never pass up the opportunity to go for a joyride.
  3. Allow the experience of fresh air and the wind in your face to be pure ecstasy
  4. When it's in your best interest practice obedience
  5. Let others know when they've invaded your territory
  6. Take naps and stretch before rising
  7. Run romp and play daily
  8. Thrive on attention and let people touch you
  9. Avoid biting, when a simple growl will do
  10. On warm days stop to lie on your back on the grass
  11. On hot days drink lots of water and lay under a shady tree
  12. When you're happy dance around and wag your entire body
  13. No matter how often you're scolded don't buy into the guilt thing and pout run right back and make friends
  14. Delight in the simple joy of a long walk
  15. Eat with gusto and enthusiasm
  16. Stop when you have had enough
  17. Be loyal
  18. Never pretend to be something you're not
  19. If what you want lies buried dig until you find it
  20. When someone is having a bad day be silent
  21. Sit close by and nuzzle them gently