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IF A DOG WAS THE TEACHER, YOU WOULD LEARN THINGS LIKE:

When loved ones come home, always run to greet them.

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.

Take naps.

Stretch before rising.

Run, romp, and play daily.

Thrive on attention and let people touch you.

Avoid biting when a simple growl will do.

On warm days, stop to lie on your back on the grass.

On hot days, drink lots of water and lie under a shady tree.

When you are happy, dance around and wag your entire body.

Be loyal.

Never pretend to be something you're not.

If what you want lies buried, dig until you find it.

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

ENJOY EVERY MOMENT OF EVERY DAY !
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Woof !

{{that's an approving woof}}
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As the saying goes: If dogs don't go to heaven, I want to go where they go.

From a cat ... and dog! ... lover.
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Count me in one hundred percent....Love love love Dogs.. Animals are one of my biggest passions. Often say I dont trust a person who does not like animals
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I agree! Animals make the best friends. There is no creature happier than a happy dog. Here is my little munchkin today. It is amazing how much he enjoyed the sun and the park. You can totally see the contentment on his furry face. He really makes me stop and appreciate the little things like the sun on your face or the smell of fresh cut grass and he is so sweet to my Dad. He gives him extra attention now. This afternoon he jumped up on my Dad's lazy boy and curled up at this feet to take a long snooze. That really made my Dad smile.
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He is adorable ! They know exactly when we need comforting and a snooze at our feet, or on our laps. Bless them all.
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What a picture! How could someone NOT love a face like that!

Mare, thanks for sharing, it is so true.
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It's his button nose that gets me... and of course that happy smile.

Thanks fro sharing this, Mare. What a feel-good thread!

Happy Monday to all!
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Button nose, happy smile, what more could a dog want?
How about eyes?
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The cataracts make him squint.
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He is adorable, oh how he can change a cloudy day, this is the best medicine avaliable.
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