Monday, February 10, 2003

From Bella - a suggestion about what people could learn from dogs....

Never pass up the opportunity to go for a joyride
Allow the experience of fresh air and wind in your face to be pure ecstasy
When loved ones come home, always run to greet them
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
When someone is having a bad day, be silent, sit close by and nuzzle them gently
Thrive on attention and let people touch you
Avoid biting when a simple growl will do
On hot days, drink lots of water and rest 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” – run right back and make friends
Bond with your pack
Delight in the simple joy of a long walk