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

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• 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.
• 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

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  1. Karen,
    I liked this report, we can learn from dogs.
    Hope to see you wednesday. :}
    your friend, Elena

    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

  2. Don’t stick your tongue out unless you are planning on licking someone or something!!!!

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