From: vicky [email@example.com]
Wednesday, October 22, 2008 8:42 PM
Subject: IF DOGS COULD TALK...
I know you love dogs and you know that I love my
pug Ruby. Well, she belongs to me but sits on Del's lap and follows him around
all day, so SHE thinks she belongs to HIM. So here's a little doggie
DOGS COULD TALK...
My life is likely to last 10-17 years. Any separation from you
is likely to be painful.
2. Give me time to understand what
you want of me.
3. Place your trust in me. It is crucial
for my well-being.
4. Don't be angry with me for long and don't lock me up as
punishment. You have your work, your friends, your
entertainment, but I have only you.
5. Talk to me. Even if I don't understand your words, I
do understand your voice when speaking to
6. Be aware that
however you treat me, I will never forget it.
7. Before you hit me, before you strike me, remember that I
could hurt you, and yet, I choose not to bite you.
8. Before you scold me for being lazy or uncooperative, ask
yourself if something might be bothering me, or that I might not
understand what it is you want. Perhaps I'm not getting the
right food,or any food or water, or I have been in the sun too long,
or my heart might be getting old or weak.
9. Please take care of me when I grow old. You will grow
10. On that sad and difficult last journey, go with me please.
Never say you can't bear to watch. Don't make me face this
alone. Everything is easier for me if you are there, because I
love you so. Tell me goodbye with your presence, no matter how
difficult it is for you, remember, it's worse for
Take a moment today to be thankful for your pets. Enjoy
and take good care of them. Life would be a much duller, less
joyful experience without our four legged critters~
We get so much from our four legged pets who sadly live shorter
lives than we humans. We need to make their lives as well as our own a
mutual relationship that has no comparison with other relationships.
Your four legged friend will not divorce or leave you. You don't need
to wait for Heaven, to be surrounded by hope, love, and joyfulness.
It is here and now on earth and has four