|If a dog were the teacher you would learn things like
When a loved one comes 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 sheer ecstasy.
When it`s in your best interest practice obedience.
Let others know when they have invaded your territory.
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 in the grass.
On hot days, drink lots of water and lie under a shade tree.
When your happy dance around and wag your entire body.
No matter how often you`re scolded, don`t buy into the guilt
thing and pout! Run right back and make friends.
Delight in the simple joy of a long walk.
Eat with gusto and enthusiasm, stop when you`ve had
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..