Monday, May 25, 2009


...A shoulder to cry on.

A smiling face to greet you at the end of the day,

even if they have to stay in their cage while you're away.

They don't mind being your personal pillow, as long as they get to enjoy the couch from time to time,

and if you're lucky, they may even stop to smell the flowers with you.

They're content to ponder the meaning of life with you...

or at least pretend to,

do the same when you have something to say,

or just roll around and shoot the you-know-what for a while.

And who could forget the priceless slobbery smile to brighten up your worst days, and make your best ones better.

"A dog has no use for fancy cars or big homes or designer clothes. Status symbol means nothing to him. A waterlogged stick will do just fine. A dog judges others not by their color or creed or class but by who they are inside. A dog doesn't care if you are rich or poor, educated or illiterate, clever or dull. Give him your heart and he will give you his. It was really quite simple, and yet we humans, so much wiser and more sophisticated, have always had trouble figuring out what really counts and what does not. As I wrote that farewell column to Marley, I realized it was all right there in front of us, if only we opened our eyes. Sometimes it took a dog with bad breath, worse manners, and pure intentions to help us see."— John Grogan

Hug your dog today :)


  1. I did! Stella was all snuggly this morning. Cute pics of Spuds!

  2. StellaStar: Aww, my Stelliqua :) Give her a hug for me too!