Tidbits & Tails - Bite-Sized Bits of Pet Info

Everything I Need To Know About Life I Learned From My Dog

"I think dogs are the most amazing creatures; they give unconditional love. For me they are the role model for being alive." (Gilda Radner)

  • 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 pure ecstasy.
  • When loved ones come home, always run to greet them.

  • Run, romp, and play daily.
  • Be loyal.
  • Never pretend to be something you're not.

  • Eat with gusto and enthusiasm.
  • 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 affection and let people touch you - enjoy back rubs and pats on your neck.
  • When you leave your yard, make it an adventure.
  • Avoid biting when a simple growl will do.

  • No matter how often you're scolded, don't pout - run right back and make friends.
  • Bond with your pack.
  • On cold nights, curl up in front of a crackling fire.

  • When you're excited, speak up.
  • When you're happy, dance around and wag your entire body.
  • Delight in the simple joy of a long walk.

  • If you stare at someone long enough, eventually you'll get what you want.
  • Don't go out without ID.
  • Leave room in your schedule for a good nap.