Just a DOG??

From time to time, people tell me, «lighten up, it’s just a dog» or

«that’s a lot of money for just a dog».

They don’t understand the distance traveled, the time spent, or

the costs involved for «just a dog».

Some of my proudest moments have come about with «just a dog».

Many hours have passed and my only company was «just a dog».

But i did not once feel slighted.

Some of my saddest moments have been brought about by «just a dog»,

and in those days of darkness, the gentle touch of «just a dog» gave me

comfort and reason to overcome the day.

If you, too, think it’s «just a dog», then you probably understand phrases

like «just a friend», «just a sunrise» or «just a promise»

«Just a dog» brings into my life the very essence og friendship,

trust and pure unbridled joy «just a dog» brings out the compassion and

patience that make me a better person.

Because of «just a dog», I will rise early, take long walks and look longingly

to the future.

So for me and folks like me, it’s not «just a dog», but an embodiment of all

the hopes and dreams of the future, the fond memories of the past, and

the pure joy of the moment

«Just a dog» brings out what’s good in me and diverts my toughts away

from myself and the worries of the day.

I hope someday they can understand that it’s not «just a dog», but the

thing that gives me humanity and keeps me from being

«just a man or woman».

So next time you hear the phrase «just a dog», JUST SMILE……..

Because they «just don’t UNDERSTAND»..

It’s NOT «JUST A DOG» for somebody!!

Written by an unknown

Doctor of Veterinary Medicine

From the Theraphy Dog inc. News Magazine