A Dogs Benefits to a Family

We all know that reducing stress in your life by using techniques such as yoga and meditation can have major health benefits. They’re great. But did you know that just having a dog can have similar stress-relieving health benefits?

Numerous studies, including  federally financed ones at the National Institute of Health,  show that dogs can provide excellent social support and stress…

You Know You Are A Dog Person Because…

…You have a kiddy wading pool in the yard, but no small children
…You have baby gates permanently installed at strategic places around the house, but no babies.
…The trash basket is more or less permanently installed in the kitchen sink, to keep the dog out of it while you’re at work.
…You can’t see out the passenger side of the windshield because there are nose-prints all over t…

A Dog’s Soul

Every dog must have a soul
somewhere deep inside
where all his hurts and grievances
are buried with his pride.
Where he decides the good and bad
the wrong way from the right.
And where his judgment carefully
is hidden from our sight.
A dog must have a secret place
where every thought abides,
a sort of close acquaintance that
he trusts in and confides.
And when…