12 Things Your Dog Wants You To Know
By understanding these thoughts you will make your relationship with your dog better than ever.
Do you ever wonder what your dog is thinking? Just because your dog is out running around, scampering and playing, doesn’t mean that he has forgotten past experiences.
It is these past experiences that may cause your dog to have anxieties.
If your dog’s first encounters with humans were unkind, he will never forget.
What is your dog thinking when he stares directly at you and never blinks?
We all know that dogs are smart. That’s why they can be trained for so many positions in life that are beneficial to us all.
Service dogs, search and rescue, therapy.
Not to mention loyal companions.
The following is a list of “Dog Thoughts.”
The author is unknown, but when I read these I felt they were worthy to pass on.
Please take these to your heart when you read them.
To My Human:
1. Dog Thought: My life is likely to last 10–15 years. Any separation from you will be painful for me. Remember that before you bring me home with you.
2. Dog Thought: Give me TIME to understand what you want from me.
3. Dog Thought: Place your trust in me.
4. Dog Thought: Do not be angry at me for long and do not keep me locked up for punishment.
5. Dog Thought: Play with me and keep me busy! You have your work, your entertainment and your friends. I only have YOU.
6. Dog Thought: TALK to me sometimes. Even if I don’t understand your words, I recognize your voice. It is music to my ears(unless you are yelling at me.) Remember I do have a name.
7. Dog Thought: Be aware, that however you treat me, I will NEVER forget it.
8. Dog Thought: Please DO NOT HIT ME! I can’t hit back, but I can bite and scratch and I really don’t want to do that.
9. Dog Thought: Before you scold me for being obstinate, lazy or uncooperative, ask yourself if something might be bothering me. Perhaps, I’m not getting the right foods or I’ve been out in the sun too long or maybe my heart is getting weak and old. Maybe I just do not hear as well as when I was a puppy.
10. Dog Thought: Take care of me when I get old. You, too, will grow old one day and I will still love you.
11. Dog Thought: Go with me on difficult journeys. Never say “I cannot bear to watch” or “Let it happen in my absence.” Everything is easier if you are there. Remember, I LOVE YOU.
12. Dog Thought: Always know that if I could I would make everything wonderful for you. I will try my best. I will be devoted to you until the last beat of my heart.
Do you think your dog has any of these thoughts?
As I look into the faces of my dogs, I often wonder what is going on in their little minds. How do they view me?
I hope they feel that they can trust me and that I would never do anything to hurt them.
I want my dogs to trust me as I trust them.
I am devoted to my dogs and view them as important members of my family. I would be lost without them.
I cannot imagine my life without my dogs!