- Dog thought: My life is likely
to last 10-15 years. Any separation
from you will be painful for me.
Remember that before you get me.
- Dog thought: Give me time
to understand what you want from
- Dog thought: Place your trust
- Dog thought: Do not
be angry with me for long, and do not
lock me up as punishment.
- Dog thought: Play with me
and keep me busy! You have your
work, your entertainment, and friends. I only have you.
- Dog thought: Talk to me
sometimes. Even if I don’t
understand your words, I understand
- Dog thought: Be aware that
however you treat me, I will
never forget it.
- 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.
- Dog thought: Before you
scold me for being uncooperative,
obstinate, or lazy, ask yourself
if something might be bothering
me. Perhaps I’m not getting
the right foods, I’ve been
out in the sun too long or my heart
is getting old and weak.
- Dog thought: Take care of
me when I get old. You too will
- 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 for me if you
are with me. Remember, I love you.
knowledge, the totality of all questions
is contained in the dog." –