Just follow the dog!
When loved ones come home, run to greet them. Give sloppy kisses and wag your tail with enthusiasm. (They may push you away, but how can they help but love you?)
Never pass up the opportunity to go for a ride. Let the fresh air and the wind blow past your face and mess up your hair. Enjoy pure ecstasy.
Practice obedience . Sometimes the best thing you can do is sit and listen. If that doesn’t work you might roll over and play dead.
Let others know when they’ve invaded your territory.
Take naps often and stretch before rising. Run romp and play daily. Watch out for cats. On warm days stop and lie on your back on the grass. On hot days drink lots of water and lay under a shady tree . Stay in touch with the earth. Play in the fountain.
Respond positively to attention and let the people you love touch you. When you’re happy dance around and wag your entire body.
Avoid biting when a simple growl will do.
No matter how often you’re scolded don’t buy into the guilt thing. Don’t pout or whine– run right back and make-up. (Okay, you can whine a little if you have a cookie balanced on your nose.)
Delight in the simple joy of a long walk. Eat with enthusiasm. Stop eating when you have had enough. STOP!
Be loyal. Never pretend to be something you’re not. (Remember you’re not really a dog, you’re just taking lessons from the master!)
When someone is having a bad day, be silent, sit close by, and nuzzle them gently. Maybe they’ll scratch your ears. A good ear massage can help you both.
If you want what’s buried, dig until you find it. There are hidden treasures everywhere. Now thank your dog and have a wonderful day!