What if?

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Real Estate Broker/Owner with WHISPERING PINES REALTY 20398180

We have many many pet owners here in the Rain that treat their pets as good if not better than many kids are treated.

Now, that being said, Dog owners...what if you dog was a teacher. What would you learn?

YOU WOULD LEARN:

When loved ones came home, always run and greet them.

Never pass up the opportunity for a joy ride.

Allow the experience of fresh air and the wind in your face with pure pleasure.

When in your best interest, practice obedience.

Let others know when they have invaded your territory.

Take Naps!

Stretch before rising, run, romp and play every day.

Thrive on attention and let people touch you.

Avoid biting when a simple growl will do.

Be loyal, never pretend to be something you are not.

If you want what lies beneath you, dig a little deeper.

I think that these are very good ideas to live by!

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Rainer
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Jamie R. Bell
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I love it!  Off to take a nap just like my dog!

Wishing you a great year!

Jan 08, 2012 10:03 AM #1
Rainmaker
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Adrian Willanger
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William-animal behavior is pretty simple stuff if we just watch and learn.  Good stuff.

 

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Jan 08, 2012 10:03 AM #2
Rainmaker
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Wayne and Jean Marie Zuhl
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Love it! Great post - thanks for the smile!

Jan 08, 2012 10:05 AM #3
Rainmaker
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William:  I think your list of items shows why dogs may be treated extra special by humans, plus they cannot talk back!

Jan 08, 2012 10:06 AM #4
Rainmaker
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LaNita Cates
REMAX of Joliet - Joliet, IL

I've learned that I'm tired of taking my dog out every hour to go to the bathroom and wished they could learn to use the toilet!

Jan 08, 2012 10:06 AM #5
Rainer
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Joanna Szwyd
Barnbrook Realty - Great Barrington, MA

As someone (I can't remember who)  said: " The love for the animal, enhances the cultural level of the people"

Jan 08, 2012 10:19 AM #6
Rainmaker
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Kathy Sheehan
Movement Mortgage 770-634-4021 - Atlanta, GA
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I can say I learned a lot from mine.  And I like your list!

Jan 08, 2012 10:22 AM #7
Rainer
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Ron Cooks
Options Realty Group / Credit Consultant - Killeen, TX
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Bill, what a great list. I think I will dub it the Golden Rule on steroids!

Jan 08, 2012 10:44 AM #8
Rainmaker
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Randi Brammer
Randi Brammer, Acctg. - Hinckley, MN
Accountant & Tax Preparer

My pets our outside, but many of the items here are very true.

Jan 08, 2012 02:51 PM #9
Ambassador
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Suzanne McLaughlin
Sabinske & Associates, Inc. (Albertville, St. Michael) - Saint Michael, MN
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I got a chuckle out of these....and that picture.  Never bite when a growl will do....very good advice.

Jan 08, 2012 03:10 PM #10
Rainmaker
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William Feela
WHISPERING PINES REALTY - North Branch, MN
Realtor, Whispering Pines Realty 651-674-5999 No.

Most of these really are just common sense in our lives in general.  Listening to the pets just makes it more real

Jan 08, 2012 05:08 PM #11
Rainmaker
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Vern Eaton
Askov, MN
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I just lost my dog after 16 years.  It is like my son died.  Many of the above lines refer directly to my best friend.

Jan 08, 2012 05:52 PM #12
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Wanda Kubat-Nerdin
Prado & Kramer Real Estate, St. George, UT 84770 - Saint George, UT
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Yep! All good practices Bill, we can learn much from our pets!

Jan 08, 2012 07:24 PM #13
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Richard Weisser
Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Metro Brokers - Newnan, GA
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Bill...

We love out pets, and they are members of our family and we enjoy their affection each and every day!

Jan 08, 2012 08:26 PM #14
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Laura Giannotta
Keller Williams Realty - Atlantic Shore - Little Egg Harbor, NJ
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We could all learn something from our pets...dogs are great teachers!

Jan 09, 2012 08:14 AM #15
Rainmaker
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Allen Tate - Concord, NC

I love this! I think we can all learn many things from our pets, take naps is a great one! It is always nice to relax and recharge those batteries!

Jan 09, 2012 02:46 PM #16
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