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  • What makes you smile?

    Posted by Janine Allen at Sunday, August 15th, 2010.

    What does your dog do that makes you smile? That one thing that you just have to share in conversation with fellow humans?

    I have a dog that insists on having the last sip of morning latte from my mug. He climbs into my lap with just the front half of his 75 pound body, lies there patiently as I type and sip, and only has eye contact with me when I tilt the cup back farther and farther when it is near empty. It’s not any monumental act of humor, loyalty, or intelligence but it sure makes my day!

    Every shelter dog, no matter how pathetic or desperate they look behind bars, has a personality waiting to find his owner’s smile.

    This video guaranteed to make you smile!  Video from Dogwork.com







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    Written by Janine Allen CPDT, Rescue Me Dog's professional dog trainer. Janine's passion is working with people and their dogs. She provides demonstrations for those who have adopted shelter dogs, lends email support to adopted dog owners that need information beyond our Training Support Pages, and aids shelter staff and volunteers in understanding dog behavior to increase their adoptability. Copyright 2018 Rescue Me Dog; www.rescuemedog.org

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    2 Responses to “What makes you smile?”

    1. Sydney Says:

      Whenever we have a bone left over from a nice steak dinner, my dog gets it. Somehow, when the steak is on the grill, she can tell when it has a bone or not. If it doesn’t, business goes on normally. If it does, she brings all her toys and drops them at my feet and waits patiently staring at the grill. I guess she learned “drop it” better than I thought…

    2. Nieva Says:

      Well, its really nice when you just get home really tired and your dog simply jumps on your lap like telling she misses you a lot. Love it.

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