IF I DIDN’T HAVE DOGS…
-I could walk around the yard barefoot in safety.
-My house could be carpeted instead of tiled and
-All flat surfaces, clothing,
furniture, and cars would be free of hair.
-When the doorbell rings, it wouldn't sound like a
-I could sit on the couch and my
bed the way I wanted, without taking into
consideration how much space several fur bodies would need
to get comfortable.
-I would not have
strange presents under my Christmas tree - dog bones,
stuffed animals, toys, and treats nor would I have to
explain to people
why I wrap them.
-I would have money and no guilt to go on a real
-I would not be on a first-name
basis with 4 veterinarians, as I put their yet unborn grand kids through college.
-The most used words in my vocabulary would not be: out,
sit, down, come, no, stay, and leave
-My house would not be
cordoned off into zones with baby gates or barriers.
-My house would not look like a day care center, toys
-My pockets would not contain
things like poop bags, treats and an extra leash.
-I would no longer have to Spell the words B-A-L-L-,
F-R-I-S-B-E- E, W-A-L-K, T-R-E-A-T or
-I would not have as many leaves
INSIDE my house as outside.
-I would not
look strangely at people who think having ONE dog/cat ties them down too
-I'd look forward to spring and the
rainy season instead of dreading "muddy" season.
-I would not have to answer the question "Why do you have
so many animals?" from people who do not
have the joy in their lives of knowing they are loved unconditionally by someone as close to an angel as they will ever
If I didn't have dogs
................... How empty my life would be.
Someone sent me this in an email and thought it too cute not to share. No idea who wrote it. These words are so true!