Cherishing the Love of a Dog

Puppies

She’s been born. She, who is yet to been named, is a cream colored golden retriever puppy, just a month old. In a few weeks, all of us eager owners will select a puppy to join each of our families. Soon, I’ll be driving to Illinois to meet her for the first time and to bring her home. A home where she will be trained and treasured. A home with Olive, her big sister, and Bubba, the cat king of the household.

As I was googling the latest in puppy training techniques last week, I found a video of Oprah Winfrey talking about her dog Sophie. It struck a chord. Oprah equated having the love of a dog to the unconditional love of God. I believe it. I’ve been the lucky recipient of this kind of furry love for all of my adult life.

This new little (soon to be big) dog will be traveling to a place where she belongs and is a valued part of the family. She will contribute more than I can ever return to her. She will be happy to see me whenever I come home, hike with me, make me laugh and be there with me when I’m sad. I will cherish every moment and am so grateful to be loved by my dogs.

There is simply nothing like it, here on Earth anyway.

Dena

I’m trying to potty train mine now. Just got done yelling at her, have to good for my mop now. But congratulations on your impeding puppy. 🙂

jasteck

I love the animal posts too, Carol. It’s going to be so fun taking pictures and telling all the funny stories.

jasteck

Thanks Janice. It will be an interesting journey since it’s been a long time since I’ve had a puppy. Congrats on your new furry family member. 🙂

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

CommentLuv badge