Life Lessons Only Your Dog Can Teach You

By:Himanshu Sharma, Onlymyhealth Editorial Team,Date:Sep 16, 2014

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Dogs, often referred to as a ‘man’s best friend’, are wonderfully uncomplicated beings. We can learn a lot from our four-legged friend.
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    Dog:A Man’s Best Friend

    Dogs, often referred to as a ‘man’s best friend’, are wonderfully uncomplicated beings. They love unconditionally, fight for honor and are compassionate; dog is one of the greatest gifts of God to us. We can learn a lot from our four-legged friend. (Image source:Gettyimages)

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    The master is the center of dog’s universe. It is on him or her that they focus their love, faith and trust. No matter how bad you treat them, they will serve you their best. There is no other creature to teach how being a loyal and dependable thing can enrich another's life. (Image source:Gettyimages)

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    Selfless Love

    “The only creatures that are evolved enough to convey pure love are dogs and infants”, Johnny Depp (actor, film director and producer). Dogs don’t see imperfections, flaws or any of the other things that narrow the path of judgment. They see your heart and make their decisions. (Image source:Gettyimages)

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    You've just yelled at your dog and he would still want to give you his love. He will hold no grudge against you, but forgive instantly. Forgiveness is a difficult task, but get inspired from your dog and just try. (Image source:Gettyimages)

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    Dogs love to play and have fun. They never get tired of running, chasing or jumping. They remind us to play, move our bodies and be active. (Image source:Gettyimages)

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    "Dogs love their friends and bite their enemies, quite unlike people, who are incapable of pure love and always have to mix love and hate." — Sigmund Freud (psychoanalyst). Dogs teach us how to get behind our friends, and behave with those who are not on our side. (Image source:Gettyimages)

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    A dog thinks of his/her master as the best. We must strive to be as good of a person a dog thinks we are. They are selfless, don’t know evil, jealousy or discontent. (Image source:Gettyimages)

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    To Take it Easy

    You’ll always see them smiling and wagging their tail. In our lives, we often forget to smile thinking about all the worries. Dogs, however, always have a reason to jump with joy. (Image source:Gettyimages)

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    To Pay Attention

    Dogs are called a man’s best friend for many reasons; one of them is paying attention. They are never too much into themselves but listen to you while you talk about yourself. And, they will always appear like they are interested in the conversation. (Image source:Gettyimages)

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