10 important lessons we’ve learned from our dogs

Most dogs spend a lot of time laying around, just watching the world go by. They have an awful lot of time to think – and we are pretty sure they’ve figured this whole “life” thing out. Below are ten of the hundreds of lessons we’ve learned from our furry friends.




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1. Nothing worth your time comes easy.

You might have to beg, shake or even roll over to get what you want.


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2. Take a leap.

Emerge yourself in something new. Don’t let fear stand in the way.


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3. Pursue your talents.

Just. Keep. Trying.



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4. Express your feelings.

If you love ’em, show ’em.


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5. If you’re tired, sleep.

You can take on the world later.

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6. Live in the moment.

Feel the wind. Smell the flowers. Eat every meal like it’s your last.


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7. Forgive your friends.

Even if they come home late.


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8. Make time for play.

Don’t take life too seriously. Have a little fun, and enjoy the company you’re with.


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9. Share.

It’s way more fun that way.


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10. Smile hard.

Like no one is watching.