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it took almost 3 weeks to get this item so if your in a hurry you may want to look elsewhere, it finally arrived ,after I contacted seller and tried to cancel my order. It was way to big for my 3 lb dog so I altered it,,
I've been a dog lover since I was born (at least I want to think so) but out of 27 years of my life so far, I've only had one and only dog. Kiky was her name. Hence, I am not a dog expert like Cesar Milan but I know Kiky had a great and happy life and I think any dogs should too.
Yes, all dogs may be different and sometimes you just can't avoid in giving them some tough love but most of the time the real way in loving your dog is in the essence of showing that you care deeply for them. They know it. Somehow.
Kiky was a Miniature Pinscher. When my family discovered her, she was already 1 year old. My family totally had no experience in taking care of dogs. We didn't really have any manuals too. But what I know for sure, my family has whole lot of love to give and my parents are pretty much a disciplinarian too. Love with discipline had apparently been the core foundation in providing Kiky what she needs to live for 14 years. Yes, it's still an amazing age for a small dog like her. We are forever grateful for her perseverance to live longer than she should.
I realize there's no one right way in loving your dogs. You may put her in an LV bag or just $1 cushion, they will love you as much. They do earn the title man's best friend. I think human can't do as good as them.
How to love your dog?
Love is the key in everything.
Love doesn't mean you are spoiling them and keep giving them what they want.
Loving dogs mean you care for them and you want them to be happy and in return you too are happy.
If by loving the dogs you are losing your sanity, then that is not love. You may be better off without it.
What I can say when it comes to my family is that we know we have given the best we could and Kiky knew just that too. We don't give her any dog food. She ate what we ate. But that didn't stop her from living more than 10 years. We didn't bathe her with dog shampoo, she used what we used. And she had beautiful hair all over her body, shiny and smooth, even till the second she died. She didn't sleep on the floor or outside the house, she slept with us on the bed and she still behaved really well and not stepping on top of our head and made us crazy with her behaviors. Yes, my family had broken almost all rules in "how to keep a pet" guidebook, but we were happy and we were all one big family, with Kiky.
I guess the key in loving your dog is to remember he/she is a being too. If your intention of having a pet is not for a practical purpose such as keeping someone out of your lawn, then you may consider he/she as part of your family. Just like bringing up a kid, you'd like him/her to be the best he/she can be. A balance of fun and discipline is always needed.
Love your dog like you love yourself and each other. You'll be surprised how you'll be treated and thanked for. Though dog can't speak with words but they sure can convey their gratitude even after they have moved on to the after-life. How do I know that? I know, cause after 3 years Kiky has gone, I feel her every single day. That's when you know you've loved your dog the right way.
Donna Daritan is a life learner and sharer. Constantly picking up lessons in life even in her own bathroom. She has a not-so-secret fetish on quotes and phrases that speak to her heart and religiously sharing it on her blog http://www.dd-discovers-quotes.blogspot.com
To know more about Kiky her wonderful dog you may check out
10 Promises to My Dog - http://www.donnadaritan.com/2008/07/10-promises-to-my-dog.htmlcat dog