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The Daily Mindful

A Dog isn’t (just) a Gift. It’s a Responsibility.

Waylon Lewis/Elephant Journal

Getting a dog isn’t (just) a gift. It’s a responsibility. And who’s to say who benefits more? For in learning to care for a sentient being…we find they have trained us, too — in patience, exertion, breathing through upset. My dog has raised me.

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