Crazy for my Cocker

Pookys Favorite Phrases

There is no psychiatrist in the world like a puppy licking your face.
-Ben Williams

"No matter how little money and how few possessions you own,
having a dog makes your life Rich."
Louis Sabin

"He is your friend, your partner, your defender, your Dog.
You are his Life, his Love, his Leader.
He will be Yours, Faithful & True, to the last beat of his Heart.
You owe it to him to be worthy of such Devotion"
Author Unknown

The reason a dog has so many friends is that he wags his tail instead of his tongue.

If there are no dogs in Heaven, then when I die I want to go where they went.
-Will Rogers

A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than he loves himself.
-Josh Billings

The average dog is a nicer person than the average person.
-Andy Rooney

We give dogs time we can spare, space we can spare and love we can spare. And in return, dogs give us their all. It's the best deal man has ever made.
-M. Acklam

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

A dog teaches a boy fidelity, perseverance, and to turn around three times before lying down.
-Robert Benchley

Dogs are not our whole life, but they make our lives whole.
-Roger Caras

If you think dogs can't count, try putting three dog biscuits in your pocket and then give him only two of them.
-Phil Pastoret 

Anybody who doesn't know what soap tastes like never washed a dog.
-Franklin P. Jones 

If your dog is fat, you aren't getting enough exercise ....

"Just A Dog" 
From time to time, people tell me, "lighten up, it's just a dog," or ,"that's a lot of money for just a dog." They don't understand the distance traveled, the time spent, or the costs invloved for "just a dog." Some of my proudest moments have come about with "just a dog."
Many hours have passed and my only company was "just a dog," but I did not once feel slighted.
Some of my saddest moments have been brought about by "just a dog,"
and in those days of darkness, the gentle touch of "just a dog" gave me comfort and reason to overcome the day. If you, too, think it's "just a dog," then you will probably understand phrases like "just a friend," "just a sunrise," and "just a promise." "Just a dog," brings into my life the very essence of friendship, trust, and pure unbridled joy. "Just a dog," brings out the compassion and patience that make me a better person. Because of "just a dog," I will rise early, take long walks and look longingly to the future. So for me and folks like me, it's not "just a dog" but an embodiment of all the hopes and dreams of the future, the fond memories of the past, and the pure joy of the moment. "Just a dog" brings out what's good in me and diverts my thoughts away from myself and the worries of the day. I hope that someday they can understand that it's not "just a dog,
but the thing that gives me humanity and keeps me from being "just a man."
So next time you hear the phrase "just a dog"......
Just smile, because they "just don't understand."

My Roo, When you wag your "Nubby" you bring a Smile to my Face.
Your beautiful brown eyes speak to me & bring warmth to my Soul....