I love dogs.
I believe in the unconditional love and loyalty these furry companions give as a gift from God. Our relationship with these animals in unique and special. It goes beyond the rational and into the transcendent, even the spiritual.
They know us in ways we do not understand; they seem to sense our most basic emotional needs even when we lose track of them ourselves, underneath a churning sea of our “higher consciousness,” our ability to complicate everything, to worry, fret and lose sight of what matters most.
That would be love. Giving it, receiving it, passing it on.
That said, I urge you to watch this video, which speaks more eloquently that a thousand words.