If you think too, it’s “just a dog”, you will probably understand phrases like “just a friend”, “just a sunrise”, or “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 makes me a better person. Because of “just a dog” I will rise early, take long walks and look longingly into the future.
For me and folks like me it’s not “just a dog”. It’s an embodiment of all 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 people can understand it’s not “just a dog”. It’s the thing that gives me humanity and keeps me from being “Just a man or a woman”.
So the next time you hear the phrase “Just a dog”, smile, because they “Just don’t Understand”. ~Author Unknown