What Dogs Know About a Good Apology

Stuff my dog taught me

apology-heartBuster the Schnauzer barks like a lunatic every time someone passes our house.  Since we live in a city, this is not an infrequent happening.  He jumps on people at the front door.  He occasionally chases the cat.  And if he encounters a pile of poop while trekking through the park there is a 50/50 chance that he is going to roll in it.

Yep… you read that right… my dog rolls in poop.

These are not attractive personal qualities and it is fair to say that our family is engaged in a never-ending battle to get our unruly housemate under control.  Yet somehow, despite his behaviours, we all love Buster.  Why?

In the workplace, those with habits half as annoying as Buster’s are apt to find themselves on the unemployment line.  And, in personal relationships, most of us would be looking for the way out of  “for better or worse”…

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Author: kim scaravelli

Kim lives in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, with her long-suffering husband, an assortment of off-spring, a charming cat named Winnie, and a less charming (but oddly loveable) schnauzer named Buster.

2 thoughts

  1. Kim, I do think they feel remorse. A 100 pound woman told me just yesterday how her 187 pound Great Dane chased something and broke her arm and flung her several feet. Then it came and lied beside her when he knew he screwed up. Keith

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