If you are a dog owner, you probably have watched Hachi: A Dog's Tale, a dozen of times. And that movie still makes you cry as if you’re cutting onions. The movie exudes lots of emotions because it is a beautiful reality of having a loyal dog as your best friend. You may think that your dog is so lucky to have you as his owner because you care for him so much. But unknowingly, your dog has changed you in the most magical way called, “love”.
Your Dog Taught You that Responsibility is a Sweet Sacrifice
Having a pet of any kind, isn’t all about cute and fun. They are living creatures you need to care for. Considering they produce smelly bombs every day, and they make mess worst or equally like a toddler, you still haven’t considered throwing them away.
You Grasp the Deeper Meaning of Friendship
Dogs are called man’s best friend for a reason. They remain loyal for the rest of their lives. For some unknown reasons, dogs know when their owner is sick, sad, or depressed. They will comfort you by staying around. They are your most loyal friend who will stay with you even you are not at your best self.
You Learned to be Grateful for Small Things
Unsurprisingly, your dog will be wagging his tail upon you arriving. Your presence makes him happy. He appreciates simple things like doggy treats. Your dog doesn’t really care whether you live in mansion or not, as long as his basic needs are met, he will be forever grateful. You on the other hand, unconsciously start being happy by enjoying simple pleasures of life. Your dog makes you laugh even with his simple gestures and awkward face, these are simple things that money cannot buy.
You Learn to Love Unconditionally
Unlike humans, dogs are easy to please. They are quick to love. When they give their love to their owner, it means forever. They have no conditions on when to love and when to hate. Having a dog in our lives can make our heart of stone melt like an ice cream under the sweet ray of sunshine. You learn to let your walls down and love all your heart. That is one of the best things in life, we all want to experience.