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God or Dog, Perhaps Both...a Few Different Perspectives
D-O-G spelled backwards is.....
Being from America, it is difficult to imagine there are some places in the world where dogs are only valued as a food source. Of course I don't condemn people who eat dog but even if I were starving, I don't think I could.
For these cultures, comprehending how much money people in other countries such as the USA, spend annually on their dogs would likely be inconceivable. Top of the line brands of dog food like Iams, the doggie snacks, the trips to the groomers, doggie day camps and spas, chiropractic and acupuncture treatments for the aging pups....it all adds up! Twenty years ago, who would have thought one who was not disabled could take the dog shopping with them; or places like Petsmart would emerge where Fido can join the other doggies in a romper room designed just for them, while master shops??? A profitable industry such as this might sound like a fable to some people.
Maybe it's cliche, but as long as I can remember it's been said, dog is mans best friend. Indeed, there are lots of things about dogs one can appreciate. Unless one is unkind to them, a dog will always demonstrate affection and adoration towards their master. Dogs can be very protective, loyal, they are generally playful and can be amusing. In addition to making announcements or signaling a warning, they might state an opinion through barking, but compared to a human, the degree of attitude they exhibit is considered minor. There are some people who say, "no kids for me thank you very much, I prefer dogs."
For the sake of objectivity, dogs are also very dependent and for those who like to travel or enjoy various forms of recreation, taking Fido along may not be the best idea. For those with an "always on the go" type of lifestyle, one may be better off withOUT a dog since neglecting a dog translates into real problems. I'm not just referring to a dog going without basic necessities such as food, water and shelter but a neglected and bored dog will also become destructive. People who are not content to be somewhat of a "homebody" should consider a more independent pet, perhaps a feline companion .
Some people are very nurturing, they like to be needed and these types will likely appreciate a dog over a cat. A dog may be the best remedy for a couple, or even a single parent, where the kids are all grown and recently "flew the coop."
Based on the character typically demonstrated by the canine species, some have realized there may be a divine connection. After all, what is the result of D-O-G spelled backward???
Click on the link below; it blessed me and hope you will appreciate it too.Thank you for having composed it WJ Francisco!