TRIBUTE to a DOG

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"Gentlemen of the jury, the best FRIEND a man has in this world may turn against him and become his enemy. His son or daughter whom he has reared with loving care may prove ungrateful. Those who are nearest and dearest to us, those whom we trust with our happiness and our good name....may become traitors to their faith. The money that a man has...he may lose. It flies away from him perhaps when he needs it most. A man's reputation may be sacrificed in a moment of ill consideration. The people who are prone to fall on their knees to do us honour when success is with us may be first to throw the stone of malice when failure settles its cloud upon our head.      The one absolute, unselfish FRIEND that man can have in this selfish world, the one that never deserts him, the one that never produces ungratefullness is his dog.

Gentlemen of the jury, a man's dog stands by him in prosperity and in poverty, in health and in sickness. He will sleep on the cold ground, where the wintry winds blow and the snow drives wild, if only he can be near his master's side. He will kiss the hand that has no food to offer, he will lick the wounds and sores that come in with the roughness of the world. He guards the sleep of his pauper master as if he were a prince. When all other friends desert, he remains.  When riches take wings and reputation falls to pieces he is as content in his love as the sun in its journey through the heavens. If fortune drives the master forth an outcast in the world, friendless and homeless, the faithful dog asks no higher privilege than that of accompanying him to guard against danger, to fight against his enemies. And when the last scene of all comes, and death takes the master in its embrace, and his body is laid away in the cold ground, no matter if all other friends pursue their way, there by his graveside will the noble dog be found, his head between his paws, his eyes sad but open in alert watchfulness, faithful and true even to death."  Author unknown

Elizabeth's Queen "Taffy" Our first Shih Tzu that changed our lives forever!!!

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