8 Life Lessons I Learned from My Dogs

The author of You Had Me at Woof shares what her pups have taught her over the years (9 Photos)

Julie Klam on Oct 28, 2010 at 11:55AM

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8 Life Lessons I Learned from My Dogs

Courtesy of Julie Klam

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Live Your Life In Dog Years

I've almost never seen one of my dogs deliberate. They pretty much always go for it -- though once Otto did turn around in the woods when he saw there was a stream he was supposed to leap over. Dogs definitely live by a Just Do It philosophy, whereas I’m more of a Just Do It Unless Decide Not To. But at the end of the day, who has a half done to-do list? Me, not the dogs.

Julie Klam is the author of You Had Me at Woof: How Dogs Taught Me the Secrets of Happiness

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