It occurred to me that all children should have a good dog for a companion. Good dogs have such good values, and are probably a far better influence on the impressionable young mind than a good many adult humans.
Tuesday, 18 October 2016
A Dog and Its Boy
I saw a trio of beings coming down the lane from the school this afternoon. It consisted of a middle aged man, a young boy – probably his grandson – and a soft-eyed Labrador dog. When I smiled at the dog, the little boy smiled back and I thought I detected a hint of pride in his look. The dog continued to wag its tail and look soft. The middle aged man maintained his sour expression.