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Lessons from a furry face

A dog can express more with his tail in seconds than his owner can express with his tongue in hours. ~Author Unknown

Luna, my baby, is now a year old. Give or take a week. In a little less than a month, she will have been a member of the family for a year, as well.

For those who do not share their lives with a furry family member, this might be difficult to understand. But, there is nothing like being able to walk in the door after a particularly long day of school or work or whatever life has thrown your way, and see those big black paws trying to reach over the gate to meet you and the spotted tongue trying to reach up for a kiss. That's a pretty great kiss.

My baby is a 40-pound, almost solid black (a few white stray hairs here and there), lab mix. What exactly is in that mix is uncertain, but that doesn't matter. What matters is her love of people, animals, and everything in-between.
Labradors [are] lousy watchdogs. They usually bark when there is a stranger about, but it i…