Every once in awhile, a dog comes along that changes everything. For me, that dog is Major. I have had dogs all my life. As a matter of fact, I can’t remember a day since I was a child without one. There have been a lot of dogs. But there has never been a dog like Major. He had a rough start in life. Undeserved. Cruel. And unlike people, he holds no grudge. But like a lot of people, he was looking for an opportunity to prove himself. To show his stuff. To make a difference. To be loved. To be appreciated. He has flourished in our home. He continues to make me smile. To make me say “WOW!” To make me wonder how he does what he does. And he does it all for a scratch behind the ears, a treat, and a warm place in my heart.

He is our protector. Not just my daughter’s. He watches over all of us. He always needs to see both Stella and Dash when we are out. He insists that we exercise together. He keeps us safe. Yes, he has saved Stella’s life more than once. But he has saved mine too.

He is our dog. Our companion. Our friend. Our protector. Our running buddy. Our keeper of secrets. Our type 1 diabetes warrior. He is our family. Today is his 4th birthday. I can’t begin to tell you how much this dog means to me. I LOVE this dog. He has changed my life. He has rekindled my passion for photography. He has made my daughter’s health better. He has introduced us to amazing friends, people that are now family. Just a dog? Hardly…

I apologize in advance for the length of the video. But understand, it could have been HOURS with the amount of images I have of Major. I had to pull down the audio. But feel free to play Cat Stevens “I love my dog” in the background 😉

I love my dog…

Team Blackdogsrule

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...