18 Life Lessons You Can Learn From Street Dogs

DOGS KNOW A THING OR TWO ABOUT LIVING LIFE TO THE FULLEST. HERE ARE SOME OF THEIR GREATEST LIFE LESSONS.

18 Life Lessons You Can Learn From Street Dogs
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There are a lot of cute, harmless stray dogs in every corner of India. All they look for is some compassion & patting but sadly, all they get is a pretty rough life on the streets. Because they're so common, many of us barely stop to give them a second thought, rather a second look. Yes, we know we lead busy lives & we can't lose pace. But if we could just take out a few minutes from our rushed lives, we could learn the little lessons of life from these adorable & giving canine wonders.

1. Life is more beautiful when you share and care.

Even though they never have enough to go around, they never hesitate to share what little they have with others.

 

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2. Always be on the lookout for opportunities.

These guys aren't survivors for nothing. They grab every single opportunity they see and make the most of what they have.

 

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3. The importance of a nap.

Got a problem you can't quite solve? Take a nap. Dog certified.

 

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4. To enjoy time with your family.

Family time is important, so always try to make some space in your busy schedule for some fun with your loved ones.

 

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5. That it pays to be patient.

Haste makes waste. Sometimes, you just have to bide your time and wait for the right moment.

 

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6. Know to mark your territory

Stray dogs never allow anyone to trespass their territory and they will do anything to protect it.

 

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7. And never underestimate yourself.

Never get daunted by any task, obstacle or opponent. Bring it on giant foot!

 

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8. That nothing beats the blues like a good hug.

Go ahead. Hug someone right now.

 

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9. To always keep your eye on the prize.

Do you really want to achieve something in life? Yes? Then keep your eyes on the prize.

 

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10. To stick up for someone.

Want to learn to be a hero? Learn from them. Like these 3 street dogs who protected a newborn baby abandoned on the streets of Kolkata.

 

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11. To love your mom.

Be a good puppy and shower your mom with the love she deserves.

 

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12. To improvise like a boss. And have some fun while at it.

As we said, they have it tough. But that doesn't stop them, does it?

 

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13. To ask for help. And get it.

Sometimes, all you have to do is ask. Kyonki poochne mein kya jaata hai.

 

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14. To be a doting parent.

Love your kids. Because they grow up really fast.

 

 

15: Meet your problems head-on. Because only then can you solve them faster.

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16: And of course, no matter what, always keep smiling.

 

17. Express gratitude

Being happy comes down to focusing on what you have, rather than what you don't. But for humans, that's easier said than done. That's because we're programmed to take the good for granted and brood over the bad instead.

 

18. Love unconditionally.

As soon as you get a dog, you probably have a newfound understanding of what "unconditional love" means. Dogs love without expecting anything in return, and shouldn't we all do more of that? It's not about who loves who more or who does what for whom, it's just love for love's sake. And it's so freeing!

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And thy neighbor's neighbor. And anyone with a treat, really. Or without a treat. Those people can be great, too!