Yesterday, a client of mine was visited by his physical therapist.
During the session the subject of dogs came up due to my client mentioning how much he loved his thirteen-year-old pet Terrier.
I heard the physical therapist tell my client that it is easier to be fond of dogs 🐕 than of people.
Immediately, I interjected. “Did you say something to the fact of liking dogs more than people?” I asked the physical therapist to make sure that I heard his words correctly.
“Yes”, he said.
“I totally agree”, I said in response.
“I like them more than I do people. I love them. A lot of people feel that way”. I continued.
I also mentioned how great dogs are, and how they are not devious, and so on.
The physical therapist went on to explain how loyal dogs are, and how they do not lie, and how all they want from us is our love and care. He concluded by saying that dogs don’t play tricks.
Then the physical therapist added, “Well they do play tricks”.
“Yeah, but when they do it is innocent”, I quickly interrupted.
“They play tricks just to have fun”, the physical therapist agreed.