By Terry Jester
Why do dogs beg at the table?
Let’s look at this from the dog’s perspective. Let’s say you are in a room with a bunch of people. The people are sitting around tables loaded with money, counting and stacking the bills while you watch.
You have nothing better to do so you step closer. Then, out of the blue, one of the people sitting at the table suddenly turns and hands you a big wad of cash. You are dumbfounded!
As you stand there in shock, someone else turns and hands you another big wad of cash. You can’t believe it. You find yourself gravitating to the different tables, collecting bundles of cash from several of them.
Sometimes, one of the people will yell at you to get lost, but there’s always someone else who turns a kind eye your way and tosses you a big bunch of bills.
Does this sound familiar?
It should, if you have a dog that begs at the table.
People covet money. Dogs covet food. The principles are the same. Continue reading “Why dogs give thanks at Thanksgiving”