Just a Dog?

The past few weeks have really led me to think more than ever about how truly invaluable my dogs have been to me. I have spoken about them before in two separate posts; A Descriptive Story About a Memory and  Wheezy, Daisy, Sadie, Marley- Phoebe but I wanted to give them a bit of a “shout out” today :)


My dogs have saved my life. This isn’t some dramatic statement, but rather the honest truth. The benefits that animals have on someone who suffers from a chronic illness, or anyone for that matter, is undeniable. I loved this post here Animals Help Hurting People with Chronic Illness and I hope you all will check it out whenever you have time.

  • Jodi

    even more reason to let you know we are getting a dog!! sometime after Oct 1.
    Animals do have healing powers and I completely understand where you are coming from. I know your mom feels exactly the same way as you do. I continue to come across more and more people out there that are with you in your thinking

    • http://risaroo86.wordpress.com Marisa Lauren

      I am very excited for you :)

  • http://aguywithcrohns.com A Guy With Crohn’s

    I never understood the relationship people had with dogs…until I got one about 3 years ago. I can’t imagine life without one now. They bring so much joy to a person and it is known that people with dogs live a longer life. Now I know that they aren’t “just a dog”, but they are a life.

    • http://risaroo86.wordpress.com Marisa Lauren

      They are a life, couldn’t agree more!

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