Thoughts to Paws over…

imageSome days I feel like I age in dog years.  According to Google, for the first two years, a dog year is equal to 10.5 human years.   After that, each dog year equals 4 human years. This calculation is based on studies that indicate our canine friends, except maybe larger breeds, develop more quickly in their first two years of life.  If I have said it once, I will say it again, my personality is more dog like than human, and some days I feel like I am aging that way too.  Lucas, is around ten or eleven years old, which makes him about 53 give or take.  I am not fifty yet, according to the calendar years, but today I feel much older than my pooch, technically I would be around 204 if I were a dog.   I won’t say I feel that decrepit, but 96 feels about right.  I look at Lucas and admire what  great shape he is in!  He is spry when we are out on our walks, it’s hard to keep up to him most days.  He jumps up on the couch without any trouble, and talk about flexible, he can sleep with his feet touching his nose and pop up for his morning pee break with no trouble whatsoever.  Today I am finding it challenging standing up and would like swap bodies with Lucas.  Remember that Disney movie “The Shaggy D.A.” with Dean Jones, I am dating myself!  I would like to trade places with my dog today.  I could lay on the couch and snooze whilst he does the laundry, cleans the bathrooms, does the vacuuming and takes my noon dog walk.  Ah if only…

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