Everyone has their own way of greeting another, whether it is in the human form or the animal world. Dogs say hello by sniffing another dog’s butt. Can you imagine if we humans did that? Now with COVID19, we are not even shaking hands. Hand shaking dates back to the 5th century B.C. in Greece. A handshake during those times was a symbol of peace. Now it is a gesture of “how do you do?” or “nice to meet you” or “great seeing you again”. People seal deals with a simple handshake to show good faith. Now we have to give a thumbs up or a wave behind our masks. How about…”bring your own pen to sign the contract”.
Dogs continue their greetings of hello regardless of the pandemic. We haven’t allowed Heaven to be around other dogs, so she just has to live with it like we do. The photo above was taken a few years ago. Imagine this perspective if you lived through the eyes of a dog.
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