Patience and consistency will pay off, Isla'sMudder. Our pups had tricks like jumping up and grabbing the sleeve of our shirts--can't tell you how many times my arms were pinched and how many shirts had sleeves ripped (sometimes completely off
). But eventually they got over that high-jinx stage and settled into a more sane adulthood.
"We are--each of us--dying; it's how we live in the meantime that makes the difference."
"It's not what you gather, but what you scatter that tells what kind of life you have lived!"
"Be kinder than necessary, for everyone you meet is fighting some kind of battle."