Whew! That's a relief!!
Thinking the worst just means you're a good mom--everyone who loves a dog (or any pet) finds themselves doing it at one point or another. Worrying is a hard thing to control!
"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."