doggie love

1234172_634529163247660_1565321023_nMy grand dog Sheba—a yellow lab—has the same soothing effect on me as this black lab has for her/his companion.  Never fully understood the connection between people and dogs until Sheba came into my son’s life. Today I walked over to see him and her, but they were both gone. Maybe tomorrow I’ll get my fix. Some dogs—I’m convinced—have the power to heal. Sometimes their masters do to. It’s not the person. It’s not the dog. It’s the love and empathy they share.