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12 Oct, 2014

Piper gives thanks

Posted by andrea tomkins in: dog stuff

Piper is thankful for…

Sunny spots:

Sunny spot

Squeak toys:

Squeak toys are THE BEST

Chewy things:

Rawhide

Having family who helps out when life throws you a curve ball, or a bunch of burrs:

It's not a good morning if you spend some of it with burrs in your furs. #dogsofinstagram #wirefoxterrier

We can learn so much from our furry friends, don’t you think? Piper reminds me every day to be thankful for the simple things in life.

I’m off to find a good sunny spot! Happy Thanksgiving!

p.s. fans of Piper should know that she has her own Instagram account. :)


1 Response to "Piper gives thanks"

1 | Stefania

October 15th, 2014 at 6:33 am

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Adorable pics. You must put The Art of Racing in the Rain on your reading list. Wonderful story told by a dog. There are funny and sad parts. Great read.

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