My Labrador, Sanchez, is 10 years old and I’m frequently reminded that he is in his golden years and they won’t last forever. I am very aware that every day of life for Sanchez is a gift, and little things remind me not to take it for granted. Just as I have my own bucket list for myself, I started contemplating what would be on his bucket list if her were to make his own. This is what I think he would say:
- A day of eating everything I want (preferably more than one day, but Lisa would never allow it)
- Take my time sniffing everything I desire during a long, leisurely walk
- Hump a Golden Retriever (just can’t resist them)
- A full day alone with Lisa when she’s not working (missing my days being an only dog)
- Daily morning naps under the piano while Lisa plays it
- Work as a therapy dog (note to Lisa: You’ve been saying you’d get me certified ever since I passed my Canine Good Citizen test earlier this year.)
Even though Gina is only four year old, it’s never too soon to start a bucket list. Here’s what I think hers would look like:
- Hike Squaw Valley
- Attend another agility camp
- Swim in a river, lake, and the ocean all in the same day (hint: time to go back to Florence, Oregon)
- Sleep in Lisa’s bed with her
- Earn an agility MACH title (This would make Lisa SO happy!)
What is on your pet’s bucket list? Thanks for sharing in a comment below.
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