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Personal thoughts from LIFE+DOG editor Ryan Rice. Want to stay in touch with Ryan? Follow him on Twitter @RyanRice or on Instagram @therealryanrice.

Personal thoughts from LIFE+DOG editor Ryan Rice. Want to stay in touch with Ryan? Follow him on Twitter @RyanRice or on Instagram @therealryanrice.

Lessons From Lilly

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What I Learned from Lilly: LIFE Lessons from My First DOG By Ryan Rice — Originally published in Issue 17 of LIFE+DOG I remember the day I brought my first dog home. I was 24 years old, single, and beginning my career in public relations. It was an exciting time in my life and I looked forward to sharing it with ... Read More »

The Importance Of Saying Thank You

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Saying thank you is more than good manners.  It is good spirituality.  ~Alfred Painter Who doesn’t like to do things for others? Whether that be helping a neighbor, volunteering in the community or donating money or services, giving is one of the most rewarding things we can do to make a difference in our world.  It’s something I personally love ... Read More »

Can’t We All Just Get Along?

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With the launch of our new site, I am so excited to start sharing some of my advice, experiences and opinions with all of our readers.  I think it is so important that when we as a society see something that disturbs us or inspires us that we share it with others.  Awareness and knowledge are the two areas that ... Read More »

What I Learned From My Dog Today

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As I sit here typing this there is a sleeping spaniel at my feet that is stealing my attention.  I love watching her sleep.  She looks so happy and peaceful…snoring just loud enough to kill the silence and remind me of her loyal presence.  It’s moments like these that I am reminded of her ability to live in the present ... Read More »

Nature's Miracle