Don’t shop…adopt!

Via Waylon Lewis
on Sep 28, 2011
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Great questions, answers, photos, comments on Reddit.

You can find any breed, age, size…here. Adopt and you save a life—and that life might just be your own.

Speaking personally (with my mutt 6 feet away, adorably tired lying on his dog bed), my dog has trained me to be a better human. The Dog Whisperer, in turn, taught me to learn to be taught by my dog…not to roll over, but to lead—but also to take responsibility for leading, and being patient, and never blaming.


About Waylon Lewis

Waylon Lewis, founder of elephant magazine, now & host of Walk the Talk Show with Waylon Lewis, is a 1st generation American Buddhist “Dharma Brat." Voted #1 in U.S. on twitter for #green two years running, Changemaker & Eco Ambassador by Treehugger, Green Hero by Discovery’s Planet Green, Best (!) Shameless Self-Promoter at Westword's Web Awards, Prominent Buddhist by Shambhala Sun, & 100 Most Influential People in Health & Fitness 2011 by "Greatist", Waylon is a mediocre climber, lazy yogi, 365-day bicycle commuter & best friend to Redford (his rescue hound). His aim: to bring the good news re: "the mindful life" beyond the choir & to all those who didn't know they gave a care. | His first book, Things I would like to do with You, is now available.


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