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Located in Broken Bow, OK USA
Royal Russells European Russell Terriers
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Just A Dog

From time to time, people tell me,
”Lighten up, it’s just a
dog,” or
“That’s a lot of money for just a dog.”
They don’t
understand the distance traveled,
the time spent,
or the costs involved for “just a dog.”

Some of my proudest moments have come about with “just a dog.”
Many hours have passed, and my only
company was “just a dog,”
but I did not once feel slighted.

Some of my saddest moments have been brought about by “just a dog,”
and in those days of darkness,
the gentle touch of “just a dog”
gave me comfort
and reason to overcome the  day.

If you, too, think it’s “just a dog,”
then you probably
won’t understand phrases like
“just a friend,” “just a sunrise,”
or “just a promise.”

“Just a dog” brings into my life the very essence of
friendship, trust, and pure unbridled joy.

“Just a dog” brings out the compassion and patience
that makes me a better person.

Because of “just a dog,” I will rise early,
long walks and look longingly to the future.
So for me
and folks like me, it’s not “just a dog,”
but an embodiment
of all the hopes and dreams of the future,
the fond
memories of the past, and the pure joy of the moment.

“Just a dog” brings out what’s good in me and
diverts my
thoughts away from myself and the worries of the day.

 I hope that someday they can understand that it’s not “just a dog,”
but the thing that gives me humanity and

keeps me from being “just a man or woman.”
So the next time you hear the phrase “just a dog,”
just smile — because they “just don’t understand.”

– Author Unknown


Raising European Russell Terriers is our greatest reward.

Breeding European Russell Terriers remains our greatest responsibility.

 Website Updated: 9-20-21


Billy Johnson Jr :)



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