Essence of Dog awakens within the knowingness that you have a companion and allows you to accept help and guidance from a friend. It reminds you kindness will often get you a lot further than criticism.
It teaches you to be gentle with others and to accept that their paths can be different from yours. Being loyal and truthful to yourself and others enables you to be your own best friend. Dog teaches you to have self-respect, which awakens self-value, producing loving yourself first. Self-respect is crucial to your being of great assistance to others. It awakens self-respect which will assure that others will respect you. Working with Dog Essence develops a great spirit and a huge capacity to love. It embodies the loving gentleness of being a best friend and the fierce energy of a protector. It awakens a deep understanding and compassion of human shortcomings; the compassion for unconditional acceptance and love; strong values and good intentions that can, will, and must enable you to go forward in the world and bring success; and awakens skills that you may have ignored or forgotten. Dog teaches you to notice inner conflict and take action to bring them into balance. It also teaches you to nurture any old skill or talent. It also implies that you need to put more time and effort into fostering your friendships.