The Black Labrador and Me
Photo by WanderingDogPhotography.co.uk
When I entered the room, I felt a strange sensation. I knew something extraordinary was going to happen, and I couldn’t wait to find out what it was.
The room was bright and filled with light, but there was a contrast between the brightness and Oscar, the black Labrador that was walking in the room. You couldn’t miss him – he had a presence that demanded attention.
He seemed unsettled, constantly moving around the room. However, he was in perfect condition, and his coat was shiny and healthy. He was wagging his tail to show how friendly he was.
I sat down on the sofa, and he stopped in front of me, looking at me with those big brown eyes. Suddenly, he jumped on the sofa, sat beside me, put his paw on my hand, and looked into my eyes.
And then it happened – the world around us changed suddenly. I couldn’t see anything else but his eyes. They were big, warm, and brown, and they were filled with a sense of comfort and trust.
Our two different worlds started to merge into one, and a special channel formed for our communication. We didn’t need words, and we didn’t need body language. We were still, silent, and just looking into each other’s eyes. I felt his thoughts coming towards me, and it was as if we were communicating telepathically.
In that moment, I saw a picture of an adorable puppy with a golden collar, happy in his puppyhood. There were lots of cuddles, colorful toys, happy children, puppy class, and some exhausting
training sessions. He was amazed at how long I had to wait until I got my first puppy. I saw his caring and loving attitude towards the puppy, then him becoming a champion on an open dog show, and the heart-breaking time when my first dog went over the rainbow bridge. I sensed him crying without tears.
The connection had been established, and we felt each other’s emotions. Our hearts were beating at the same rhythm, and it was a special moment. The surrounding world just became unimportant and disappeared. We were lost in our own world.
Hearing some background noises we felt we were coming back to reality slowly but steadily. He jumped down from the sofa, approached his bed, curled up, put his head on his front legs, and gently fell asleep.
And I knew in that moment that I had just experienced something extraordinary – something that I would never forget.
In that moment, I realized that sometimes words aren’t necessary to communicate. Sometimes, just a look or a touch can be enough to create a special connection.
And I knew that I would always remember that black Labrador and the hypnotic moment we shared.