When my dogs were puppies, their leashes served as training tools. They also kept my pups under control as I led them through their obedience exercises. Now that my dogs are adults, the leashes are a formality, a courtesy to other pedestrians and their dogs, and a safety measure. My dogs still wear their leashes religiously when we walk, but I don’t really ‘lead’ them anymore. We walk together as a family, or in my dogs’ eyes, as one big happy pack.
“Lead”–Graphite and Colored Pencil