For the Love of My Dog, Lilly Essay

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In Frankfurt’s essay “The Importance of What We Care About” he talks about the importance of caring and why people actually care for things. After reading Frankfurt’s essay I have come to the conclusion that there are plenty of things in my life that I have come to care and love. To be able to have the chance to love something in your lifetime has a great impact on one’s life. Love for the most part can steer you in the right direction, but that’s not always the case. The love that I share in my life has kept me on a pretty good path so far. My love for things varies but one thing in my life that I have learned to have the most love for is my dachshund, Lilly. Lilly, my black/brown long haired miniature dachshund, has been a part of my …show more content…
In Frankfurt’s essay “The Importance of What We Care About” he talks about the importance of caring and why people actually care for things. After reading Frankfurt’s essay I have come to the conclusion that there are plenty of things in my life that I have come to care and love. To be able to have the chance to love something in your lifetime has a great impact on one’s life. Love for the most part can steer you in the right direction, but that’s not always the case. The love that I share in my life has kept me on a pretty good path so far. My love for things varies but one thing in my life that I have learned to have the most love for is my dachshund, Lilly. Lilly, my black/brown long haired miniature dachshund, has been a part of my family since 2005. I had begged and pleaded with my parents that year that I needed a dog. It was the year after my cat had just died and to be honest I wasn’t a hundred percent sure how having a dog would go. Cats and dogs are two different animals with two different kinds of routines and schedules. Even though I had begged and pleaded for a dog I still wasn’t sure how I would feel about all this. According to Frankfurt “we are creatures to whom things matter” (80). Meaning that even though my heart was undecided on what I wanted to do, once I saw Lilly for the first time I feel in love with her and knew I couldn’t just leave her there, I knew she needed a loving family to go home to. After about my fifth time to the pet store I finally got

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