Dog and a blue door

Along with behaving beautifully in public, British dogs also seem to be extremely patient. It is very common to see them tethered outside restaurants and shops, and the dogs wait with the most heartbreakingly stoic resolve. They don’t try to greet other people or other dogs. They don’t whine or bark or pull. They just sit. And wait.

Like this little guy, waiting in Ambleside (in the Lake District):

AmblesideEven the dogs here observe that “stiff upper lip.”

Ambleside

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