Has a dog Buddha-nature? This is the most serious question of all. If you say yes or no, You lose your own Buddha-nature.
Yesterday while I was out I ran across a stuffed puppy and could not resist bringing it home to Marlo. Okay. Lie. I ran across two stuffed puppies. When I got home I held them behind my back, but she could see the foot of one of the puppies peeking out and OH MY GOD [...]