35 Reasons Why Your Dog Is Actually Your Child

So many of us love dogs. They are like our children. I was surfing the internet and found reasons why you are obsessed with your dog. As I was reading, I compiled all the good reasons why your dog is actually your child!! 🙂

 

35 Reasons Why Your Dog Is Actually Your Child

1. You wouldn’t even consider a partner who doesn’t share your love of canines. The thought of merely going on a date with someone who doesn’t like dogs is unthinkable.

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2. Some people have baby pictures on their phones… you have dog pictures….. and you’re just as excited to show the pictures.

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3. You regularly google picture of your breed of choice, and brainstorm ideas of quirky names for your pet that may not yet exist.

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4.  Homeward Bound brings you to tears every time you watch it.

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5. You can’t watch the Sarah Mclachan “Save the Animals” commercials for fear you will burst into tears immediately.

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6. Watching a movie in which a dog dies is too much for you to handle (i.e. I Am Legend, Marley and Me) and you curse whoever recommended them to you in the first place. Any other character can die, but the movie is immediately awful if it’s a dog.

7. You’re pretty sure your dog is actually a person.

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8. You stare at your dog sleeping because it’s so cute.

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9. You text pictures of your dog to your friends and family.

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10. You feel guilty eating in front of your dog without sharing a bite of your food.

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11. You feel guilty leaving your dog home alone…. So you leave on Animal Planet

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12.  You let them walk all over you.

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13. Everything your dog does is cute… like running in the snow.

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14.  Your dog can pass gas in your home and you wouldn’t care, but the moment a person does it’s the most disgusting thing you’ve ever dealt with.

 

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15.  You are overly excited to give them treats because it will make their day.  

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16.  You’ve sewed together more ripped up toys than you care to admit – and you treat it like it’s a major surgery.

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17.  You celebrate your dog’s birthday.

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18. You worry about them like parents worry about a child.

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19. You talk about them as if they were your kids. In fact, when people ask you, “do you have any children?” you answer with, “No, but I have 3 dogs!”

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20. You find a crying baby and a crying dog to be equally heartbreaking.

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21.  In bed, you don’t mind that the dog takes up more room than you do.

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22. You have an obscene amount of dog toys, most of which are scattered in random places throughout your house. And, each dog toy has a name (i.e. Mr. Squeaky Bear).

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23. You don’t even consider NOT letting your dog sleep with you… and you find dog toys in bed.

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24. You’ve missed more than one happy hour or event because your dogs would be home alone, and you’ve been away too long. Plus, cuddling with them can be more fun.

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25.  You won’t even consider a low-grade kennel when you have to go away. You will splurge on appropriate babysitting.

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26. Your pooch’s wardrobe rivals your own. You get pleasure out of dressing them up and showing them off.

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27. You get annoyed when too many pictures of your friends’ dinners and kids clog your news feed on facebook, but you love the ones who post pictures of their dogs.

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28. You talk to your dog on the phone when you’re away and wonder how they are spending their day.

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29.  You have more than one nickname for them, and they respond to each one.

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30. You talk to them as if they could comprehend more than just a few simple key words and commands… and you respond to them as if they have answered you. 

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31. You’ve considered getting their paw print tattooed somewhere on your body.

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32.  When you pass a person on the street, you spend more time talking to their dog than you do the actual person…. In fact, you are more interested in the dog than the person.

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33.  Your dogs can do anything, and you won’t stay mad for very long.

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34.Your life would never be the same without your dog.

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35.  You’ve come to the conclusion that anyone who hates dogs just can’t possibly have a soul.

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