17 Truths That Prove Once and For All That Dogs Are Family

We all know that dogs are not just a pet, but more like a true member of the family. Through the good (weeknight after-work cuddle sessions), and the bad (when they wake you up at 4am to go pee) no one will ever love you as much as your fam with fur. Here are 17 reasons dogs are definitely family. 1. Your dog is the first thing you see when you wake up and it makes your morning that much more bearable. [caption id="attachment_47042" align="aligncenter" width="600"]tumblr_nbfru9WV3e1teba69o2_1280 Source: ReBloggy[/caption] 2. You have more photos of your dog around the house than your significant other and/ or children. [caption id="attachment_47063" align="aligncenter" width="591"]Source: Aliexpress Source: Aliexpress[/caption] 3. They just know when you've had a bad day, and go out of their way to make you smile. [caption id="attachment_47064" align="aligncenter" width="600"]Source: PetsFans Source: PetsFans[/caption] 4. When people ask if you have any siblings you respond with "... and then we also have a dog... so it's basically like I have another sister." [caption id="attachment_47067" align="aligncenter" width="600"]Source: The Canvas Factory Source: The Canvas Factory[/caption] 5. You've all started to look alike. [caption id="attachment_47065" align="aligncenter" width="600"]Source: Reforma Ley Source: Reforma Ley[/caption] 6. Your dog has more toys than most kids. [caption id="attachment_47073" align="aligncenter" width="600"]Source: Salida Dogs Source: Salida Dogs[/caption] 7. You consider it a personal insult when places aren't dog friendly. [caption id="attachment_47070" align="aligncenter" width="600"]Source: The Poodle and Dog Blog Source: The Poodle and Dog Blog[/caption] 8. You wouldn't dream of taking a family photo for the holiday card without your dog in it. [caption id="attachment_47066" align="aligncenter" width="600"]Source: The Brilliant Dog Source: The Brilliant Dog[/caption] 9. Your dog's happiness always comes first. [caption id="attachment_47071" align="aligncenter" width="600"]Source:  The Daily Mail Source: The Daily Mail[/caption] 10. You buy other family members birthday cards from the dog and it's not a real birthday without one. [caption id="attachment_47072" align="aligncenter" width="600"]Source: Pinterest Source: Pinterest[/caption] 11. Your dog is so much a part of a family that it even went through a rebellious teen phase as a puppy (although luckily it only lasted about six weeks.) [caption id="attachment_47068" align="aligncenter" width="500"]Source: Giphy Source: Giphy[/caption] 12. When going on family trips the dog and the kids fight for space in the backseat, the dog has been known to win. [caption id="attachment_47069" align="aligncenter" width="600"]Source: Humor Hound Source: Humor Hound[/caption] 13. When it comes to big family events (Thanksgiving, Christmas, weddings) none of them would be complete without your pooch. [caption id="attachment_47074" align="aligncenter" width="500"]Source: Pinterest Source: Pinterest[/caption] 14. Most of your favorite family memories involve your hound (or hounds). [caption id="attachment_47076" align="aligncenter" width="600"]Source: Europa Press Source: Europa Press[/caption] 15. Your engagement announcements looked like this: [caption id="attachment_47077" align="aligncenter" width="594"]Source: Pinterest Source: Pinterest[/caption] 16. He/she has always been there for you and will always protect you, just like your less furry (debatable) family members. [caption id="attachment_47080" align="aligncenter" width="600"]Source: 3 Million Dogs Source: 3 Million Dogs[/caption] 17. You can't imagine your life or home without them. [caption id="attachment_47079" align="aligncenter" width="353"]Source: College Candy Source: College Candy[/caption] So many feels! [caption id="attachment_47081" align="aligncenter" width="600"]Source: Twitter Source: Twitter[/caption]
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Hope Bobbitt

7 years ago

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