7 Reasons Why Dogs Have Changed Our Lives
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7 Reasons Why Dogs Have Changed Our Lives

Pets alone are so many things in themselves but dogs, dogs are our best friends.

7 Reasons Why Dogs Have Changed Our Lives

Everyone thinks they have the best dog ever; and they aren't wrong.

Here is a list of reasons why dogs have truly changed our lives.

1. Nothing beats bringing them home for the first time

There is no greater feeling than bringing home your puppy for the first time. Showing it where to sleep (in our beds, obviously), where to eat, and where all of the super squeaky toys are. We run around the house with them, making a mess of everything in our paths, and post far too many pictures on Facebook to make all of our friends jealous.

2. They become part of the family

Dogs complete our families and add to our lives. When everyone asks you how big your family is, the number of pets in the home is always apart of the answer, especially if they are dogs. I mean c'mon, we even take our Christmas pictures with them.

3. They are genuine and loyal

No one gets more excited when you walk through the door than your dog does. Even if you were only gone enough for them to stop crying and whining, they wag their tail and jump on you like you were gone for a few weeks.

4. They always know how you're feeling

Dogs have a sixth sense; always knowing exactly how you feel. When you've gone through a crappy week at work, there is no one more comforting than having your dog snuggle up next to you and a gallon of ice cream offering a plethora of kisses. You could scream "You're so dumb" and no one would be more excited and wag their tails faster than your dog, just to match your excitement. Dogs can be a little naive, but never shy away from matching your feelings because they just understand.

5. They can always make you smile

Whether it's chasing their tails or humping your dinner date at the door, they can always make you smile and brighten your mood.

6. They are your best friend

There is no myth to the saying 'a dog is a mans best friend.' We find ourselves talking to our dogs, asking them questions, and even tell them our secrets because they can obviously understand us. You find yourself missing them when you're at work and you even have a picture of them on your desk. All the things you do with your second best, human best friend.

7. They have changed your life

Dogs teach us so much about unconditional love, loyalty and sense of family. We have learned so much about ourselves and the simplicity of love from our dogs. To them, we were the world but they don't realize that they are our whole world too. We have all had a pet that has changed our life and will always hold a special place in our hearts and the hearts of our family. To those who have already left us, not a day goes by where we don't wish they were greeting us at the front door after a tough day at work.

Pets are so many things in themselves, but dogs, dogs are truly our best friends.

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