10 Things My Dog Does That Proves She's Basically My Child
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10 Things My Dog Does That Proves She's Basically My Child

Yes, I am a Mom... a dog Mom.

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10 Things My Dog Does That Proves She's Basically My Child
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I have had my dog, Coco, for almost 7 years. We just recently moved out together and we have gotten really close. She's basically my child.

1. She makes a mess.

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Coco will leave her toys everywhere! Sometimes she destroys her toys and leaves the stuffing all over the place. Note: There are actually 2 toys under her in the pic.

2. She wants to eat whatever I eat.

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Anytime I’m eating, she wants to eat too. Every once in awhile she’ll get something from my plate but other than that it’s just dog food for her.

3. We go on adventures together.

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She loves car rides, hikes, and just anything that gets her out of the house. She's always down for an adventure.

4. She sleeps with me.

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Coco sleeps right next to me. When it's cold, she'll even sleep under the covers.

5. She loves to be carried.

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Coco will stand and put her paws up to tell me she wants to be carried. Lucky for me, she's only 20 pounds.

6. My friends love her and give her gifts.

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My friends love Coco. I take her to hang out with them and everyone loves her. Some of my friends even give her gifts!

7. She loves cuddles.

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Ever since she was young, she loved to sit in my lap. I can do homework, play video games, or watch TV and she'll be right in my lap. As long as she's touching me, she's relaxed.

8. I give her baths.

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Coco gets groomed every few months but in between, I give her baths. She gets right into the bathtub and lets me wash her. Sometimes I just put her right in the shower with me which is her favorite.

9. We communicate with each other.

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I can tell her something and she understands me. For example, she knows what "Wanna go on a ride?" and "Josh (my bf/her dad) is coming over!" means. Whenever she knows someone is coming over, she goes and sits by the window to wait for them.

10. She's smart... just like her Mom!

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Coco knows all kinds of tricks. She can sit, roll over, shake hands, and jump.

Here are just a few reasons Coco is basically my child. I always look forward to coming home to her after a long day of class or work. She always makes my day bright!

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