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Tuesday, September 20, 2011

10 Reasons Why Dogs Are Better Than People.

1.) They don’t give you bad financial advice.  In fact, my dog has never interfered with my finances or asked for any gift larger than a slice of pizza.
2.) They never ask if they can date your single friends or if you can set them up with someone.  So you never have to worry about how to handle the situation if you’re walking through the park one day and run into other dogs they’ve previously dated.
3.) They don’t brag about how much money they make or what kind of car they drive.
4.) They don’t try to push their belief system on you.  Can you imagine your dog scolding you for flushing your poop away instead of rolling in it?  I didn’t think so.  
5.) They know how to eat and never refuse food because they’re “on a diet.”  
6.) They don’t pretend to love work unless they really do love it.
7.) They always tell you that your food is great, no matter what your cooking skills.  And they believe it, too.
8.) They’re never too busy for you.  Whether you want to play with them or hold them while you cry.  Dogs know how to be there with you.
9.)  When they’re dying they don’t make demands, try to manipulate people, or make anyone feel guilty over relationships.  They don’t ask for memorials or worry about how you’ll remember them.  They only ask that you be there with them when they pass away.  That’s why I respect them and wish I could be more like them.  They know how to love.
10.) They know what’s important and that’s what they focus their lives upon: relationships.


  1. I used to have a whole list of why dogs are better than children, or at least neutral. 1) you can lock your dog in a cage when you leave without the authorities showing up. 2) they both smell bad. 3) when your child turns 18 you have to pay for college, when your dog turns 18 you may no longer have dog expenses. and etc.....

  2. Matt, those are great points! Dogs also respect you more than children respect parents ;)

  3. This is hilarious, but true. Sometimes, I prefer animals to people.
    Which is why I prefer animal characters in fiction than humans.
    My latest WIP is a novel about dogs in the Mob.

  4. Kayfey/Angry Goblin/Inprettyprint - That is great! I would love to read it when you get it done. The book I have coming out next month is about dogs, also. Maybe we can swap copies!

  5. That would be awesome on both counts! I'd love to read your latest! I'm also mentally building a list of beta-readers for this novel.

  6. Totally agree. I am much more of a dog person then a cat person (have had both; prefer dogs). They want to be fed, want to be scratched, and want to go out for walks and to play. What's wrong with that?

  7. We visited the pound this week to get our puppy fix. I miss my little boy so much. Two years now. boo hoo. Thanks for the reminder on how great they are.

  8. The Desert Rocks - it is so tough to lose a dog. We lost one in February and still miss her.

  9. I am a total dog person and couln't agree more! I would add- they are ready to cuddle at any time! I love my dog, Jack. My best bud!

    I found you through Book Blogs and signed up to follow you. When you have a chance- please stop by and follow the blog for my middle grade novel that I am hoping to get published. http://thesecretdmsfilesoffairdaymorrow.blogspot.com/

    Take care-
    Jess- although I may show up as Fairday, the main character from my novel. I can't figure out why that happens and I can't fix it. :)

  10. Hi, Jess - found your blog and started following it. I love the black/white color scheme!

  11. Epic!
    I love it!!! New follower!

  12. Hi, I love my pup she's still only 9 months old, first dog, didn't know how much you could love them :)
    New follower!
    Lindsay :)