If you've ever had the joy of sharing your home with a furry little bundle of dog shaped love, then you may already know that there are few words that can express the bond between a girl and her believed fur-baby.
Here however, you'll find a collection of quotes from fellow dog lovers who got pretty close to nailing some of the reasons that dogs have always been woman's best friend.
Even if they occasionally destroy our shoes in an attempt to keep us from ever having to leave the house again, there's nothing like knowing your precious pooch will always be waiting at the end of a long day to lick off half your make-up in celebration merely of your existence.
So pull your four-legged buddy close and prepare for a total cuddle fest as you check out the following reminders of why you only hope to someday find a guy whose half the man your dog is.
"The best therapist has fur and four legs."
"Whoever said money can't buy happiness forgot about puppies."
"The better I get to know men, the more I find myself loving dogs." - Charles de Gualle
"Everything I know, I learned from dog." - Nora Roberts
"A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than he loves himself." - Josh Billings
"If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous, he will not bite you. This is the principal difference between a dog and man." - Mark Twain
"Dogs' lives are too short. Their only fault really." - Agnes Sligh Turnbell
"Happiness is a warm puppy." - Charles Shultz
"You can usually tell that a man is good if he has a dog who loves him." -W. Bruce Cameron
"Dogs do speak, but only to those who know how to listen." - Orhan Pamuk
"The dog is a gentleman. I hope to go to his Heaven, not man's." - Mark Twain
"I think dogs are the most amazing creatures; they offer unconditional love. For me, they are the role model for being alive." - Gilda Radner
"Dogs are not our whole lives, but they make our lives whole." - Roger Caras
"Dogs are such agreeable friends. They ask no questions, they make no criticisms." - George Elliot
"When an eight-five pound mammal licks your tears away, then tries to sit on your lap, it's hard to be sad." - Kristan Higgins
"If a dog will not come to you after having looked you in the face, you should go home and examine your conscience." - Woodrow Wilson
“In order to really enjoy a dog, one doesn’t merely try to train him to be semi-human. The point of it is to open oneself to the possibility of becoming partly a dog.” c Edward Hoagland
"Such short little lives our pets have to spend with us, and they spend most of it waiting for us to come home each day." - John Grogan
"Owners of dogs will have noticed that, if you provide them with food and water and shelter and affection, they will think you are god. Whereas owners of cats are compelled to realize that, if you provide them with food and water and shelter and affection, they draw the conclusion that they are gods" – Christopher Hitchens
"Some angels chose fur instead of wings."
"Handle every stressful situation like a dog. If you can't eat it or play with it, just pee on it and walk away."
"My goal in life is to be as good of a person as my dog already thinks I am."
"The average dog is a nicer person than the average person." - Andy Rooney
When you return from throwing your fur-babies ball like 80 times in order to thank them for existing, be sure to share this list with all your fellow dog loving friends!