25 Reasons to be Thankful for your Dog

Thanksgiving is the perfect time to step back and really appreciate all the things we love about our dogs. This Turkey Day, sit down with your pooch(es) and recount all the reasons you’re thankful for them. Here are a few to get you started:

  1. You’ll always have a free alarm clock
  2. They’re perfect feet warmers
  3. They are the most eager vacuum cleaners
  4. You’ll never be without a cuddle buddy
  5. Your yard is constantly being fertilized
  6. You turn around and your plates are wiped clean
  7. They work you harder than any personal trainer
  8. You don’t need to bother with an expensive security system
  9. You’re greeted by your personal “doorman” everyday
  10. You have a body guard that rivals the ones that flank Madonna
  11. They are the perfect conversation starters and you’ve never had more friends
  12. They lower your blood pressure
  13. They ease depression
  14. They treat you like a celebrity
  15. Frisbee has never been more fun
  16. Swimming has never been more fun
  17. Your Instagram feed has never gotten more likes
  18. You always have a buddy to watch cheesy chick flicks with
  19. They are the best listeners
  20. They teach us how to live in the moment
  21. They’ve taught you how to be patient
  22. They teach us how to be completely ourselves
  23. They show us how even simple things can be beautiful
  24. They show us how to chase after our dreams, even if it happens to be a tail
  25. They remind us to never give up

To our faithful companions: thank you for your big kisses, your tail wagging spirit and your unwavering loyalty. We love you.

Written by Priscilla Liang


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