11 Small Happinesses Only Dog People Truly Know

I reblogged this article from Barkpost because I related to it so strongly and thought you might enjoy it too.  You will notice that not all the pictures are the same as the original post.  This is because I couldn’t get them to copy over, so I picked new ones.  Look at the original pics — they are superb.  Copyright belongs to the individuals named.
SMALL PUP PLEASURES
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Source: Giphy

2. Watching your adopted pup grow from a pup who will eat anything as fast as possible into to a picky lil gal (seems like a bad thing – but feels good to know she isn’t scared and hungry anymore).

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Source: @rebeevans

3. Seeing your pup make friends at the dog park, and feeling like it’s your own personal accomplishment.

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Source: Four Paws Pet Ranch

4. Getting out of places early when you want (a.k.a a built-in excuse to leave lame social gatherings).:)

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Source: Sarah Says Read

5. When they lock eyes with you like they are talking to you with their eyes.

“I GET you, Mommy.” (Photo credit: SOMMAI | FreeDigitalPhotos.net

6. Inhaling that freshly groomed dog smell….

“I had my bath. Don’t I smell good?” (Photo credit: posterize | FreeDigitalPhotos.net)

7. Their sleepy eyes when you turn on the lights and they were sound asleep, and suddenly are like, “Whaaaaaa….?”

Tilly Tot:  “Whaaaa...?.”

Tilly Tot: “Whaaaa…?” (Photo credit: Sandra Bell Kirchman)

8. When they groan because you shifted a little and interrupted their nap on your lap.

Mommy: Say goodnight, Oreo. Oreo: Good...*yawn*...night. (Photo credit: Sandra Bell Kirchman)

Mommy: “Say goodnight, Oreo.”
Oreo: “Good…*yawn*…night.” (Photo credit: Sandra Bell Kirchman)

9. When you get home from a weekend out of town and they actually trip over their own feet trying to get to the door as fast as possible.

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Dog’s absolute joy when “Daddy” came home from Afghanistan. (Photo credit: You Tube – watch video here).

10. How in the midst of playing they stop and look back, just to check you’re still there.

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Source: Imgur

11. When you take shower they sit outside the bathroom to make sure you are ok.
When you come out, they lick the water off your feet, as if to say, “There there, you will be dry in no time.”

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Featured Image via @dingoaday

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