your dog owns more clothing and toys than your neighbor’s children.
you have more pictures of your dog than of any other family member including yourself.
you allow your dog to join you in the bath but not your significant other.
you don’t mind sharing your pillow with your dog.
you share your popsicles with the dog.
you decide you might have kids so the dog will have playmates.
…then you think better of it and just get more dogs.
your entire Christmas wish list is full of stuff for the dog or stuff for you and the dog.
you won’t visit your family if the dog can’t go too.
you spend all your free time (after playing with the dog, etc…) online at dog related sites.
…and you’re on many dog related e-mail lists.
you care more about getting your dog’s supper ready on time than your spouse’s.
you use the term potty in place of other urination terms. (Toast)
you don’t yell at your significant other after staying out all night because it might upset your dog.
you make your significant other sleep on the couch because there isn’t enough room for the three of you.
holiday groceries are bought depending on the number of CANINE guest are expected, in addition to the rest of the family.
you refer to your dogs as your 4-legged children. (Rose)
you and your spouse constantly argue about which one of you the dog looks more like. (Big Al Your Radio Pal)
your dog is in your family photo. (Big Al Your Radio Pal)
…for the church directory.
you go buy a king sized bed so there is enough room for pooch to sleep comfortably too. (Visitor Submission)
you tell your chat partner to hold on while you play tug-of-war with your dog.
you tell your relatives you aren’t coming unless the dogs are invited, too.
you get your dog a pet cat.
when shopping for a new car, your first requirement is that your dog can easily get into & out of the vehicle & she has her own window. (Donna)
when house hunting, you only look at houses with BIG fenced in yards so your 100 lb “baby” has somewhere to play. (Donna)
when you don’t think it’s the least bit strange to stand outside at 4:04AM chirping “Pee Maggie…Pee for mommy”, while Maggie tends to play and forget why she’s out there. You can give 2 !@#$s what the neighbors think.
your spouse has to make the dogs move over so they can get into bed. (Ed Ward)
whenever your dog barks, you say, “uh-oh — Gotta run — My dog wants her supper and belly rub now.” (Keith S.)
you share ice cream cones with your dog. (Vicki Marty)
your dog eats cat *poop*, but you still let her kiss you. (Rebecca)