Why we love pooches

by SheKnows
May 6, 2010 at 9:00 p.m. ET
Sleeping Great Dane

1 /12: They always look cute

1/12 :They always look cute

They can be doing absolutely nothing and they still look so darn cute!

2 /12: They love to cuddle and keep you company on the couch.

2/12 :They love to cuddle and keep you company on the couch.

They love to cuddle and keep you company on the couch.

3 /12: Who needs a man when you've got a puppy to love?

3/12 :Who needs a man when you've got a puppy to love?

Who needs a man when you've got a puppy to love?

4 /12: Doggies always try to listen

4/12 :Doggies always try to listen

They always listen, even if they don't always understand.

5 /12: Puppies love to play!

5/12 :Puppies love to play!

There's no better way to enjoy the outdoors than with a pup that loves to play.

6 /12: It's always nice to be missed

6/12 :It's always nice to be missed

It's always nice to be missed, even when you're only gone a few hours.

7 /12: Their coats are so soft, you can't help but give them a few

7/12 :Their coats are so soft, you can't help but give them a few

Their coats are so soft, you can't help but give them a few pets.

8 /12: They always try to help

8/12 :They always try to help

They always try to help, even if they just get in the way!

9 /12: It's fun to play doggie dress-up

9/12 :It's fun to play doggie dress-up

They'll let you play dress-up!

10 /12: Pooches keep you company

10/12 :Pooches keep you company

They're so anxious for your attention

11 /12: If nothing else, they'll make you laugh!

11/12 :If nothing else, they'll make you laugh!

If nothing else, they'll make you laugh!

12 /12: They look up to you

12/12 :They look up to you