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These 17 Photos Prove Why Dogs Are 'Man's Best Friend'

<p> Dee Overfield </p>

When you welcome a dog into your home, you may as well have adopted a child. This dog will become your closest companion, your best friend, a member of the family. There's a reason why we name these creatures "man's best friend." Here's why.

1. They let you play dress-up.

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2. They'll warm up your bed before you get in it ...

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... and you'll never have to sleep alone again.

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3. Generally, they like the same reality TV as you.

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4. And they're always happy ...

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... even when sleeping.

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5. Food never gets wasted ...

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... not even salad.

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6. You can take them anywhere ...

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... and they won't kick up a fuss if you take the last chair.

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7. They will perform tricks to impress you.

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8. And they'll even let you do their hair.

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9. They can be chilled and relaxed ...

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... or playful and mischievous.

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10. But most importantly, they're not camera shy ...

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... and they make great selfie partners.

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