11 Pictures That Explain Why Every Child Should Grow Up With A Dog.

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As a rambunctious kid, a huge part of my family was our lovable dogs. We grew up together, played together and those two sweet Yorkies were basically my siblings. I’m realizing now that they might have been much more than that. Perhaps, there were things my furry friends (named Sugar and Spice) taught me outside of petting and playing in the yard.  Perhaps their unconditional snuggling (love) gave me a prime example to carry through life.

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Take a look at these 11 kids and their adorable dogs… it might make you want to get a new pup real soon!

1. When a kid grows up with a dog, they learn certain things.

Dog licking kid's nose.
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These two have a lifetime of adventures in front of them.

2. It’s okay to lean on others.

Hanging out on dog
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A good friend is always there when you need someone to give you a boost.

    3. You can have a lot of friends.

    Little boy and his dog friends
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    These four are a bonified crew.

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