6 Clever Dogs Prove Why They’re Considered “Man’s Best Friend”

A two-photo collage. The first shows a dog happily carrying a plastic grocery bag full of food in his mouth. The second photo shows a dog sitting next to a baby in a bouncy seat. Text on the image reads: "We never taught her to do this."

There’s a reason that dogs are often referred to as “man’s best friend.” No matter what we’re going through, it seems that our loyal companions will always have our backs. This can be seen in day-to-day life when our pups are always happy to see us come home from work, but this fact is also clear in some of the most unexpected ways, too.


Adorable evidence of dogs earning their title of “man’s best friend” can be seen all over social media, but I’ve gathered six of my favorite videos for you to enjoy right now. Just keep scrolling and take a moment to appreciate these pawsitively wholesome moments!

1. He looks so proud to help!

@makipogitv #foryou #fyp #pets #pet ♬ Lil Boo Thang – Paul Russell

2. This helpful golden retriever is living up to his name.

@pubity Now THIS is a true gentleman 🥺🥺🥺 (Kelly Wilson via @ViralHog) #pubity ♬ original sound – Pubity

3. She said, “This is my baby, actually!”

@realforyoumommy Ugh, my heart ❤️ We dont deserve animals #dogsoftiktok #labradoodle #dogprotectingbaby #babiesoftiktok #momtok #parenttok #sahm #fyp ♬ Pieces (Solo Piano Version) – Danilo Stankovic

4. Nothing beats playtime with your dog.

@pubity Man's best friend 🐶 (Via: @oli_czudny ) #pubity #dogs #dogsoftiktok #dog ♬ stuff we did – favsoundds

5. “Ooh, I can help! I can help!”

@kmgblu12 My dog is such a goofball 😂😂 at least he was trying to help 🤷‍♀️ #goldenretriever #funny ♬ original sound – Kayla Wilson

6. Luna looks so happy to be with her human!

@lunatheminicockapoo Man’s best friend 🥺❤️ #dogsofttiktok #dogs #puppylove #love #doglover #lunatheminicockapoo ♬ snowfall – Øneheart & reidenshi

It’s been said many times, but it deserves to be said again: What did we do to deserve dogs!? No matter how ruff life gets, we can always count on these four-legged friends, and that’s something to be grateful for!

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