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17 Words That Mean Something Different When You Have A Dog

Fact: Dogs change your life (and vocabulary) for the better.

1. Puppy

What it means to non-dog people: A dog up to 3 years old.

What it means to dog people: Your dog forever — doesn’t matter the age, he’ll always be your puppy.

2. Furniture

What it means to non-dog people: A nice thing in your home that you relax on.

What it means to dog people: Something that will always belong to your dog. Even when you train them not to go on it, you know they’re eyeing it the second you leave.

3. Napping

What it means to non-dog people: A wonderful thing toddlers get and adults yearn for. Arianna Huffington freakin’ loves them.

What it means to dog people: A WONDERFUL THING, made even better by your nap-time pal. Even if it involves a butt in your face.

4. Lint Roller

What it means to non-dog people: A nifty thing for a little lint here and there.

What it means to dog people: A LIFESAVER for all of your black clothing.

5. Window

What it means to non-dog people: A good thing to give your home or a room nice, natural light.

What it means to dog people: A necessity for your pup when she isn’t outside. She’s gotta keep up with all the hot gossip, after all.

6. Car Ride

What it means to non-dog people: A thing you need to do to get to the store, your job, etc. A means of transportation.

What it means to dog people: A small thing that makes your best friend SO HAPPY.

7. Ice

What it means to non-dog people: A thing to cool down your drink.

What it means to dog people: A cheap toy for your dog to play with.

8. Toilet Paper

What it means to non-dog people: A thing to wipe off your butt.

What it means to dog people: Hell in paper form when in the mouth of your pup.

9. Alarm Clock

What it means to non-dog people: A device to help wake you up in the morning, usually an obnoxious sound.

What it means to dog people: YOUR DOG.

10. Therapist

What it means to non-dog people: A person you pay $$$ to, to talk things out. Very good for mental health.

What it means to dog people: Your dog who lives with you, and whom you pay in food and belly rubs. Very good for mental health.

11. Bad Days

 

What it means to non-dog people: Days when nothing goes your way, and there’s nothing that can help.

What it means to dog people: Days when nothing goes your way but they aren’t nearly as bad because of your dog.

12. Walk

What it means to non-dog people: A nice thing to do to clear your head or just to exercise. A means to get you to and from a place.

What it means to dog people: Something NEVER to be said unless spelled out “W-A-L-K” or if you MEAN IT.

13. Dinner

What it means to non-dog people: Putting food in your belly at the end of the day.

What it means to dog people: A time of day your best friend will stare at you while you put food in your belly. Doesn’t matter if they have food in their bowl, prepare for some stares.

14. Babysitter

What it means to non-dog people: A person who is in charge of your kid when you are out.

What it means to dog people: A person always accompanied by your dog who is in charge of your kid when you are out.

15. Dishwasher

What it means to non-dog people: A machine to clean your dishes.

What it means to dog people: Your dog when your dinner is dog-friendly and she deserves an extra little treat.

16. Treat

What it means to non-dog people: A nice thing to give yourself from time to time!

What it means to dog people: An awesome thing that you’d better be prepared to share — or have something else on reserve.

17. Best Friend

What it means to non-dog people: Someone, usually a human, whom you can count on no matter what for love and support.

What it means to dog people: Your dog, whom you can count on for unconditional love and support no matter what.

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