New Venom trailer from Marvel = new excuse to ogle our man Tom Hardy, amirite y'all?? View this video on YouTube youtube.com Except, ugh, we have to wait until OCTOBER (5th, to be exact) to get all that Hardy goodness?? Anyway, to tide us all over until then, here are twelve pics of our fave alien symbiote host alongside the best thing that the cinematic universe of reality has to offer: dogs. 1. Here's one of Tom Hardy rubbing a very good dog's belly, mid-premiere. Theo Wargo / Getty Images As one does. 2. Here's one where a dog is acting out all of our fantasies to Tom Hardy's ear, if we were given the same opportunity: Theo Wargo / Getty Images Were we ever so lucky. 3. Here's a shot of a very dapper dude and also Tom Hardy: Jonathan Brady / PA Wire/Press Association Images 4. And here is an Instagram that Tom Hardy posted of a Frenchie named Blu. View this photo on Instagram Instagram: @tomhardy 5. Here is a photo of Tom Hardy protecting this dog with his life, which I hope is what Venom is all about: Splash News 6. And here is what the sequel will be based off, probably: Splash News 7. Here's a throwback of Tom Hardy and one of his dogs, Max: View this photo on Instagram Instagram: @tomhardy 8. And here is a selfie that's giving us a hard time deciding whose eyes are more adorable: View this photo on Instagram Instagram: @tomhardy Show of hands if you think it's a tie. 9. Here we see Tom Hardy and his playful side... View this photo on Instagram Instagram: @tomhardy 10. And here's a shot of Tom Hardy in Oliver Twist, trusty pooch in hand: BBC 11. Here he is with Chewbacca's kid, we think: Neil Warner / Getty Images 12. And last but not least, here's the Tom Hardy + dog GIF compilation that you didn't know you needed until now: View this post on You're welcome, friends. For more translated content and BuzzFeed International goodness, subscribe to Inter Webz: our new bi-weekly newsletter bringing you the best of the 'net from around the world. This post was translated from Spanish.