Skip To Content

    Scientific Proof Dog Lovers Make Great Friends

    You've heard the merits of cat owners and now it's dog owners' time to shine. So go give the dog lovers in your life a hug cause here are 19 reasons dog lovers are the best of the best.

    1. They're super fun at parties.

    clitzy.tumblr.com

    They're 15% more likely to be extroverts.

    2. They're smart.

    Via Flickr: 30896138@N07

    They're 28% more likely to be students.

    3. They may be more likely to detect cancer early.

    markingourterritory.wordpress.com

    One study found that some dogs naturally sniff out cancer. If they can't, they can be trained in a mere three hours.

    4. They know the value of a little R & R.

    jokeroo.com

    Dog owners are typically less stressed than their cat-owning counterparts.

    5. They can always google something for you.

    bangitout.com

    They're 23% more likely to be iPhone users.

    6. They have great taste in their Beatles.

    Keystone-France / Getty Images

    They're 18% more likely to prefer Paul.

    7. They'll give you a hug when you need it most.

    lovemeow.com

    Typically, dog owners are more nurturing.

    8. They love children.

    statigr.am

    They're 24% more likely to have kids.

    9. They're supportive.

    Via Flickr: 33252741@N08

    They're more likely to be "team players."

    10. They love to laugh.

    bestmomstv.com

    They're 30% more likely to enjoy slapstick humor and impressions.

    11. They're responsible.

    barnorama.com

    They're 28% more likely to own their own home.

    12. They're more personable.

    videojug.com

    They're 11% more likely to know their neighbors by name.

    13. But mostly, dog people make great friends because you may get to hang out with this guy:

    14. Maybe you'd even get to cuddle like this:

    15. Or have an important meeting like this:

    16. Maybe you'd even get to play a little catch.

    17. Basically, having a dog-owning friend means you get two friends in one.

    18. There's only one thing better than that...

    19. Having a dog of your own to greet you like this every day.

    Want the best of BuzzFeed Animals in your inbox?
    Sign up for a newsletter today!

    Newsletter signup form