9. Then: "Having a dog will give me an excuse to get out and exercise!" Now: "Let's build a fence so he can run around the yard and I can watch from my chair." 8. Then: "We're gonna go to the beach every weekend!" Via google.com Now: "Oh, so by 'dog-friendly' you mean he's allowed here in the dead of winter before sunrise?" 7. Then: "I can handle taking him out during the cold months." Via jokeroo.com Now: "OMG it's 20 degrees. Just pick a spot and GO already!" 6. Then: "I won't mind getting up a little early to let him out. It'll give me an excuse to get a jump on the day!" Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF i.imgur.com Now: "It's your turn." 5. Then: "I won't need to crate my dog. I'm sure he'll be a perfect angel when he's left home alone." Now: "He loves his crate!" 4. Then: "I'm going to train my dog so well, he won't even need a leash." Via fuzfeed.com Now: "About that fence..." 3. Then: "My dog is going to know his boundaries." Now: "So yeah, we're still working on the whole 'boundaries' thing, so in the meantime, you might want to push your food to the middle of the table and crowd your whole body around it... just to be safe." 2. Then: "We're not going to give him people food." Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Via reddit.com Now: "How can you say no to that face? Here's a nice piece of filet mignon." 1. Then: "This will be easy. It's like a cat that you have to take outside every once and a while." Now: "And by cat I meant Tasmanian devil."