Animals·Posted on Dec 16, 201522 Reasons Samoyeds Are THE Animal Of 2016#sammies4lyfeby Sami MainBuzzFeed StaffFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink 1. They've been patiently flirting with you throughout this past year... buffythesamoyed.tumblr.com 2. ...even if you've been takin' your sweet time to recognize their cuteness! Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF skookumthesamoyed.tumblr.com 3. No matter what, they can't stay mad at you for very long anyways. skookumthesamoyed.tumblr.com 4. Sammies proved they could hold back from being annoying backseat drivers. sammiethesamoyed.tumblr.com 5. And they are the HAPPIEST OF DOGS. lukathesamoyed.tumblr.com 6. They are intrepid climbers, proving to you how brave they can be. buffythesamoyed.tumblr.com 7. Besides, have you ever seen a more beautiful tableau than these two pups in some wildflowers? instagram.com 8. Their patience alone should convince you to join the Sammie Wagon in 2016. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF imgur.com 9. Here is a pair of cuddle buddies showing you that cuteness can come in twos... instagram.com 10. ...and here's proof that these fluffs can even be majestic on their own. lukathesamoyed.tumblr.com 11. So even though they may not be feeling you and request that you "talk to the paw..." instagram.com 12. ...and they might take Taco Tuesdays a smidge too literally... instagram.com 13. ...Sammies will always tell you how special you are! instagram.com 14. They'll always be down for a good joke, too. instagram.com 15. See?! They can sploot like the best of 'em! instagram.com 16. How can you deny the graceful honor of these dance moves?? Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF skookumthesamoyed.tumblr.com 17. If you don't think Samoyeds will totally rule 2016, ya might need to see a doctor. instagram.com 18. So gather your snacks... imgur.com 19. ...and every buddy you can find... instagram.com 20. ...because it's time to finally stop "ignoring" Sammies! skookumthesamoyed.tumblr.com 21. They're so excited to rock 2016 with you! instagram.com 22. Because a Samoyed's your best pal, no matter how big or how small. eyeofwonder.tumblr.com skookumthesamoyed.tumblr.com Love dogs? Sign up for our “Dog a Day” newsletter and we’ll send you an adorable pup every day!