1. He knew just how to cheer you up.
2. He was adventurous.
3. He understood your vices.
4. He was smarter than most of the humans around him.
5. He was an excellent travel partner.
6. He wasn't even afraid of Chuck Norris.
7. He was loyal.
8. Despite his human traits, he'd find a way to remind you (and himself) that he was still undeniably a dog.
9. He would comfort you in times of grief.
10. He didn't blindly accept popular beliefs and questioned human ways.
11. He wasn't perfect.
12. He adorably ran into glass windows, reminding you that you aren't the only one who is embarrassing.
13. He was a romantic.
14. He was passionate about his artist endeavors.
15. He was studious and driven.
16. He would put your needs before his pride.
17. He'd go to great lengths to help someone change his life for the better.
18. He was an excellent performer.
19. He made mocking huge organizations sexy.
20. Finally, he always made sure to tell you just how much he cared.
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