25 Signs You're a Crazy Dog Parent

When your dog is sleeping, you think it's the most precious thing you've ever seen!
You don't bat an eye when your dogs medicine is $30, but you get pissed when your own is any more than $5.
The number of nicknames you have for your dog exceeds the number of friends you have.
You have a hard time going to any store and not getting your dog something.
Hugs and kisses are essential before leaving the house, even if you're just going to your car.
You always think you know exactly what your dog is thinking.
Getting new toys for your dog gives you more excitement than getting yourself something new.
You have a special voice you only talk to them in
When you are away from them, you are always wondering what they are doing!
You know all their favorite treats by name, brand, color of bag and scent... And that's totally normal to you!
When someone says they don't really like dogs, you instantly reconsider your friendship with them.
You are almost always covered in dog hair, and it really doesn't bother you much.
Their birthday is a big deal, and anyone who things different is not a big deal.
You are more than okay with having a full length conversation with them, and you know they understand everything you're saying.
Cuddling with your dog is one of the best feelings in the world.
You're often hesitant to go out because you don't want your pup to get lonely!
When people ask how many people are in your family, they are always included in that number!
Your dog has a first, middle and last name... Doesn't every one's?
Occasional, you'll accidentally say "Good boy/girl!" to a human.
Not having enough room for yourself on your bed is a common occurrence!
You think it's rude to not include your dog in your Christmas Card.
The number of vitamins your dog takes daily is far greater than the number you take daily.
You have a Pinterest page dedicated to your pooch.
Your parents officially call them their "grandchildren" because, well, they are!
No matter what, your dog will always be your best friend.


  1. LOL this is a great list. I'm not a dog owner (yet), but I can see myself fall into a lot of this. The dog medicine one is beyond true, I hate paying more than $5, but if my pets costs more...no worries!

  2. These are oh so true! Loving this fun post, friend!

  3. Haha this made me laugh!
    I love my dog so much and pretty much do all of these things.

    xoxo, Jenny || Breakfast at Lillys

  4. This is my brother to a T! So cute!

  5. This is so cute! I've actually never had a pet dog before, but this post definitely made me think of a lot of my friends who are crazy dog parents!! :-)

    xoxo A

  6. Love this! Bailey, our first born, as we call him, is a part of our family! I still compare him to babies and I have two little girls. :)

  7. Sharing this post with my sister! I'm a cat lady myself (haha) but I think she shows most of these signs! :P

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  8. This post is so adorable! :)


  9. Hehe I am definitely a crazy dog mom. I find myself talking about my dog so much to my friends...I force myself to stop because I worry my friends are bored by how much I discuss my puppy!

  10. Hhahah I love the "grandparent" comment. My parents loving having a "granddog" haha and they spoil her rotten too! Cute post!

    Sara Kate Styling

  11. This totally brought tears to my eyes! This year my husband and I lost both of our sweet rescue dogs who were seriously our fur children. All of these things reminded me of them!

    xoxo, SS

    The Southern Stylista

  12. Yes. This is proof that I am 100% a crazy dog parent!

  13. Cuddling with your dog is the best. I'm such a dog person!

  14. DYING! This is too funny! I call my dog a million different names I'm not sure she knows what her real name is anymore... I'm totally a crazy dog mom!

    Nicole // Chronicling Home

  15. This is 100% me!! I am OBSESSED with my dogs!! And yes...they all have a million different names!

    xo Ashley

  16. Hilarous, but so very true! My pup is 100% family!

  17. Yes, yes, and yes to everything on this list - it seriously makes me miss my dogs so badly!!

    Pick Your Beau

  18. Haha I love this, my doggies are true members of the fam!

  19. My dog is my fur son, my daughter even tells people she has a brother and he is a dog. She loves him like a human in our family maybe even more. He is in our Christmas pictures! A life without him wouldn't be normal anymore.

  20. Whoever doesn't look at their pups (or pets) as family members cannot be trusted. Love this! x Nicole | www.changeanddress.com

  21. Fun post! I've always wanted a dog but then I found out that I'm allergic. So there went my childhood goal!

    xoxo Dani

  22. YES to all of the above! Sometimes I find myself trying to call the little boy that I babysit like I call my dog. Oops?

    XO, SS || Seersucker Sass

  23. OMG ! I totally can relate to all of these. My pup is a spoiled little princess, meanwhile I haven't had any food in the pantry for days. LOL.

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