Dogs vs. Kids

Taken from a variety of sources.

  1. Puppies are cheaper than babies.
  2. No childbirth.
  3. Dogs don’t need to go to college
  4. Your dog will never put you in a retirement home
  5. Dogs are housebroken by the time they are 12 weeks old.
  6. You don’t need an extra phone line for a dog.
  7. Dogs cannot lie.
  8. Dogs don’t pester you about getting a kid.
  9. Your dog is not embarrassed if you sing in public.
  10. Dogs can go on long trips without asking “are we there yet.
  11. Dogs never grow out of being kissed in front of their friends.
  12. You can cage a dog without going to jail.
  13. Dogs don’t care if they’ve already see that episode of Home Improvement.
  14. Dogs hide their blankets in their crates rather than dragging them around in public.
  15. You can “chip” your dog — it’s not generally accepted to implant an ID tag in your child.
  16. Dogs don’t ask why. Dogs don’t ask why. Dogs don’t ask why.
  17. Dogs never say “the kid ate my homework.”
  18. Heck you never even have to check the dog’s homework.
  19. Dogs have tails, making it easier to grab them as they run away.
  20. Dogs don’t grow out of their clothes and shoes
  21. Dogs, long before reaching puberty, are neutered.

3 responses to “Dogs vs. Kids

  1. Oooh, #12 and #16. Yes!

  2. Yes, but my my housebroken dog still gets all excited & pees if she gets to close to the cat that is only a fifth of her size. And before we got the dog, I never had to ask the kids “Did you take the dog out? Did you take the dog out? Did you take the dog out?”

  3. Why didn’t you send me this BEFORE I decided to become a parent?? 🙂

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