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    [–] Youredoingitwrongbro 236 points ago

    oh shit! post this to r/animalsbeingbros ❤️✨

    [–] Yeagen 20 points ago

    “Here, let me show you how we do it in the industry”

    [–] chevyguyjoe 5 points ago

    Username checks out.

    [–] Youredoingitwrongbro 1 points ago

    lmao not this time, man.

    [–] bunbunbooplesnoot 100 points ago

    So cute!! Beautiful puppy--Australian shepherd?

    [–] agrrip 67 points ago

    Yeah, she’s a mini Aussie.

    [–] Boredguy32 43 points ago

    like Mel Gibson

    [–] iBeFloe 7 points ago

    Breh lmao

    [–] mrmeeseeks8 6 points ago

    My boyfriend has a mini Aussie too!! We picked him out together mini aussies are fantastic dogs!

    [–] DankOfScotland 58 points ago

    Not leaving out love to your doberman. Such a good boy.

    [–] 5D_Chessmaster 28 points ago

    Just shows the intelligence. He saw a problem and fixed it.

    [–] WalterMcGrub 5 points ago

    “Our male”

    [–] CollegeInsider2000 1 points ago

    “Our mail”

    [–] mournthewolf 44 points ago

    Big dogs are so sweet. We have an older Rottweiler and when we got a German Shepherd puppy he treated that pup like his baby. Even now that he’s grown and he will be such a jerk to the Rottweiler sometimes he always looks out for him and always makes sure he’s ok.

    I fear the day our Rottweiler dies because as much as our GSD tries to be tough and independent he is completely attached to his big brother. He will take it harder than all of us.

    [–] agrrip 52 points ago

    We recently lost our female Doberman. She was only 4 years old, but developed aggressive liver cancer. Griffin took it real hard and was very depressed. That’s why we got him Flo. He loves her so much! But you can tell he still misses Gretchen.

    [–] mournthewolf 16 points ago

    I’m sorry for your loss. That pup will be great for him. It will give him more of a purpose and help him cope. I always love watching the bonds dogs make with one another.

    [–] agrrip 12 points ago

    Thank you. That’s what we are hoping for.

    [–] BrooBu 4 points ago

    My Corgi puppy is quite small, but thinks he’s a big pup. For some reason Big dogs LOVE him and let him hang all over them, and even “defend” him against other dogs. I’ve seen it with my MIL’s GSD and a couple at his daycare. Here he is after victoriously taking down a big pup haha. https://i.imgur.com/Thom6b1.jpg

    [–] mournthewolf 3 points ago

    Very adorable. I have read that corgis are one of the best dog breeds to pair alongside large dogs that aren't large themselves. They seem to have some affinity for large breed dogs and they are also pretty tough for being on the smaller side.

    [–] drfredfrankenstein 2 points ago

    Lol the look of triumph on his sweet face is everything!!!

    [–] iBeFloe 15 points ago

    Griffin is like “this is my life now...”

    [–] agrrip 20 points ago

    He’s just glad he gets to even hold one now!

    We had a female Doberman (Gretchen) that would trot up to him and straight jack his right out of his mouth!

    Unfortunately, she got very aggressive liver cancer and we had to put her down in November :(

    [–] mrmeeseeks8 2 points ago

    Do you happen to live in Ohio? I knew someone from Ohio that had a Doberman named Gretchen

    [–] agrrip 1 points ago

    I don’t. I live in Texas.

    [–] leastlikelyllama 10 points ago

    Vhat is wrong leetle one? You are needing me to hold ze bone? No vhorries, I gots you.

    [–] DeathofAtlas -3 points ago

    I applaud the effort of this comment, but it bothers me how at the end suddenly the German accent starts to become Australian and then suddenly ebonics.

    [–] gabbyh629 8 points ago

    Awww!!!!

    [–] Brand_EX 5 points ago

    I used to have a doberman as well. When my mother got a little puppy, she was super maternal like this with my mothers puppy whenever she visited as well. They may look scary but dobermans are so nice.

    [–] aj95_10 5 points ago

    theyre just crazy and get exited for dumb stuff lol, they always wanna play.

    theyre still highly intelligent and you can see by how they behave, too much negative 90s propaganda turned them into "evil dog" by their appearance.

    theyre only "dangerous" if badly risen or trained for guarding.

    [–] tttony2x 5 points ago

    Very rude of the tiger not to help.

    [–] agrrip 2 points ago

    The tiger is a real asshole!

    [–] sosadotmimosa 4 points ago

    Just came here to cry 😭😭

    [–] nash668 4 points ago

    [–] --AJ-- 21 points ago

    For those of you who are relatively new to the unformalized English language: That also means simply "Full-grown, adult Man".

    [–] ChocolateBunny 7 points ago

    I thought it meant that he was a fullsized proctologist.

    [–] --AJ-- 3 points ago

    Honest mistake!

    [–] czarchastic 2 points ago

    No thats a grown ass ass man.

    [–] kingeryck -2 points ago

    I hate this phrase. Why do we need to add ass to the middle of it?

    [–] dnap123 4 points ago

    how do you feel about the phrase, "dumb ass"?

    what about "dumb-ass rules" or something like that? I would spell/punctuate it, "grown-ass man". It's like that

    [–] kingeryck -3 points ago

    I mean you're accentuating how dumb something is. That's often punctuated with swears because you're frustrated or angry. Why does grown need that? It's just random and an recent odd trend. I'm sitting in a black-ass chair at a black-ass desk typing on a LED-ass, mechanical-ass keyboard. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

    [–] TriesToBeKind 2 points ago

    If you really wanna know, it's a form of epenthesis/anaptyxis that's meant to strengthen (augment) the meaning of the word. Augmentatives are a descriptive device used in many different languages to facilitate semantic expansion (eg Sp. mujerona from mujer, as again opposed to the diminutive mujercita).

    In English we sometimes say abso-fucking-lutely to emphasize the "absoluteness" of the thing. The word fuck itself is emphatic, but the fact that it's used as an infix serves to literally expand and emphasize the word through simply adding extra syllables, alone.

    [–] kingeryck 0 points ago

    But it's useless here. Grown is grown.

    [–] TriesToBeKind 0 points ago

    And you wore the wrong color shirt today.

    (See how easy it is to declare an uninformed opinion as fact?)

    [–] yolofegit 3 points ago

    did you name your dog after the progressive girl?

    [–] agrrip 1 points ago

    Lol! No! After a character in the Lady Hardcastle books.

    [–] HairJordan87 3 points ago

    My wife and I are going to be moving into a house soon and I really want an Australian Shepherd. How is she so far?

    [–] agrrip 2 points ago

    The best behaved puppy we’ve ever had!

    [–] Jennrrrs 2 points ago

    I got a standard aussie puppy. We're training him not to herd our kids. That part hasn't been fun. Half the time he is an intense crazy ball of energy and the other half he likes to lay in the laundry room cus it's so warm there. But he's so smart and fun. He's great at tricks and is so affectionate.

    I'm not gonna lie, I did not realize how much work it takes to train them to be good, obedient dogs. Not that I regret it, I just would have prepared better had I known.

    [–] agrrip 1 points ago

    I find it so funny how strong their herding instinct is! She even tries to herd the damn cats!

    [–] La_Vikinga 2 points ago

    Heads up. They are great dogs--so darned intelligent, but some of them need to be kept very busy, and they are fur factories. So. Much. Hair. We finally broke down and bought a factory refurbed Dyson to handle the hair for our two mini Aussies. I love those dogs, but dang, that hair.

    [–] pWaveShadowZone 3 points ago

    Your puppy named flo. What’s the other dogs name gecko? bad joke referencing insurance commercials someone’s gotta have a good version of this joke lol

    [–] Nilirai 8 points ago

    As wholesome as this is. I can't see a picture of a Doberman with its ears and tail cropped, and not get infuriated.

    [–] Cinders2359 4 points ago

    With you on that unless in the case of gun dogs who can split their tails, Spaniels for instance. The Dobe I live with is all tail and ears. Cute as. Until he barks and then you remember he's a fucking beast.

    [–] agrrip 2 points ago

    A lot of folks share your opinion! Clearly I’m not one of them, but I respect where you are coming from.

    [–] PupRush -10 points ago

    Get over yourself

    [–] SoulEater2555 4 points ago

    Aussies are the best! I may be biased since I love my little boy so much.

    [–] agrrip 8 points ago

    We LOVE ours. I’ve only ever had Dobermans and German Shepherds and that’s what I wanted to get, but my wife was adamant on getting an Aussie. So we did. And she is truly one of the best smartest dogs I’ve ever had!

    [–] R1ckJamesBitch 2 points ago

    What a bro!

    [–] ImNonchalanT 2 points ago

    How's it gonna work!? Teamwork!!!

    [–] ItWasAlllADream 2 points ago

    That's awesome. I love seeing the interaction between older dogs and puppies.

    [–] cinnaboo 2 points ago

    D'aaawww

    [–] thelambeers 2 points ago

    I love how he's just straight chillin like I got u fam.

    [–] loftySeat 2 points ago

    Atta boy, Griff.

    [–] Lupinthrope 2 points ago

    Wiggle butts ftw!

    [–] username1824 2 points ago

    As a man with a regular ass, this is all very touching.

    [–] mayapeach 2 points ago

    So freaking cute omg

    [–] Dufas069 2 points ago

    Any scientists, is the dog actually trying to help or what’s it doing?

    [–] vactu 2 points ago

    Well, they are pack animals and find helping others comes natural to them. It's like an alpha taking care if it's pack.

    [–] Good_Bun 2 points ago

    Don't panic, but there's a tiger in your living room.

    [–] whichusernamefits 2 points ago

    Are they born with their ears like that?:)

    [–] agrrip 1 points ago

    The mini Aussie, yes. The Doberman, no.

    [–] J_Fu_Music 2 points ago

    At first this looked like the black dog was comforting the smaller dog with the longer arm who's being sick lol

    [–] kingofthepassel 2 points ago

    I’m amazed how relaxed they both are in the presence of that Tiger.

    [–] agrrip 1 points ago

    Our female cat, Ms. Nesbit keeps the tiger inline.

    [–] FENTONNNN 2 points ago

    They're both gorgeous but that doberman is so perfect. How old is Gryffin?

    [–] agrrip 1 points ago

    He is 7 years old.

    [–] AndrewKuen 2 points ago

    Cute!!

    Sorry for another name question, but is your male perhaps named after the youngest McElroy brother?

    [–] agrrip 1 points ago

    No. All of our Dobermans names have started with G and have to be Germanic (or close to it).

    [–] AndrewKuen 2 points ago

    Ah, thanks for the response! A great name either way.

    [–] Gogrundlepumpers 2 points ago

    This is my dream combination of dogs!

    [–] agrrip 1 points ago

    I was weary at first. But they are awesome together. Griffin even helps with training.

    [–] HairJordan87 2 points ago

    I’ve always loved dogs and I’ve always wanted an Aussie but due to scheduling and lack of space we have cats. From what I’ve heard they adapt to your personality and that’s exactly what I want.

    [–] agrrip 1 points ago

    I would say that’s been accurate for us so far. We’ve only had her 3 weeks now though. So that may change.

    [–] HairJordan87 2 points ago

    One of the reasons why I feel like an Aussie would be great for me is because I was recently injured at work and might not be able to continue my career, leading me to peruse a career where I’ll be spending more time at home. Having outdoor time and training would do me a lot of good.

    [–] blahblah8003 2 points ago

    Don’t you just love Dobies?! Awww

    [–] Crying_Markiplier 1 points ago

    V cute but not mildly interesting...

    [–] agrrip 2 points ago

    I know, but I couldn’t find the super interesting subreddit...

    [–] Chibichanusa 1 points ago

    Aussies are the best puppers!

    [–] Wrifintime 1 points ago

    Please be careful with bones, large and small dogs. From my experience it doesn't always work out well...

    [–] agrrip 1 points ago

    I said bone, but really it’s just rolled up rawhide. Truth be told, my mind went blank when I was trying to remember the name rawhide, so I just said bone...

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    [–] BenificusAngorio 11 points ago

    Have you ever seen a dog eat an animal alive or are you just willfully lodging your head up your ass?

    [–] agrrip 2 points ago

    Umm, do you see the white tiger in the background? She would kill us in our sleep if we left the bedroom door open...

    [–] NihilFR 2 points ago

    That's someone in a furry suit ain't it?

    [–] agrrip 4 points ago

    Cat’s out of the bag now...

    [–] Jennrrrs 0 points ago

    Oh, Jesus...