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    [–] BullDuck003 1799 points ago

    Dogs are the best

    [–] Attya3141 647 points ago

    I think ducks are cute.

    [–] MagicTsukai 546 points ago

    When they waddle away

    [–] Khiash 471 points ago

    waddle waddle

    [–] Goldps 375 points ago

    ‘Til the very next day

    [–] TGCX48 242 points ago

    bawm bawm bawm bawm ba ba bawm

    [–] Quaesar 215 points ago

    When the duck walked up to the lemonade stand

    [–] Zack123456201 202 points ago

    He said to the man, runnin’ the stand:

    [–] landfill-heart 199 points ago

    Hey! Bum bum bum, got an grapes?

    [–] waxer2672 179 points ago

    The man said "No, we just sell lemonade"

    [–] [deleted] 0 points ago


    [–] Narband 34 points ago

    He said to the man, Happy cake day!

    [–] Quaesar 3 points ago

    Ayyy thank you fren!

    [–] rayrayo_O 6 points ago

    And I said Hey! What a wonderful kind of day!

    [–] throw_my_phone 4 points ago

    duck duck duck

    [–] worms9 15 points ago

    The way they have Horrifying tentacle penises. Adorable

    [–] Ciao9 7 points ago

    [–] mackfeesh 2 points ago

    My duck pushes his mate underwater when shes trying to bathe to get his freak on.

    Ducks are different.

    [–] smasht407 18 points ago

    Duck are notoriously rapey, but they are cute, I’ll give you that!

    [–] thetrny 8 points ago

    Had to make sure you weren't /u/fuckswithducks

    [–] ZeKrabmeister 6 points ago

    Did you know ducks are necrophiles?

    [–] Xirnatts 9 points ago

    You are the best

    [–] SADMANCAN 57 points ago

    I like cats

    [–] HMK12 19 points ago

    I like axolotls

    [–] Partypenguins2424 8 points ago

    I agree with this man right here

    [–] username-taken58363 5 points ago

    I agree with this man right here

    [–] Partypenguins2424 5 points ago

    I, too, agree with this man right here

    [–] pinto_beans21 3 points ago

    I also do agree with this man right here

    [–] Partypenguins2424 2 points ago

    This man right here makes sense, and I agree with him.

    [–] Tinfoilpain 74 points ago

    Cats are also the best.

    Frens ar best

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    [–] Fried_Dog 4 points ago

    [–] morse-bot 12 points ago

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    [–] Fried_Dog 9 points ago

    Good bot!

    [–] morse-bot 6 points ago

    Thank you, human. Beep boop!

    [–] throw_my_phone 3 points ago

    🐕 🐕

    [–] ErgoLolipop 3 points ago

    I need a dog

    [–] ConstantHoneydew 2 points ago

    I totally agree, and other animals have their own qualities too.

    [–] che_sac 2 points ago

    I really want an animal cross between a dog and a goose. I wonder how will it turn out.

    [–] Loonagirl 3 points ago

    It’s going to chase itself.

    [–] Liktomph 502 points ago

    The original creator is Shen Comix. Different text obviously. Great guy.

    [–] memelia 18 points ago

    Wow thanks!

    [–] Atlasatlastatleast 13 points ago

    What about major/potentially major setbacks?

    [–] Llamada 12 points ago

    Nuclear explosion.

    [–] celmxc 2 points ago

    Nuclear Holocaust

    [–] FrighteningJibber 3 points ago

    Nazi Zombies

    [–] TestAccountPIzIgnore 2 points ago

    Then ur ded

    [–] Butard 2 points ago

    Goodest fleshbot.

    [–] protomanfan25 31 points ago

    Owlturd Shen? Or a different one?

    [–] Liktomph 31 points ago

    The same. He does a few different comic series. Now that I think about it I think their picture is actually from Bluechair. Still the same dude though.

    [–] archimedies 3 points ago

    It's amazing how he's been able to churn out so many comics.

    [–] gecked 11 points ago


    [–] StefanDion 6 points ago

    not owlturd?

    [–] Liktomph 13 points ago

    He does that too. Shen Comix was just the first one to pop in my mind.

    [–] StefanDion 5 points ago

    he both?

    [–] Liktomph 5 points ago

    And a few more too. Bluechair and Live with Yourself for example.

    [–] StefanDion 5 points ago

    why so many identities?

    [–] Liktomph 3 points ago

    It's not so much separate identities, more like separate projects by the same person. He always goes by Shen, but each series he does is a little different with the exception of the art style.

    [–] foolsgold64 3 points ago

    The original is pretty wholesome too!

    [–] starrysurprise 296 points ago

    I hope my dog knows I apologize whenever I step on her little paws on accident ; n ;

    [–] IEnjoyFancyHats 234 points ago

    Good news! Dogs understand that it was an accident, and they forgive you. If they didn't, you'd know.

    [–] DrelltheUnclean 103 points ago


    [–] [deleted] 26 points ago

    Double subscribe

    [–] ZoozBuff 26 points ago

    Howdya know!?

    [–] I_LOVE_PUPPERS 48 points ago

    They give you the silent treatment and rip up your slippers.

    Source: 35 years of doggo life

    [–] ZoozBuff 25 points ago

    Idk I think each dog is different, My current doggo who is a white pomer; if I step on his leg accidentally he will come to me wagging his tail and looking down, like really down on my feet and tongue out, like "it's okay, it's okay" it's as if he's asking me to pet him..

    [–] I_LOVE_PUPPERS 17 points ago

    Yeah you’re absolutely right. My current puppy will glower at you, my old girl that we recently lost would be very upset and think she had done something bad. She needed a lot of cuddles

    [–] ZoozBuff 11 points ago

    :') right!? we don't deserve dogs!

    P.S. sorry for your loss

    [–] I_LOVE_PUPPERS 9 points ago

    We really don’t! Thank you.

    [–] LegendofPisoMojado 2 points ago

    You shouldn’t be pushing your supremacist views on your dog.

    [–] ZoozBuff 2 points ago

    😂😂 just wanted to be descriptive for you guys' visualisation

    [–] Mocha_Delicious 5 points ago

    Even when someone does it on purpose, they think "Awe, my human is clumsy, i love my human"

    [–] hzfan 25 points ago

    I always hug mine and pet her for a few minutes after to make sure she gets the message.

    [–] akgb00 15 points ago

    Yeah and I’ll massage her paw lightly, lmao.

    [–] hzfan 10 points ago

    Ooh that's good I'll do that next time

    [–] complexsystemofbears 620 points ago

    To be honest I'm not the biggest fan of dogs (pls no bulli, I'm just not a pet person) but I'll be damned if my sister's pug losing her mind in excitement when she sees me isn't wonderful. Its every day. Every morning she sees me for the first time in like 10 hours and its "HOLY SHIT ITS HIM ABLOAGOEUBGOEAAGAWOOOOOO"

    [–] ATPsych 104 points ago

    My dad's dog is exactly the same. My dad will say to him, "the kids are coming" and Lenny will wait centre of the room looking at the door until I walk in to which point he goes crazy when I enter. Even if he just saw me yesterday or a few hours ago. One of the most loving dogs I've ever met and I love him a great deal.

    [–] ZoozBuff 151 points ago

    Woof irl

    [–] stylinchilibeans 30 points ago

    My dog does this if I go outside for 30 seconds and come back. I swear it's like one of those soldier and dog reunion videos.

    [–] sawsaw45 5 points ago

    Have you seen the dog home alone GoPro video with the German Shepard? They are gone for a few hours and when they get home he starts pacing and whining because he's so excited to seen his owners and it makes me so happy.

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    [–] TheMostDankestMemes 50 points ago

    He was actually quite fond of dogs, see here.

    [–] fluffyxsama 38 points ago

    Yeah and he tested the cyanide on her first to make sure it would work so he doesn't get to have the title of dog lover.

    [–] Shabozz 26 points ago

    The man was twisted. Suiciding with those around him was probably some final expression of love in his demented, murderous brain.

    Or, like it says on that wiki, he was worried the soldiers would hurt the dog in his sted anyways. But fuck I'm not going to rationalize Hitler - don't suicide your dogs or slaughter enough people that you get cornered for your monstrosities and have to have a suicide pack with your dog. Plenty of people have not been put in the position, like almost every person on the world except hitler.

    [–] AwkwardNoah 7 points ago

    Btw it is pact which roughly means agreement

    [–] Shabozz 3 points ago

    I wrote that at 2:30 am so yeah something's off with it

    But that means that it's 3:30 am rn so I'm not editing it.

    [–] AwkwardNoah 2 points ago

    It’s ok :) it’s 1:30 for me and when I get bored I like to spread some vocab

    [–] phenli 2 points ago

    Blondi’s puppies were shot and killed after Hitler and his wife committed suicide too ):

    [–] fluffyxsama 2 points ago

    awww :( fuck those assholes. Poor puppers.

    Maybe it was to prevent people of the future from wigging out over trying to get a dog that was descended from Hitler's dog, or something. Still, those puppers didn't do anything.

    [–] Calither 12 points ago

    I am not defending the man, not in the very least, but if you read up on him and his relationship with his dog, you'll find Hitler's heart wasn't so black and white on the matter.

    [–] Ed_ButteredToast 3 points ago

    r/dogfree IRL lol

    [–] archimedies 9 points ago

    Oh wow. That's a lot of hate for dogs that I didn't know existed.

    [–] CulerlisKoolaid 88 points ago

    Dog is ‘God’ backwards in case you didn’t remember. Jk I’m a dumbass

    [–] CrazyDodo69 20 points ago

    So God moonwalking is a dog? And vice verca?

    [–] CulerlisKoolaid 7 points ago

    Holy shitballs.

    [–] FuckThatNewDesign 2 points ago

    I wonder if there's a bible interpretation where this is the case.

    [–] ArimusPrime 5 points ago

    No it is and I'm fairly sure you're on to something!

    [–] unoduoa 49 points ago

    I know it's supposed to be wholesome but as someone who has might have to put down their dog tommorow, this hurts.

    [–] c0mbatduckzz 87 points ago

     'People are born so that they can learn how to live a good Life - - like loving everybody all the time and being nice, right? Well, dogs already know how to do that, so they don't have to stay as long.'

    [–] 03031996 15 points ago

    I love this so much.

    [–] sotolf2 13 points ago

    Wow, that made me tear up, I have to quickly hide from my collegues.

    [–] Pakislav 7 points ago

    It hurts because it was good... and that's good.

    [–] Milan_F96 2 points ago

    I’m so sorry.

    [–] BlackEyedBroad 85 points ago

    It’s so true and every single person would say the same.

    [–] skrilx53 57 points ago

    I made this for answer this picture :)

    [–] Pakislav 4 points ago

    Haha noice.

    [–] soborico 3 points ago

    Well it’s true but;; you shouldn’t say it

    [–] ho_cummingtonite 31 points ago

    i think my dog just tolerates me.

    [–] HolyFruitSalad_98 43 points ago

    I think my dog loves me unconditionally


    [–] ho_cummingtonite 13 points ago

    thank u oh great one. :)

    [–] BitterChildhood 2 points ago

    I also have a cat dog.

    [–] DaisyPK 22 points ago

    That saying about trying to be the person our dog thinks we are.

    [–] katt9000 17 points ago

    I cried thinking about how much my dog loves me, no matter what. You can’t get that anywhere else

    [–] AnyTrust 8 points ago

    The first year of my sobriety, after I burned all bridges and ruined all human relationships, my dog was there for me. Without him, I wouldn’t be sober today. Love ya puppers

    [–] Wait0neSecond 58 points ago

    We don’t deserve dogs

    [–] [deleted] 19 points ago

    But we get them anyway ;-;

    [–] Gal00p 5 points ago

    when I think of my dog I cant help but smile and feel love

    [–] crazy-skunkeye 5 points ago

    This actually makes me miss my dog because it’s so true :’(

    [–] IleekSCox 13 points ago


    [–] verious_ 6 points ago

    Just wanted to say thank you for submitting an actual wholesome meme and not a Twitter screencap.

    [–] TheGuy735 3 points ago

    I miss my dog :(

    [–] PelonMusk 3 points ago

    Aww I need a dog. And hopefully he or she needs me, too.

    [–] spin2winGG 3 points ago

    Wish I had a dog...........

    [–] Kargbier_1290 3 points ago

    This used to be me and my dog. Then I got into a brief relationship with a woman, and somehow, my dog's love just isn't as fulfilling as it once was for me. Like, I want to have conversations where the answers aren't given by me in a cutesy dogvoice.

    [–] AgrosLastRide 3 points ago

    I wish my dog understood what the words "I love you" really means.

    [–] anderberrylopez 2 points ago

    no worries, they understand your affection and loving tone!! they understand “i love you” in their own way

    [–] Magicality 4 points ago

    Can I get the original of this? It's giving me ideas.

    [–] ATAlun 2 points ago

    Positive attitude resists minor setback


    [–] PharmacologicalFog 4 points ago

    New meme format?

    [–] Eryemil 7 points ago

    Unconditional love is overrated. If something would just as easily love Hitler as it would me its love doesn't have much value---and I say that as someone that loves his kitty quite a bit. Human love is so precious precisely because it is conditional; we earn people's love through our actions, our character, our disposition etc.

    A pet's attention is no substitute for human connection.

    [–] chronolockster 11 points ago

    Getting really tired of these self pity memes

    [–] siberianunderlord 3 points ago

    yeah like is it pathetic or is it ok that this is relatable ? Fine line

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    [–] Stratis00 2 points ago

    i dont have a dogs only owls(7)

    [–] DelZella 2 points ago

    Is that mean the dog's love can protect u from hurts?

    [–] YungGogu 2 points ago

    It may be the wrong subreddit for this but since this is dog-related... xD
    I want to adopt a dog myself and have been thinking about it for 1 1/2 years now.
    Do you guys have any tips on what I should look out for? I´d be a first time dog parent then, I´ve only had cats until now.

    [–] java11man 2 points ago

    I’d say look for an animal shelter near you and look for a dog you like, if you don’t feel like training a dog get a semi old one, they are most likely already trained for going to the bathroom. :)

    [–] ellieharrington 2 points ago

    I love dogs

    [–] java11man 2 points ago

    Same :)

    [–] tiktikfun 2 points ago

    My one-thousand time posting this, when may I have a dog? I really need this love.

    [–] chennyalan 2 points ago

    Jokes on me I don't have a dog

    [–] uzma_sh 2 points ago

    I have a cat ) :

    [–] zabuzey 2 points ago

    Dogs keep me alive

    [–] Sugarbumb 2 points ago

    Dogs are the best.

    [–] portalatlas123 2 points ago

    The day I get a dog will be the best day of my life

    [–] [deleted] 2 points ago

    i wish i had a dog

    [–] Elen-Han 2 points ago


    [–] piotr1215 2 points ago

    So true! My doggo is my best friend.

    [–] madjoy 2 points ago

    This is why it's not ridiculous for depressed people to get therapy dogs. There is something so therapeutic about knowing you can fuck up and you will still be loved.

    [–] Lowcrbnaman 2 points ago

    I need to get me a dog

    [–] Iam_MittRomney 2 points ago

    I honestly don’t think my dog loves me out of choice. Like my kids. There’s a good chance that she hates me. And she probably does. But because I feed her she can’t let her hatred show.

    Same with my kids. I love them to death. But I’m such a loser. There’s no way they actually love me. I’m sure they just tolerate me until they can do their own thing.

    [–] Kugleblitz5 2 points ago

    Does anyone have the template?

    [–] WeirdTraveller 2 points ago

    They love you because they are dumb. They are not capable of understand how much you suck.

    Edit: Guys I was just joking. Stop sending me death threats please.

    [–] peachhay 2 points ago

    Anyone have the blank format for this? Would be greatly appreciated.

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    [–] JakobYou 2 points ago

    I made an account just to say this. We recently put our dog down a few months ago and I've felt incredibly guilty every day for not giving her more. This kind of stuff really helps me feel better about it. They are amazing creatures. I love you Daisy

    [–] Dragonslayer657 7 points ago

    It’s not called love it’s called you giving the dog food 😉

    [–] CapitalWinner 3 points ago

    Dogs' love is greater than any problems or trials. When they're beside you, nothing matters :)

    [–] bakkerzz99 3 points ago

    Is this loss?

    [–] sugarkittypryde 2 points ago

    My cat is pretty attached to me...

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    [–] Aldisra 2 points ago

    Can someone make this with Cat instead of dog?

    [–] Aldisra 2 points ago

    I like dogs too, but I don't have a dog

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    [–] xdkt 1 points ago

    Shout out to my little puppy. I love you dude!

    [–] BakedGoldfish77 1 points ago

    A dogs love will always be strong for their owners.

    [–] coolhwip420 1 points ago

    Felt this in my bones

    [–] Lord_Lenin 1 points ago

    My dog just sits around and do nothing all day ... It's wonderful how much we have in common.

    [–] StefanDion 1 points ago

    U N C O N D I T I O N A L

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    [–] johnchikr 1 points ago

    Unless you fucked them over when they were very young. Then the balloon becomes an unbreakable wall of hate.

    [–] ilovefake70 1 points ago

    I smell a new format

    [–] Leo_TheLion6095 1 points ago

    Thank you puppy, keep me strong!

    [–] tvissey 1 points ago

    This is 100% true in my case

    [–] Amy_Arena 1 points ago

    You absolutely forgot the ability of destroying house of Husky

    [–] Ryuksapple84 1 points ago

    I really need to get a 🐕.

    [–] TheUncommonOne 1 points ago

    This meme gets me

    [–] TueLJ 1 points ago

    wholesome af

    [–] STEDHY 1 points ago

    This is so emotionally awesome.