the many roles of dog

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When I first started getting unwell, I had this on-going fantasy of staying home from work and just hanging out with my dog all day.

Soon this was my reality.

My dog became a lot more than a pet.

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without him it’s unlikely i’d ever do much exercise, but he’s super into fitness

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let’s be honest, this has been the case ever since i got him

i have to direct my maternal energy somewhere

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his hourly rate is super reasonable and he has far better bedside manner than my psychiatrist

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he’s a morning person

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he’s really into office gossip, especially if it’s about the sad, stiff lady who insists on treating him like a dog baby

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you can tell this guy anything and he never breathes a word of it

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the best kind of friend is one who can absorb your tears

What about you, do you rely on your pets to play abnormally large roles in your life?