Dogs are our best friends, there's no question about it. Whatever the breed, whatever the size, dogs are just like people– they're inherently good, and pure, and with the right training they can become the greatest companions. And that's not to say cats aren't amazing. That's not to say that I haven't met a pet ferret or two that I was quite fond of. But, the old adage says that dogs are man's best friend, and I'm inclined to believe that. Plus, when it comes to the family dynamic, dogs are the perfect addition.
That's because, as we all probably know, dogs are social animals, descended from wolves. Whether you realize it or not, your dog's natural genetic instincts are telling them to protect your family, just like a wolf in the wild has to protect their pack. This is especially true when it comes to babies and little kids. In a pack, the strong have to protect the weak, and the adults have to protect the puppies most of all. Our dogs can easily sense the size differences and power dynamics that make a toddler more susceptible to injury or harm than an adult, and they act accordingly.
It's the sweetest thing to see, and it's even better when a family has a giant dog to juxtapose against a teensy tiny baby. That's why we took a look around the internet and compiled ten of the most unbelievably adorable big dogs hanging out with ten of their littlest human friends. We found holiday celebrations, outings to the park, and plenty of nap times with these mismatched pairs hanging out, and just had to share them all with you. This whole idea was inspired by an amazing husky you'll see in a second, and we know you're going to love all these other dogs just as much– if not more!
When Millie the family husky realized it was naptime for the little one, she climbed right into bed and wouldn't heed her dad telling her to get out. She nuzzled the little guy, made sure the blanket was nice and snug, and looked after him so closely and cutely the whole time he was falling asleep. And then, once he was finally sleeping sound, Millie herself fell right asleep too!
Look at these dapper gentlemen! This little boy looks like something straight out of an advertisement with his raccoon onesie and paperboy hat, and the way the sun is shining of his great dane's head just adds a mystique to the picture that we are absolutely head over heels for. We've really only got one question though: who's walking who?
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