A lovely woman has come into your life. She’s beautiful, amazing, and a self-proclaimed dog mom (and proud). Perhaps you’ve just been on a few dates, or maybe you’d like to propose marriage. Whatever your situation, there are some real truths you need to understand about dating a dedicated dog mom. We’re a special “breed,” if you will…(pun intended LOL).
The Truth About Dating a Dedicated Dog Mom
You will never come first.
The dog comes first. Always. No matter what you think, you will always come second. She might tell you that you are a priority, and you probably are, but you’re not number 1…
No, she won’t change for you.
Want her to take the “dog obsession” down a notch? HA. Nice try buddy. She’s not changing for you! Remember, her dog comes first.
She’ll have 1,000 photos of her dog, and five of you.
This is just life of a dog mom, my dude.
Don’t try to kick her dog out of the bed.
She’ll kick you out of the bed before you even try to talk about putting the dog out.
Start researching dog-friendly everything.
Restaurants, travel destinations, hobbies and activities. You better start looking into things that you all can do with the dog! Believe that.
She’ll tell the dog “I love you” more times than she tells you.
I mean, I don’t blame her. Dogs are life.
If she has to choose between you and the dog…
She’ll choose the dog 😉
Get ready for dog birthday parties and play dates.
This is normal for any dedicated dog mom, so get prepared, my friend.
Cuddle time is better with the dog.
She’ll want to stay home with the dog.
The special dog mom in your life won’t always want to go out on the town. She’ll want to stay home in her PJs with her pup. And you better not tell her she can’t…
Eating, drinking and wearing dog hair is normal.
Dog hair is an accessory for dog moms, and we really don’t care if it gets in our coffee.
Dog-related gifts are always appreciated.
Women like gifts. But if you buy her a present related to her dog, you’ll score extra points.
“We” means the three of you.
Or however many dogs she has. “We” always includes the dogs.
She wants those socks with a photo of her dog on them.
Gift idea. You’re welcome.
While she’s away she misses her dog more than you.
Because dogs are bae.
Your dog will be in your wedding.
No questions asked.
Do you have any truths to add to this list?! I bet all of you dog moms can relate!