"My goal in life is to be as good of a person as my dog already thinks I am" - is a line by an unknown author but the meaning is relevant to all.
There are not many animals that can create in us such an involvement in a relationship with the sense of love, trust and companionship as dogs can.
Fittingly called as man's best friend, they're always pleased to see us, happy just to be around.
A wolf on your living room carpet could sent you hospital bound - amazingly then, to think that these lovely tame animals descended from wolves and were domesticated as little as 15,000 years ago somewhere in Europe and East Asia before being taken by the first peoples into North America.
The intelligence of dogs is comparable to dolphins and they are not scared or do not shy away from human contact, particularly breeds such as German shepherds, poodles, Labradors and retrievers which often is a much valued quality the owners look forward to in a pet dog.
Our pet dogs reflect qualities of devotion, friendship and loyalty, which is one of the reasons why for so many owners, their dogs are as important a member of the family as any other human while the dogs see their owners as human companions and leaders of their pack.
As avoiding dangerous situations, search and rescue, as guards for sheep and other livestock and law enforcement.
Dogs can also follow human gestures, such as an outstretched finger or a nod of the head to find food.
While chimps might be considered more intelligent than dogs, chimps struggle to read and understand human gestures.
The ability to perform roles such as being a guide dog for the blind meant dogs was rated better than cats when it came to their problem-solving abilities.
What every breed of dog you own, it is a simple truth that dogs deserve to be treated with love and should be cared for just as humans do.
Dressing up your dog before the daily stroll could find you and your dog many admirers and fans on the way and might also invite a few cat calls.
It would also reflect how much you love your dog and how much he or she is being taken care of by you.
Say for example if your dog is wearing a Bessie & Barnie's Harness which comes in a soft mesh design and beautiful color piping, your dog can be said to be dressed well for a stroll.
The Bessie & Barnie's Harness is available in a variety of sizes for dogs for all sizes and shapes.
The Bessie & Barnie's Harness is available in more than ten colors and sells for as low as $20.
If you are the proud and pampering owner of a pet Yorkshire terrier or a Chihuahua, there are Yorkie clothes and Chihuahua dog clothes to keep them warm and stylish.
Chihuahuas and Yorkies love to get dressed up.
There are also dresses for your Chihuahua and your Yorkie girl when it is time to take them for a party.
As every dog clothes designers are different make sure you are right with your dogs body measurements to find the exact fit that doesn't restrict their movement and are fashionable too.