When you think of a man's best friend, a pet cow is probably not the first thing that pops into your mind! And that's a shame because these adorable cows are more similar to dogs than you think - and Bored Panda has made a compilation of photos to prove it!

Just like dogs, these cute cows love to cuddle; they give kisses, get curious, play with a ball, and enjoy good old back rub. And there's such a variety between them - from huge fluffy cows to tiny miniature cows; there's an adorable animal for everyone to love. And don't start us on the charms of baby cows!

We hope this will encourage you to see them as sensitive animals, which they are, and inspire a more ethical treatment of these magnificent creatures.

#1

A Cuddly Scottish Cow

A Cuddly Scottish Cow

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Pamela
Community Member
3 years ago

Scottish cows are so beautiful !

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#2

This Sweet Baby Cow

This Sweet Baby Cow

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nanashi
Community Member
3 years ago

I'm pretty sure that's a teddy bear

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#3

Dogs Love Cows Too

Dogs Love Cows Too

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CatShatBrix
Community Member
3 years ago

Whoa, more like 'cows love dogs too'!

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#4

Cows Will Be Your Friend If You Treat Them Nicely

Cows Will Be Your Friend If You Treat Them Nicely

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CatShatBrix
Community Member
3 years ago

Aww I wonder if it snores

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#5

My Cow Thinks He's A Dog... We Left The Door Open For 5 Minutes

My Cow Thinks He's A Dog... We Left The Door Open For 5 Minutes

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CatShatBrix
Community Member
3 years ago

Moo... I mean woof

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#6

Cow Snuggles

Cow Snuggles

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CatShatBrix
Community Member
3 years ago

*Wrap!*

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#7

Cow Catching Snowflakes On His Tongue

Cow Catching Snowflakes On His Tongue

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CatShatBrix
Community Member
3 years ago

He got one!

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#8

So I Was Out Walking My Mini Cow When Howie Mandel Stopped For A Picture

So I Was Out Walking My Mini Cow When Howie Mandel Stopped For A Picture

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CatShatBrix
Community Member
3 years ago

Are you friggin serious?

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#9

Cows Are Extremely Curious Creatures

Cows Are Extremely Curious Creatures

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CatShatBrix
Community Member
3 years ago

What is that thing?

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#10

Baby Cow That Likes To Cuddle

Baby Cow That Likes To Cuddle

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CatShatBrix
Community Member
3 years ago

Stroke... stroke...

just a thought !
Community Member
3 years ago

*Snoring and smiling in sleep *

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April W
Community Member
3 years ago

That girl is going to be a vegetarian

Cookie
Community Member
3 years ago

A baby cow is called a calf.

Thea Evans
Community Member
3 years ago

Oh you are smart!

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Zori the degu
Community Member
3 years ago

I bet that young cows are really nice to pet and cuddle, if adults have such a nice fur, then what can we say about calves?

Sharon Crawford
Community Member
9 months ago

Very cute

Donna Annacone
Community Member
1 year ago

Oh......

Nancy Munoz
Community Member
1 year ago

How sweet!

Rebecca Henderson
Community Member
1 year ago

I’ve always loved cows. They’re so personable, eh?

Debbie Dudas
Community Member
3 years ago

Beautiful

Maggie Dougherty
Community Member
3 years ago

AWWWWW so cute!

Cindy Sandberg
Community Member
3 years ago

😊😊😊😙😙😗🤗🤗

Vanessica Bloxgirl
Community Member
3 years ago

That is sooo adorable

rick hctep (Rick45)
Community Member
3 years ago

FFS it is a calf not a cow, cow is female you cannot see from here, it might be a bullock.

Rose Hogue
Community Member
3 years ago

Adoring gal lives her companion!

Bella Homier
Community Member
3 years ago

THIS is cute!

Pattie Kelly
Community Member
3 years ago

The love of a cow

jevais
Community Member
3 years ago

If course it likes to be cuddled, usually it should be with it's mother. So sad they way farm animals are treated.

FreeBird
Community Member
3 years ago

It shocks me that you would get downvotes for stating the truth. People don't want to hear it or are it

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Cara Corder
Community Member
3 years ago

Calf is a baby cow or bull.

Jewel Cowart
Community Member
3 years ago

a baby cow is called a calf. I guess people feel its cuter to say baby

Kristin Pennington
Community Member
3 years ago

Thanks, Captain Obvious.

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#11

Cows Love Being Cuddled

Cows Love Being Cuddled

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Neeraj Jha
Community Member
3 years ago

That dog is like wtf man?

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#12

Happy Cows Returning To The Pasture After A Long Winter In The Cow Shed

Happy Cows Returning To The Pasture After A Long Winter In The Cow Shed

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CatShatBrix
Community Member
3 years ago

FREEDOM!!

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#13

Cows Are Very Affectionate

Cows Are Very Affectionate

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CatShatBrix
Community Member
3 years ago

Cow hugs!

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#14

Sitting Like A Dog

Sitting Like A Dog

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Pamela
Community Member
3 years ago

Whose a good boy?! You are ! Yes you are baby cow !!

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#15

Radar Is Now 11 Months Old But Still Loves His Dog Bed

Radar Is Now 11 Months Old But Still Loves His Dog Bed

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TC
Community Member
3 years ago

Wait till he becomes a big bull... Try find him a bigger bed... !!

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#16

Little Cow Looks So Happy

Little Cow Looks So Happy

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Heidi Stokke
Community Member
3 years ago

If I had a best friend with rainbow hair, I'd be happy too :) <3

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#17

Cow Loves Rolling His Bale Of Hay

Cow Loves Rolling His Bale Of Hay

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CatShatBrix
Community Member
3 years ago

Looks like a tree trunk

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#18

Who Doesn't Like Back Scratches?

Who Doesn't Like Back Scratches?

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Jeff
Community Member
3 years ago

I love how the machine is called HappyCow

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#19

Naps And Cuddles

Naps And Cuddles

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Zori the degu
Community Member
3 years ago

Hope the calf doesn't wake up faster than the boy, because calves love to chew on different clothes! ;)

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#20

Cows Make Great Companions

Cows Make Great Companions

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CatShatBrix
Community Member
3 years ago

They look so comfy

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#21

Herbie Gets A New Ball

Herbie Gets A New Ball

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Char Char
Community Member
3 years ago

Just like a doggo with a new ball!

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#22

We Found Oliver's Favorite Spot To Be Scratched

We Found Oliver's Favorite Spot To Be Scratched

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Flinkie
Community Member
3 years ago

So cute >w<

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#23

Smile

Smile

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Madeline Bublik
Community Member
3 years ago

She looks like LaurDIY

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#24

Boy And His Cow Lose Out At Dairy Fair

Boy And His Cow Lose Out At Dairy Fair

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CatShatBrix
Community Member
3 years ago

I lost count of how many sleeping photos there are in this page...

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#25

They Think That He's A Cow Or That They Are Dogs?

They Think That He's A Cow Or That They Are Dogs?

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nanashi
Community Member
3 years ago

"hello tiny cow"

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#26

Everybody Loves Belly Rubs

Everybody Loves Belly Rubs

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CatShatBrix
Community Member
3 years ago

That's one small cow

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#27

Cows Having Fun Playing With A Hay Bale

Cows Having Fun Playing With A Hay Bale

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CatShatBrix
Community Member
3 years ago

Don't let it get away!

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#28

A Boy And His Cow Napping At The Goshen Fair

A Boy And His Cow Napping At The Goshen Fair

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CatShatBrix
Community Member
3 years ago

ANOTHER ONE?

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#29

The Sweet Giant

The Sweet Giant

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Janet Martin
Community Member
3 years ago

Is that lady tiny or is this bovine gigantic???? Truly a gentle giant.

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#30

Babies

Babies

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Manuela Simon
Community Member
3 years ago

Cow is cuter

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