Bringing a new family pet home isn't always an easy decision, especially when someone in the household isn't on board - we're looking at you, Dad. These cute puppies, however, managed to win over their reluctant masters in no time.

Most people who claim not to like these adorable animals will tell you a million reasons why, but sometimes they just need the right family dog to come along, and that's precisely what happened to the Dads you see here. Whether they disagreed with a particular breed or size, or just insisted on not having pets altogether, they each found themselves in love with their unlikely furry companions eventually.

Follow these tail-wagging triumphs of cute dogs below, and share this story with anyone who might need a little 'convincing.' Oh, and the joke's on you, Dad!

#1

And My Dad Said He Didn't Want A Dog

And My Dad Said He Didn't Want A Dog

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Caitlyn McCracken 2 years ago

omg the pug exercising

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#2

My Dad Didn't Want Us To Get A Dog At First. I Found This Picture In His Room

My Dad Didn't Want Us To Get A Dog At First. I Found This Picture In His Room

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Yvonne Bernal 2 years ago

It's a Mini - Me

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#3

After My Dad Said "She's Not Allowed On The Couch"

After My Dad Said "She's Not Allowed On The Couch"

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Monty Is Fiennes 2 years ago

Ahhhh!...but she's not on the couch hey?

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#4

My Dad Kept Griping "I Don't Want A Dog!" This Is How I Find Them Napping

My Dad Kept Griping "I Don't Want A Dog!" This Is How I Find Them Napping

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#5

My Dad Said He Didn't Want An iPad Or A Dog

My Dad Said He Didn't Want An iPad Or A Dog

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Emre 2 years ago

and seems like he is not so interested

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#6

My Dad Would Never Admit How Much He Loves Our Old Dog. But After Finding This Picture On His Phone, He Doesn't Have To

My Dad Would Never Admit How Much He Loves Our Old Dog. But After Finding This Picture On His Phone, He Doesn't Have To

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-- 2 years ago

it's not one of them that's adorable - it's both

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#7

My Dad Really Didn't Want A Dog, But Now Sometimes I Find Them Like This

My Dad Really Didn't Want A Dog, But Now Sometimes I Find Them Like This

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Yvonne Bernal 2 years ago

Enjoy it while you can . . . by next week, dad will be on the floor

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#8

My Dad Was Originally Opposed To Us Getting A Dog.. I Think He Changed His Mind

My Dad Was Originally Opposed To Us Getting A Dog.. I Think He Changed His Mind

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Monty Is Fiennes 2 years ago

Dogs change you man!!

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#9

My Dad Who "Doesn't Want Anything To Do With The Dog"

My Dad Who "Doesn't Want Anything To Do With The Dog"

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Răzvan Avătăjiței 2 years ago

"It's not what it looks like"

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#10

He Said "I Don't Want A Dog." Then He Said "I Don't Want A Second Dog." Yeah Dad, Ok

He Said "I Don't Want A Dog." Then He Said "I Don't Want A Second Dog." Yeah Dad, Ok

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Yvonne Bernal 2 years ago

That's me.... I now own three (sigh)

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#11

And Dad Said He Didn't Want A Dog

And Dad Said He Didn't Want A Dog

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Ágnes Királyházi 2 years ago

it's not a dog, it's a bio hoodie warmer, don't you know it? new development, sometimes it barks, but it's cute

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#12

My Dad Makes A Big Deal About How Much He Hates Dogs...but I Always Seem To Catch Him Being Adorable With His Grandpups

My Dad Makes A Big Deal About How Much He Hates Dogs...but I Always Seem To Catch Him Being Adorable With His Grandpups

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Lorraine 2 years ago

Keeping him around even while he's working :) That's love.

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#13

My Dad Has Always Been Adamant About Not Having Pets. I Brought This Little Guy Home Expecting A Shit Storm

My Dad Has Always Been Adamant About Not Having Pets. I Brought This Little Guy Home Expecting A Shit Storm

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Monty Is Fiennes 2 years ago

We are hard wired to love and protect children... of any species...

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#14

"If You Get It, It's Your Dog. I Don't Want A Damn Ankle Biter." Ok Dad

"If You Get It, It's Your Dog. I Don't Want A Damn Ankle Biter." Ok Dad

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-- 2 years ago

so smol

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#15

My Dad Didn't Want The Dog In The House.. Now They Are Bffs

My Dad Didn't Want The Dog In The House.. Now They Are Bffs

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Monty Is Fiennes 2 years ago

Shepards melt u....

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#16

"I'm Not A Dog Person"

"I'm Not A Dog Person"

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JillVille Child Care 2 years ago

Not sure who looks guiltier... so cute!

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#17

Dad Wasn't Excited About Us Getting A Dog. Too Bad Puppy Fell In Love With Him

Dad Wasn't Excited About Us Getting A Dog. Too Bad Puppy Fell In Love With Him

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Monty Is Fiennes 2 years ago

Snuggles....

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#18

My Dad Didn't Like The Idea Of Getting A Dog. 15 Years Later They Are Best Friends And Completely Inseparable

My Dad Didn't Like The Idea Of Getting A Dog. 15 Years Later They Are Best Friends And Completely Inseparable

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Lulu te 2 years ago

This is the same guy and the old dog from the other pic^^

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#19

My Dad Insists He's Not A Dog Person

My Dad Insists He's Not A Dog Person

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Monty Is Fiennes 2 years ago

Dogs know *wink*

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#20

"I Don't Even Want A Dog." Ok Dad Sure

"I Don't Even Want A Dog." Ok Dad Sure

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Cesi Baca 2 years ago

So great! : )

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#21

My Dad Didn't Want Me To Get A Dog, But Now He Treats Him Like A Baby. Rubs His Back Till He Falls Asleep

My Dad Didn't Want Me To Get A Dog, But Now He Treats Him Like A Baby. Rubs His Back Till He Falls Asleep

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The Laugh Fan 2 years ago

and then can't move for a few hours.

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#22

And My Dad Said He Didn't Like The Dog

And My Dad Said He Didn't Like The Dog

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Monty Is Fiennes 2 years ago

Black Labs!!!

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#23

My Dad Didn't Even Want The "Damn Dog"

My Dad Didn't Even Want The "Damn Dog"

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Monty Is Fiennes 2 years ago

Whatta cutie!! Heart melter...

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#24

After Having To Put Down Our Dog Of 14 Years, My Dad Was Hesitant About Getting A Puppy. I Think They Needed Each Other

After Having To Put Down Our Dog Of 14 Years, My Dad Was Hesitant About Getting A Puppy. I Think They Needed Each Other

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Monty Is Fiennes 2 years ago

Therapy. No replacement. Just making wonderful new memories that help to sweeten the old over time. Once you've shared your life with a dog, life without one is empty. #Alwaysfordogs!!

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#25

My Dad Always Said He Didn't Want A Small Dog. He Just Gave Her A Bath And Loves Life

My Dad Always Said He Didn't Want A Small Dog. He Just Gave Her A Bath And Loves Life

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Pandykinz 2 years ago

This one made me smile

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#26

My Dad Is The One Who Didn't Want Me To Get Another Dog In The First Place

My Dad Is The One Who Didn't Want Me To Get Another Dog In The First Place

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Monty Is Fiennes 2 years ago

Whats up bro....best pic...

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#27

When Your Dad Tries To Act Like He Doesn't Like Your Dogs Because He Thinks They Smell, But Then Your Mom Sends You These Pics

When Your Dad Tries To Act Like He Doesn't Like Your Dogs Because He Thinks They Smell, But Then Your Mom Sends You These Pics

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Monty Is Fiennes 2 years ago

Labs do it every time....and they are on his bed!!

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#28

When I Moved Home A Year Ago, My Dad Said He Didn't Want A Dog Because They Were Messy And Would Destroy The House. Now These Two Are Besties

When I Moved Home A Year Ago, My Dad Said He Didn't Want A Dog Because They Were Messy And Would Destroy The House. Now These Two Are Besties

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Lulu Machete 2 years ago

I love this pic, its so candid. No posing here, just dad busted with his bestie

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#29

Dad Tries To Say He Doesn't Like The Dogs... I Come Downstairs To This

Dad Tries To Say He Doesn't Like The Dogs... I Come Downstairs To This

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Haleema 2 years ago

That gorgeous dog looks so happy

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#30

After 3 Years Of Saying He Would Never Get Another Dog. Meet My Dad's Rescue Pup Grace

After 3 Years Of Saying He Would Never Get Another Dog. Meet My Dad's Rescue Pup Grace

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Monty Is Fiennes 2 years ago

Healing time....

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#31

My Dad "Not A Dog Person" And Ella "Doesn't Count As A Dog"

My Dad "Not A Dog Person" And Ella "Doesn't Count As A Dog"

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Marlene 2 years ago

Logical 😁

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#32

When My Dad Said He Didn't Want A Dog But Really..

When My Dad Said He Didn't Want A Dog But Really..

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Marlene 2 years ago

Getting down on his level 😁

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#33

My Dad Would Never Admit How Much He Loves Our Old Dog. But After Finding This Picture On His Phone, He Doesn't Have To

My Dad Would Never Admit How Much He Loves Our Old Dog. But After Finding This Picture On His Phone, He Doesn't Have To

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Jamie Hanna-Rossi 2 years ago

Beautiful take.

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#34

And To Think My Father Didn't Want A Dog

And To Think My Father Didn't Want A Dog

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Victoria Ruggiero 2 years ago

Boxers, of course.

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#35

My Dad Didn't Want A Dog, He Has Stood Holding Harley For Almost Half An Hour Whilst He Sleeps

My Dad Didn't Want A Dog, He Has Stood Holding Harley For Almost Half An Hour Whilst He Sleeps

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The Laugh Fan 2 years ago

That's definitely love!

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#36

"I Don't Need A Dog!", My Dad Said. Now: Best Buddies Napping Together

"I Don't Need A Dog!", My Dad Said. Now: Best Buddies Napping Together

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The Laugh Fan 2 years ago

Looks so very peaceful.

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#37

And This Is My Dad... The Man That Didn't Want A Dog

And This Is My Dad... The Man That Didn't Want A Dog

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The Laugh Fan 2 years ago

Oh, love dalmatians! Certainly looks very comfy.

#38

Dad: "I Don't Want A Dog"

Dad: "I Don't Want A Dog"

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Maria Konsti 2 years ago

The outfit tho

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#39

My Dad Didn't Even Want A Dog And Now Look

My Dad Didn't Even Want A Dog And Now Look

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Marlene 2 years ago

Adorable ❤

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#40

My Dad Claims He Doesn't Like Dogs Occasionally. Okay Dad Whatever You Say

My Dad Claims He Doesn't Like Dogs Occasionally. Okay Dad Whatever You Say

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Haleema 2 years ago

He looks very happy in the company of these little cutie

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#41

My Dad Swore He Wanted Nothing To Do With This Dog. Came Down Stairs To This Last Night

My Dad Swore He Wanted Nothing To Do With This Dog. Came Down Stairs To This Last Night

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The Laugh Fan 2 years ago

Well, seriously, who could resist that adorable little pup?

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#42

"I Don't Want A Big Dog!" "That Dog Is Not Coming In The House!" "That Dog Better Not Get In Our Bed!"

"I Don't Want A Big Dog!" "That Dog Is Not Coming In The House!" "That Dog Better Not Get In Our Bed!"

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Monty Is Fiennes 2 years ago

Labs ...Whatcha gonna do....

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#43

My Dad Didn't Want A Dog

My Dad Didn't Want A Dog

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The Laugh Fan 2 years ago

Tiny!

#44

My Dad Didn't Even Want A Dog And Now I Think He Loves Her More Than Me

My Dad Didn't Even Want A Dog And Now I Think He Loves Her More Than Me

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Pi... 2 years ago

Of course he does! That's always the case! Fur babies get all the love and that's a-okay with me! ^_^

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#45

For Someone Who "Doesn't Like Dogs", I Found My Dad Picking Up And Hugging My Dog Like This

For Someone Who "Doesn't Like Dogs", I Found My Dad Picking Up And Hugging My Dog Like This

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The Laugh Fan 2 years ago

He's picked the rug up by mistake...

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#46

My Dad Didn't Want These "damn Dogs" Either

My Dad Didn't Want These "damn Dogs" Either

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The Laugh Fan 2 years ago

Love those expressions!

#47

This Is So Funny To Me Bc My Dad Didn't Want The Dog But Now They Love Each Other

This Is So Funny To Me Bc My Dad Didn't Want The Dog But Now They Love Each Other

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Piece D'art 2 years ago

No one can resist labs. I got a black lab too, such an adorable boy!

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#48

What My Dad Sends Me When I'm At Work. I Thought He Didn't Want A Dog

What My Dad Sends Me When I'm At Work. I Thought He Didn't Want A Dog

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Lou Wow 2 years ago

That belly! :-D

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#49

To Everyone Who Knew How Much My Dad Didn't Want A Puppy. Here He Is Just Having A Ball

To Everyone Who Knew How Much My Dad Didn't Want A Puppy. Here He Is Just Having A Ball

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The Laugh Fan 2 years ago

Your giving yourself away, mate.

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#50

So My Dad Always Reminds Me That My Dog Is Nothing To Do With Him, That's Hard To Believe

So My Dad Always Reminds Me That My Dog Is Nothing To Do With Him, That's Hard To Believe

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Monty Is Fiennes 2 years ago

Beautiful....

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#51

My Dad Didn't Even Want A Dog. Then We Got Jude

My Dad Didn't Even Want A Dog. Then We Got Jude

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Monty Is Fiennes 2 years ago

Sooooo beautiful!!! How could you not fall in love???!!!

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#52

They Are More Than Best Friends Now

They Are More Than Best Friends Now

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Theodora Kane 2 years ago

Sweet!

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#53

My Dad's So Ridiculous. He Acts Like He's Not A Dog Person

My Dad's So Ridiculous. He Acts Like He's Not A Dog Person

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Monty Is Fiennes 2 years ago

That looks like one loved up Chi...

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#54

My Dad Who Claimed "he Doesn't Want A Dog Again". They Go Everywhere Together

My Dad Who Claimed "he Doesn't Want A Dog Again". They Go Everywhere Together

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Monty Is Fiennes 2 years ago

The Black Lab curse of cute!!

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#55

"I Didn't Even Want This Dog" - My Dad Everytime Abby Does This

"I Didn't Even Want This Dog" - My Dad Everytime Abby Does This

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Jörg Zingler 2 years ago

Belly rubs :)

#56

"I Don't Want A Lap Dog" Says Dad. Yeah, Ok Then, This Makes Sense

"I Don't Want A Lap Dog" Says Dad. Yeah, Ok Then, This Makes Sense

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Marlene 2 years ago

Way too cute😁

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#57

At First My Dad Didn't Want A Dog. He Changed His Mind Really Fast

At First My Dad Didn't Want A Dog. He Changed His Mind Really Fast

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Quant 2 years ago

John Cleese? :P

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#58

''I Don't Want A Dog!'' Yup, Looks Like You Have Changed Your Mind

''I Don't Want A Dog!'' Yup, Looks Like You Have Changed Your Mind

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JillVille Child Care 2 years ago

The second pic being taken on the left... caught dog-handed! Love it!

#59

At One Point My Dad Didn't Want A Dog, But Now He Calls Her Lovely

At One Point My Dad Didn't Want A Dog, But Now He Calls Her Lovely

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Magdalena Giceva 2 years ago

Lovely is a good name 😆

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#60

Yeah, My Dad Really Didn't Want Another Dog And Now Look At Him. He's In Love

Yeah, My Dad Really Didn't Want Another Dog And Now Look At Him. He's In Love

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The Laugh Fan 2 years ago

Of course he's in love - look at that puppy!

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#61

My Husband Swore, That No Dog Will Ever Live In Our House. So We Compromised!

My Husband Swore, That No Dog Will Ever Live In Our House. So We Compromised!

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April Peterson 2 years ago

I love the compromise

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#62

''I Don't Want A Dog! We Should Never Get One!'' Almost 2 Years Later Dad: ''I Still Don't Want A Dog!''

''I Don't Want A Dog! We Should Never Get One!'' Almost 2 Years Later Dad: ''I Still Don't Want A Dog!''

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TheReader19 2 years ago

Because he knew he would end up carrying it!

#63

My Dad Has An Interesting Way Of Showing That He "Doesn't Like Dogs"

My Dad Has An Interesting Way Of Showing That He "Doesn't Like Dogs"

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Rand Lee 2 years ago

Dad looks furtive, afraid someone will notice him hugging the pup LOL

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#64

My Dad Says He Didn't Want A Dog

My Dad Says He Didn't Want A Dog

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The Laugh Fan 2 years ago

The essential tickle tums

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#65

Always Catch My Dad Saying "He's Not A Dog Person". He Loves Red And Won't Admit It

Always Catch My Dad Saying "He's Not A Dog Person". He Loves Red And Won't Admit It

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KittyBax 2 years ago

I'm guessing the dog's name is Red, but he's also wearing all red, so I got a bit confused.

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#66

This Man, My Lovely Hubby And Awesome Dad To Our Kids Secretly Wants A Dog, Even Though He Tries To Deny It. We All Know He Wants A Dog And Yet He Won't Admit It

This Man, My Lovely Hubby And Awesome Dad To Our Kids Secretly Wants A Dog, Even Though He Tries To Deny It. We All Know He Wants A Dog And Yet He Won't Admit It

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The Laugh Fan 2 years ago

Somehow those two look like they belong together.

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#67

My Dad Said He Didn't Like The Dog And He End Up With It

My Dad Said He Didn't Like The Dog And He End Up With It

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The Laugh Fan 2 years ago

One of my dogs often sleeps with his head on my hubby's shoulder.

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#68

I Want A Male, Not Too Big, And Long Fur. *picks Out Female, 100lb, Short Fur.*

I Want A Male, Not Too Big, And Long Fur. *picks Out Female, 100lb, Short Fur.*

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Jörg Zingler 2 years ago

It is always the dog that chooses his human. Most humans just do not know this though...

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#69

My Dad Swore He Didn't Want A Dog

My Dad Swore He Didn't Want A Dog

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rakuninaru 2 years ago

So cute

#70

My Dad Says He Isn't Really A Dog Person

My Dad Says He Isn't Really A Dog Person

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Isabelle Bishop 2 years ago

Obviously.

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#71

My Dad Didn't Want A Dog. I Think He Likes Him Now

My Dad Didn't Want A Dog. I Think He Likes Him Now

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stella 2 years ago

Well..Dogs.... do resemble their owners...

#72

And My Dad Says He Doesn't Like Dogs

And My Dad Says He Doesn't Like Dogs

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rai mei 2 years ago

and they're both watching tv

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#73

Dad Didn't Want A Dog

Dad Didn't Want A Dog

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Hamlets twin 2 years ago

Well good thing he got a teddy bear instead

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#74

This Is What My Dad Sends Me A Picture Of. Let It Be Known That My Dad Didn't Want A Dog In The House 4 Yrs Ago

This Is What My Dad Sends Me A Picture Of. Let It Be Known That My Dad Didn't Want A Dog In The House 4 Yrs Ago

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rakuninaru 2 years ago

hehe

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#75

Dad Always Complains That He Doesn't Like Dogs

Dad Always Complains That He Doesn't Like Dogs

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Reichel Fuentes 2 years ago

"I can explain..."

#76

My Parents Didn't Like Dogs In Their House. I Think My Dad Is Now Enamored

My Parents Didn't Like Dogs In Their House. I Think My Dad Is Now Enamored

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stella 2 years ago

Oh... they love each other so much!!!

#77

"i Will Never Let A Dog On My Furniture".....famous Last Words, Dad.

"i Will Never Let A Dog On My Furniture".....famous Last Words, Dad.

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Boogs Rocks 2 years ago

My dad too!

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#78

And My Dad Said He Didn't Want A Dog

And My Dad Said He Didn't Want A Dog