Remember the 50 dads who didn't want "the damn" dogs in their lives? Those who did a complete 180 after they got one? Well, we're here to show you that their love for the pets they claimed they never wanted can only be rivaled by moms and their feelings for the pups they swore they didn't need, too.

One moment they're saying they don't want dogs in their house, and the next they're dressing up the good boi for a family photo. Or throwing it a birthday party most children would envy. You get the idea.

Continue scrolling for proof that everyone has a place in their heart for puppies and upvote your favorite entries!

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Nico Di Angelo
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1 month ago

This needs a ton more upvotes

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Don't get the wrong impression. It's good that people are having doubts about whether or not they're ready to welcome a dog to their family. After all, it comes with quite a bit of responsibility. "In exchange for all the love you will get in return, you need to be ready for the commitment of having a four-legged friend who depends on you," Teresa, the founder of The Dogvine, an award-winning lifestyle blog for London dogs, told Bored Panda.

"For example, do you have the right kind of lifestyle to welcome a dog right now? If you’re living in a rented property, you’ll need to check dogs are allowed or if you work away from home all day, you’ll need to think about how your dog gets the exercise it needs, and whether you can you afford to cover any expenses such as a dog-walker to make sure they do."

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Capermom
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1 month ago

Awww...it's a cattle dog..! They're the best <3

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Teresa thinks people often underestimate the cost of having a pooch. "Aside from food, treats, and toys, veterinary costs can be high if your pet gets ill so having good pet insurance is essential. Then you should budget for any other regular dog services you might need as well such as dog walking, doggy daycare, or dog grooming."

"The other thing people probably underestimate would be having to adapt your lifestyle for your dog. For example, the RSPCA guidelines are that dogs shouldn’t be left home alone for more than 4 hours at a time despite many dog owners not realizing leaving their dogs alone for much longer is an issue," Teresa added. "You’ll need to plan your free time around this if your dog can’t come with you when you’re going out, or when it comes to holidays, it may mean choosing vacation destinations where your dog can come too."

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"I don't want dogs in this house"

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1 month ago

That is precious.

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In fact, The Dogvine helps dog owners tackle this issue. Through the platform, they can find dog-friendly places and things to do in and around London so they can spend more quality time with their dog and not have to leave them at home alone. "Our dogs are family members who aren't with us for that long, so having them be part of our daily life is a must in my opinion. " Teresa said. She has two beloved rescue dogs herself – Belinha and Moleque who she rescued from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, where she lived for 7 years before they all moved back to London.

"Rescuing my dogs was the best thing I ever did and despite having to make some lifestyle changes as a result, I wouldn't change my decision for the world," Teresa said.

She and all of these moms prove that dogs give us so much love and ask for so little in return, it's all worth it.

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William Teach
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1 month ago

Dog has other ideas

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Brigs
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1 month ago

gorgeous dog!

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😸Marik😺
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1 month ago

Change "knitted" with "handmade" in your head. It's irrelevant if it's knitted, crocheted, linked or a macramé (I know these are completely different crafts). It's a cute, little, handmade sweater for a cute, little, good doggie. :)

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Zoe's Mom
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1 month ago

Spices on this chicken may hurt the dog so although it's a precious thought, bad idea.

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Night Owl
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1 month ago

The dog replaced you

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#9

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glowworm2
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1 month ago

That dog is a great dancer.

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"No dogs!"

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Janelle Madison
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1 month ago

Could I see the photo?

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Alex T
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1 month ago

who could resist?

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Perfumista Perfumista
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1 month ago

Dang, I missed the paella.

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1 month ago

Mom has excellent fashion and sewing skills. Did the dog go to chef school?

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"I don't want dogs in this house"

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Perfumista Perfumista
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1 month ago

but in my pocket is fine

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WilvanderHeijden
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1 month ago

And who is the mom?

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Janelle Madison
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1 month ago

Aww

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Alex T
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1 month ago

haha the pupper is her child now

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"I don't want any dogs in this house"

The craziest and tiniest princess of my home! I just became a grandma thanks to Sky."

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TheReader19
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1 month ago

Grandma 😂

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glowworm2
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1 month ago

This one is adorable.

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TheReader19
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1 month ago

To be fair maybe she can't see him at that angle 😀

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"I don't want a dog in this house"

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Katy McMouse
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1 month ago

The second pic reminds me of my husband. Whenever he sees me holding our dog like that, he likes to walk by and in a dramatic, tiny voice says " heeelp meee. "

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My mom: "I don't want dogs in this house!"

My mom, later:

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Katy McMouse
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1 month ago

That's a very beautiful photo. Looks kinda like it belongs in National Geographic.

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Nico Di Angelo
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1 month ago

His hat is really cute

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Verena Gitterle
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1 month ago

so much love...

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Perfumista Perfumista
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1 month ago

The dogs are blessed and so is mom

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glowworm2
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1 month ago

A lot of these moms love to dance with their dogs. It's adorable.

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Mom: I don't want a dog here

Mom:

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Dorothy Parker
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1 month ago

The dog can really follow the mom's movements!

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TheReader19
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1 month ago

Mexican mothers, okay he can dance he can stay 😄

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TheReader19
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1 month ago

Her grandchild in their son's lol

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