When it comes to goodest boys and bestest girls, we think that every single doggo deserves a 10 out of 10 for making our lives more cheerful and bringing smiles to our faces. But Matt Nelson, who created the WeRateDogs Twitter page, has a unique way for dog ratings, pairing them with adorable comments, and often scores far above 10. In fact, scores are beside the point—the funny comments are what won Nelson a solid fan base and 8.7 million followers.

Combining humor and passion for canines, WeRateDogs started as a side hustle and is now a part of a successful all-things-doggo brand. It includes a WeRateDogs book, a phone game, and an online clothing store which is said to earn the creator something in the low five figures monthly.

So, let’s get into the funny dog and pupper ratings that have been winning everyone’s hearts since 2015.

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C
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7 months ago

Sounds harsh but I hope whoever did this is dead

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Johane Moller
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7 months ago

How is this not the best thing ever!?

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Sterling Wible
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7 months ago

So adorable

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Dealing with immeasurable amounts of information is one heck of a task, especially when it comes to social media. We Rate Dogs’s Matt Nelson said in an interview with Esquire that the platform allows people to feel a sense of safety and happiness amidst the online chaos. “If you're in the wrong parts of Twitter, it can easily be described as a cesspool of horrible things. So in that way, you can see my account as an escape,” he explained.

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StormsTempest
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7 months ago

Well-deserved rest puppo

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Kaisu
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7 months ago

Maverick seems like an enthusiastic little helper!

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MagicalUnicorn
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7 months ago

the cutest doggo found his calling <3

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Since the first dog photo rating post aired in 2015, Nelson’s approach to We Rate Dogs has changed. At first, it was all about making a joke as funny as possible, but now, most of the time, he evaluates social-media analytics, calculates profits, and responds to emails. One may think of the influence the school has had on the young entrepreneur, but Nelson is quite bitter. "The only thing I owe to this school is the boredom that caused me to start the account in the first place," he said to Esquire.

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glowworm2
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7 months ago

This one is hilarious!

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Kaisu
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7 months ago

Jessie is doing a very good and important job!

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Luna Lovegood
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7 months ago

:)

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You’ve probably noticed that many cute dogs on WeRateDogs Twitter have special needs—some of them have experienced abuse, while others have health conditions.

Bored Panda spoke to Antonio Diaz, K9 Trainer and behavioral specialist, about what it’s like to adopt an animal who needs that extra care. According to Antonio, even if the “special needs” are relative, there are a couple of things to be considered. First, “the vet bills and unforeseen responsibilities” are higher. He explains: “Any person wanting to take on a dog like this should first fully understand the time, dedication and possible financial responsibility that they will acquire. The last thing you want to happen is to have unrealistic expectations and need to rehome the dog.”

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Gin
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7 months ago

I had a Newfie boy. When my cat used to steal his food, he'd just gently pick her up and place her a few meters away 😄

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MagicalUnicorn
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7 months ago

very appropriate name

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glowworm2
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7 months ago (edited)

"Please don't send in any more pandas." Hilarious!

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On the other hand, some very healthy dogs might also need an extra bit of care. “For example, an extremely fearful dog can certainly be considered special needs due to the fact that they need extra care, special handling procedures and behavioral training, all of which require more time, patience and attention to detail.”

In the end, it all comes down to the amount of attention the owner is willing to give their adorable pet. In the end, having a dog at home always requires work. “The idea of loving any silly dog and having them be a part of your family is wonderful. But the reality of the work involved can quickly change things for some people.” Antonio adds that “not everyone is cut out for it and that’s okay.”

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Lavendar rose
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7 months ago

Rip duke

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StormsTempest
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7 months ago

When dogs are doing better at taking care of the Earth you know we are hopeless.

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C
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7 months ago

omg these captions!!

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Pamela24
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7 months ago

Riley is a genius!

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Luna Lovegood
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7 months ago

the goodest boi :) :) :)

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Raine Soo
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7 months ago

This is the look of love.

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glowworm2
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7 months ago

He's wearing a little bow tie!

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Luna Lovegood
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7 months ago

Aaaaaaaw!

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Annabelle Fonseca
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7 months ago

that is one colorful tail!!

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glowworm2
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7 months ago

Sometime Boris tries to play connect the dots on Doug too.

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StormsTempest
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7 months ago

Awww <3 He looks like puppy superman!

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Lisa loves cats
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7 months ago

The captions are SO funny!!!

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Kaisu
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7 months ago

I would very much like a snuggle, thank you Oatie

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glowworm2
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7 months ago

Mochi would look so cute with butterfly wings!

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Luna Lovegood
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7 months ago

teef :P

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Dani
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6 months ago

awh my little pupper does this too!

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Kaisu
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7 months ago

Ron me and my dog will be there for your pool party!!

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C
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7 months ago

omg I'll have ten bowls please

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Elina Kuusisto
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7 months ago

Rest in peace, Rusty 🌈❤

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Luna Lovegood
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7 months ago

He has come to bless you with doggy hugs and kisses :)

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C
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7 months ago

now I'm with the skater pup!

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Luna Lovegood
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7 months ago

Look at her fur! Beautiful!

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Luna Lovegood
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7 months ago

Her eyes!

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Janine B.
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7 months ago

Aw, Clyde is one adorable happy pupper. :)))

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Elina Kuusisto
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7 months ago

I will!!!

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C
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7 months ago

Not much cuter than a baby doxie

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C
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7 months ago

Please be more careful! hahaha

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Janine B.
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7 months ago

Okay, this little guy is just beyond adorable. :)))

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Karen Johnston
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7 months ago

That's amazing!

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Hazel Gray
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7 months ago

TACO

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Raine Soo
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7 months ago

Lucy can keep herself company.

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Janine B.
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7 months ago (edited)

Oh my God, how can you show such frightening content without even a warning?!

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Theodore Theodora
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7 months ago

Oof, my heart...

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Myrtille rat
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7 months ago

call me dumb but i had no idea one could give blood to a pet blood bank ,i'll check if that can be done around my place

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Shelbs
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7 months ago

this is so wholesome!

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Janine B.
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7 months ago

This is just adorable. :)))

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glowworm2
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7 months ago

In all seriousness, that is a gorgeous dalmation.

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Luna Lovegood
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7 months ago

I would spend my snow day with him :)

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thedepressed manhimself
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7 months ago

The family welcomes you, tofu....

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C
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7 months ago

Congrats George

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Olive
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7 months ago

Such pretty eyes!

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Luna Lovegood
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7 months ago

She's got style!!!

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Autumn Walton
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7 months ago

What Breed!

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Jeff Requier
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7 months ago

Did another pitbull get denied being on planes?

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J 3lack
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7 months ago

Bulbasaur used Charm! It was super effective!

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Deborah Brassfield
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7 months ago

beans!!! 💕😍

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Luna Lovegood
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7 months ago

She's one in a melon too!

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Gin
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7 months ago

When I shoveled, my dog used to paw the snow out of the shovel to play with it! The snow on the driveway was not playful enough for him, but the snow in the shovel was.

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Catlady6000
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7 months ago

That face!

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Raine Soo
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7 months ago

Don't worry, Miller. I struggle with parallel parking too, which is probably why I no longer drive.

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hallowed demon
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7 months ago

nom nom nom

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Aria Whitaker
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7 months ago

Happy happy Gotcha day Buckley !!

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thedepressed manhimself
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7 months ago

Wau! She must have made a journee!

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AzKhaleesi
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7 months ago

Any of the gray ones will do.... lol

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Shelbs
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7 months ago

i just love that they saw the opportunity to use doggles and went for it

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Elina Kuusisto
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7 months ago

Happy Birthday, buddy!!!

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Timothy Wheeler
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7 months ago

congrats

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Elizabeth Schuyler
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7 months ago

Those squeeshes!

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Luna Lovegood
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7 months ago

F L O O F She looks like an alpaca!!!

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glowworm2
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7 months ago

That is adorable!

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R L
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7 months ago

That's flippen impressive- I am sure a human couldn't have done that.

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Elina Kuusisto
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7 months ago

*teef

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