15 Incredible Photos That Prove Dogs Are Better Than Most People

Dogs are called man’s best friend for a reason. If only everyone could be as generous, loving, and loyal as these dogs.

 

Lily and Madison

dogsbf01Lily, a completely blind Great Dane, was living a lonely and sad life until she met Madison. Madison was her seeing-eye partner, always staying close to her side and watching out for her at all times.

Bella and Bubbles

dogsbf02Size doesn’t matter when it comes to being best friends. Bubbles the elephant, who lives at Myrtle Beach Safari, was getting a new pool when the contractor building it decided to abandon Bella as a puppy. Bubbles took her in and the two have been inseparable ever since.

Ramen Noodle

dogsbf03This puppy doesn’t let the fact that he has no front legs slow him down at all. His owner says he still loves to play and chase after balls, like he doesn’t even realize he’s different.

This dog and her baby

dogsbf04After this chimpanzee’s mother died at the zoo, a zookeeper brought the baby home. His dog, who had recently had puppies, took the chimp in and raised it like her own.

Bonedigger and Milo

dogsbf05Bonedigger, a lion who suffered from a disease that left him partially disabled, quickly bonded with a wiener dog named Milo. The two have become inseparable, proving that species doesn’t matter when it comes to friendship.

Leao

dogsbf06After her owner died during the landslides in Rio de Janeiro in 2011, Leao sat by the grave for two consecutive days.

Kasi and Mtani

dogsbf07A dog and a cheetah, who were raised together as babies, are still the best of friends living at Busch Gardens. Zoo employees say the two run together, play together, think of each other as siblings, and will very likely be bonded for life.

This caring dog

dogsbf08Who adopted two orphan baby bunnies.

Lucas and Juno

dogsbf09When 4-year-old Lucas was diagnosed with a terminal disease, his parents considered getting him a service dog. But they were told he wasn’t a good candidate for one, and service dogs typically cost around $15,000. So instead Lucas’s father adopted Juno just days before she was supposed to be euthanized. The two not only were instant best friends, but Juno also had the ability to detect when the boy was about to have seizures or when his oxygen levels were too low.

This canine Romeo and Juliet pair

dogsbf10Nothing can keep them apart. Not color, breed, or even a fence.

These best friends

dogsbf11Proof that dogs don’t care if you’re rich or poor, they’ll love you just the same.

Hernan and Himalaya

dogsbf12Hernan is a toddler with Down syndrome who normally shies away from physical contact. But after Himalaya approached and nuzzled against him for a couple minutes, the boy opened up and gave her a heartwarming hug.

This faithful friend

dogsbf13Always staying by their friends’ sides.

This mother dog

dogsbf14Who rescued all of her puppies from a burning building and brought them to safety inside the firetruck.

This heroic dog

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