They say dogs are a man's best friend—and that's true, until baby comes on the scene and steals the heart of your loyal pet. From cuddle marathons to playing in the park, babies and their dogs are known to be inseparable. And here's the proof. Scroll down for heart-melting moments between infants and their furry friends.
And Baby Makes Five
Sometimes, pets are there before Day One, waiting to greet the new arrival.
Let Me See!
Trust us, they're going to want a piece of the baby action too.
Take a Whiff
Evidence that everyone loves that new baby smell.
Baby just inherited a full-time bodyguard.
Best. Snuggle. Buddy. Ever.
She didn't get the memo about helicopter parenting.
No need for back cushions when you've got a furry friend.
Dogs are always down for hanging out.
Four-legged friends sure make for a comfy pillow.
Hear Me Roar
"I feel your pain little dude."
A picnic in the park means smiles all around.
Back to Back
With a dog by your side, you're never alone.
Three is never a crowd.
So cute, we could just eat you up!
"No! You don't say! Well I won't tell if you don't."
Dogs give the best kisses—just ignore the slobber.
Updated February 2018
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