Once you add a new member to your family, your life inevitably changes. Whether it’s a dog or a baby, you gain responsibilities, and another living creature depends on you for basic necessities.
An artist who simply goes by John has created a series of illustrations comparing life before and after getting a dog, and they are SPOT. ON. Based on his life with his own dog, Maimai, John nails the drastic, but wonderful changes that come with caring for a dog — everything from a home’s cleanliness to spending habits. As pet owners, we can all seriously relate to these drawings.
Here are seven things that will change once you get a canine companion:
1. The Food You Spend Your Last Dollars On
Their need to eat right trumps your craving for fast food fries, every time.
2. The Photos On Your Phone
Instead of selfies and fancy restaurant dishes, your dog’s happy face will occupy all of your phone’s photo memory.
3. What Greets You The Moment You Open The Front Door
Darkness and an empty room OR a wagging tail and a complete mess? What would you choose? Probably the latter.
4. The Overall Mood Of Your Family Members
It’s kind of hard to stay glum with a furry face rubbing against your leg.
5. The Way You Spend Your Free Time
Your dog’s unwavering desire to play outside will trump your inclination to stay inside on your couch all day.
6. The Way You Arrange Your Decor
If it’s within their reach, you know it’ll end up on the floor… and in pieces.
7. The Quality Of Your Tech Cords
It’s all part of their plan to get you to pay more attention to them.