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16 reasons why dogs should be held like babies

The right way. The only way.

WE DON’T KNOW about you but we reckon dogs are pretty great.

And if like us, you really respect our canine brethren you’ll know that the best way to hold them is like babies.

It gives them the respect and attention they so badly need.

We’ve rounded up some of the best dogs being held like babies moments on the internet to prove our point.

1. The dog being held by a posh person

This dog is being held by professional posh person Tara Palmer-Tomkinson like a posh baby living in a posh house.


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2. The dog being held like a large baby in a restaurant

Possibly reading the specials menu:

via Daily Picks and Flicks

3. The dog being held like a baby by Zayn from One Direction

4. The dog that may be too large to properly hold like a baby

Even if a dog seems to big to be held like a baby they are not.

Got it?

via Dog Talk 101

5. Using your holding a dog like a baby skills to improve a selfie

The kids will do anything for a good selfie these days

6.  The mother holding a dog like a baby

The kids might too old for a hug but never the dog

7. Holding dogs like babies beside a racecar

All the rage

Michael Conroy/AP/Press Association Images

8. Taking your dog held like a baby on a sleigh ride

Anthony Devlin/PA Archive/Press Association Images

9. Holding your dog like a baby in a really awkward way

Get it together Cheryl Cole.

Get it together.

PA Wire/PA Archive/Press Association Images

10. Letting your dog rest its head on top of yours like a giant baby

This guy must have incredible upper body strength

Fairkid / Tumblr

11. The dog who is clearly very relaxed by being held by Dennis Quaid

This dog is just happy to be here by the looks of things

via Crap We Like

12. The dog who may be harassing its owner

We feel like this dog might be just invading the owners personal space a tad

13. Holding your dog like a baby in some flattering light

There’s no point in doing all that solid dog holding and not have one of your mates photograph the act in some nice lighting

14. Making another dog jealous

This video shows one dog being held like a baby and another dog looking a bit jealous that they aren’t being held.

We’ve all been there.

John Steele / YouTube

15. Holding your dog like a baby watching cyclists

Dogs love sports too you know

Christophe Ena/AP/Press Association Images

16. Holding a dog that’s afraid of needles

Go forth and hold your dogs like babies!

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