One of the best things about a dog is the unconditional love in its heart. There are literally no strings attached and it’s one of the best feelings in the world.

But for many dog parents, it’s not a one-way kind of love—the feeling is definitely mutual. Instead of trying to explain why or how though, let’s just show some photos:

1. What Kibble Breath?

😍 #unconditionallove #bostonterrier #bostonterrierpuppy #brutus @brutusthebt

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2. This Is The Rule, Not The Exception

 

3. That Look Makes It All Worth It

 

4. That Just Happened

 

5. A Well-Placed Paw Can Fix Anything

This dog be on my last nerve. Lucky he's cute

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See? Unconditional love is definitely not a one-way street. Have a happy National Dog Day and hug your dog an extra time or two for us today!