Dog lovers, it’s time to stand on our two legs and admit it: we wish we could be more like our four-legged friends, and not just because it would mean regular free meals and built-in poop patrol. Dogs have mastered that whole living life to its fullest thing. Check out these 11 dogs whose enthusiasm, comfort level, and care-free antics will make you say, “I wish I were a dog.”
When you make an embarrassing mistake
Ah, to be a dog: you can fall flat on your face, roll over, and bounce right back up again.
When disaster strikes
Trust a dog to make the best out of a bad situation. Town ravaged by flooding? Nah. Water park!
When life starts to feel a little too predictable
Routines can wear a person down, but dogs like this playful pal find joy in repetition.
When it’s time to hit the gym
I wish I could get this excited about working out.
When your morning commute is getting you down
Imagine how much fun the long drive to work would be if you could experience it like a dog!
When there’s an itch you just can’t scratch
This adorable French bulldog is living the dream of being able to roll over and scratch with impunity.
When insomnia strikes
Dogs have the baffling, envious ability to fall asleep anywhere. Would that I could be so comfortable.
When it’s time to take out the trash
Trust a dog to find pure, unbridled joy in the bottom of an old, beat-up bucket.
When a hanger attack hits
Lick like there’s nobody watching / Eat like you’ll never be hurt.
When the sun is out, the sky is blue, and the world is your trampoline
This dog embodies everything we wish we could be: joyful, bouncy, and endlessly energetic.
Next time you start to feel like you’re missing out on something, just turn to your four-legged friend for inspiration on how to get the most out of life.