They act tough and talk tough, but these fathers secretly love their fur kids. They may say they don’t like dogs and don’t want them around, but looking through these 21 sweet candid photos, it seems they’re simply not telling the truth. These dads may say the words, but their families aren’t buying their bluster at all.
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1. “My dad kept griping ‘I don’t want a dog!’ This is how I find them napping.”
2. “And my Dad said he didn’t want a dog…”
3. “‘I don’t want a dog he said’ then he said ‘I don’t want a second dog’ yeah dad ok.”
"i don't want a dog he said" then he said "i don't want a second dog" yeah dad ok pic.twitter.com/kbmAXbunRO
— haleigh (@haleighstier) November 10, 2015
4. “My dad didn’t even want the ‘damn dog’.”
5. “My dad didn’t want us to get a dog at first. I found this picture in his room.”
6. “Best buddies.”
7. “My dad said he didn’t want an ipad… or a dog.”
8. We see what you are doing there.
9. “My dad would never admit how much he loves our old dog. But after finding this picture on his phone, he doesn’t have to.”
10. “My dad has always been adamant about not having pets. I brought this little guy home expecting a sh*t storm…”
11. “My dad who ‘doesn’t want anything to do with the dog'”
12. “My dad makes a big deal about how much he hates dogs…but I always seem to catch him being adorable with his grandpups.”
13. “Dad wasn’t excited about us getting a dog…too bad puppy fell in love with him.”
14. “And dad said he didn’t want a dog…Wahaaay.”
And dad said he didn't want a dog.. Wahaaay pic.twitter.com/QxwIvwCAZ7
— Alex Hughes (@Alexx_Hughes) March 17, 2013
15. “And my dad said he didn’t like the dog….”
And my dad said he didn't like the dog.. pic.twitter.com/Ml2CUOBlvQ
— Ruben de Baat (@rubendebaaat) February 12, 2014
16. “Dad always complains that he doesn’t like dogs….”
Dad always complains that he doesn't like dogs… pic.twitter.com/GiYKDjzD
— JakeZack&Andy (@JakeZackAndy) September 22, 2012
17. “‘If you get it, it’s your dog. I don’t want a damn ankle biter.’ Ok dad.”
"If you get it, it's your dog. I don't want a damn ankle biter."
Ok dad. pic.twitter.com/6ggH6um1lp
— Adriana Burkhart (@BurkhartAdriana) July 17, 2015
18. “My dad didn’t want the dog in the house…now they are BFFs.”
My dad didn't want the dog in the house.. now they are BFFs pic.twitter.com/7HOVXyvcNw
— Abbey Anderson (@abbey_a14) January 19, 2017
19. My dad insists he’s not a dog person.
20. “My dad was originally opposed to us getting a dog…I think he changed his mind.”
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