Dogs are especially important for the elderly who think of them as "cherished family members rather than as animals with benefits," an August 2019 study said.
"This dog needs Jesus Christ and holy water," said one Reddit user.
One internet user described the 11-year-old rescue dog as "perfection personified."
"How precious is this! The simple things in life," said one user.
A joke about their brother-in-law's "nice shiny coat" remains a major point of contention.
One viewer on TikTok described Blue as "the cutest dog I have ever seen."
"I bet he learned treat pretty quickly," joked one TikTok user.
"MY HEART IS EXPLODING. The goodest boy," said one TikTok user.
Beowulf's jawline was shattered and fractured up to his eye socket.
A hilarious video of a German short-haired pointer being sassy has delighted TikTok users with one commenting, "Just take it! along with my dignity and pride."
"The bone was shattered, so an amputation is all that could be done," said the team at Stray Rescue of St. Louis, Missouri.
Ruby, a Staffordshire cross, was found running along a highway in England and was first reported missing in 2013.
One TikToker wrote: "To everyone saying pit bulls are aggressive, does this look aggressive to you?" Another commented: "Awwww sweet baby all tucked in."
"Never ever is it ENOUGH time with our FurBabies!!" one commenter said.
The mailman is not only beloved by cats, but TikTok users too, with many asking if "he's single."
"Those Hills bags ARE very realistic tho," one user wrote, while another posted, "my dog barked at the face on a hair dye box in the trash."
The owners of a senior dog have claimed that getting her a puppy companion elongated her life.
Many people believe that cats and dogs are mortal enemies, but social media has proven that wrong time and time again.
"I don't think you should be a labor and delivery nurse with that gag, but you still killed it!" one TikTok user commented.
More than 6,000 people have liked the hilarious photo shoot, with one user writing: "Take DogZilla seriously, he's on set."
"I think it's safe to say cats understand human speech," feline behaviorist and author Anita Kelsey told Newsweek.
"Is this our puppy?" the boy asked his mom. "From the pet store?"
"The pup is so unphased while his owner needs a new set of hiking pants," one user commented about the encounter.
Aimee Shaw told Newsweek staff at her animal shelter "weren't sure if Morena would be able to see again."
The heartwarming video was watched more than 8 million times on TikTok.
Shadow's owners said their dog's reaction in the video was her way of telling them "it's time."
"The dogs are like why are you laughing though," said one TikTok user.
Over 2 million people have watched the video of the "smart dog," and one user wrote: "He just earned a masters degree in problem-solving in my book."
"My older dog will be trying to figure out how to lock the puppy into the crate," said one user.
One of the dog owners shared the clip to highlight the "reality" of having two puppies of a similar age.