First, ask yourself this: Are you really walking your dog or is your dog walking you?
I mean, why can't I ever win at tug-o-war?
Or go into the backyard?
He's so self-sufficient.
Yet in spite of all the Jedi mind-tricking,
That dog is still the boss.
He's with you through the good times, and helps you make it through the ruff times.
After all, he's part of your fur-ever family.