Research now supports what I’ve known for years, that dogs are very much like having children. The unbelievers can poopoo the idea all they want, but us crazy dog people now have our baby-talking* backed up by SCIENCE!
For the official research article: http://www.plosone.org/article/info:doi/10.1371/journal.pone.0065296
For the dumbed-down, Readers Digest version: http://www.today.com/health/turns-out-our-dogs-kind-are-our-babies-study-6C10435423
*Oddly enough I don’t baby talk babies or children…Only furry, cuddly things.