The sound of running water makes you jump up and yell, "OUTSIDE!"

You tell your dog to sit, and he backs up until he finds a chair.

It takes 3 people to get your dog on the scale at the vets.

You walk your dog and everyone knows him by name, but you have no idea who these people are.

You own a dog capable of pulling someone from a port-a-potty.

You carry a tape measure with you when shopping for a new vehicle.

You are hiking with a friend who later suggests that you ought to have an environmental impact statement done on your dog.

You have given up on water dishes and you just use the bathtub.

You have to move over when brushing your teeth because your dog wants a drink.

You show a picture of your dogs and kids together, and the first person you point out is your dog.

You've learned to force a smile when asked "do you have a saddle for that thing?"

Your veterinarian has been able to put in a swimming pool, build a large home, buy jet skis and a vacation home in Florida.

You're holding him straddled between your legs when the doorbell rings and you find yourself quickly transported straight to the front door.