Valentine’s Day is coming up. For all those single ladies out there it can be a pretty tough holiday, especially if her friends have significant others. Don’t let Valentine’s Day get you single ladies, because there is someone out there who quite possibly makes a better Valentine than any man you could ever find. A dog. Don’t believe me? Check out the list below and see if you agree.

A dog will always kiss you, no matter how bad your morning breath is.

A dog doesn’t mind sleeping next to you in bed, even if the sheet haven’t been changed for a month.

A dog will always comfort you when you’re sad.

A dog loves to do whatever you want to do. They love long walks on the beach and don’t enjoy sports bars.

A dog will never judge you for eating an entire tub of ice cream. In fact, they will lick the tub clean when you’re done with it.

A dog always wants to help with the dishes.

A dog doesn’t care if you don’t shower or shave every day.

A dog is always happy to see you when you get home and never asks when dinner is going to be ready.

A dog will eat your cooking, even if it’s not edible for human consumption.

A dog doesn’t care how much money you make or where you live.

Joy Larson is a mother of four boys, graduate of the University of Montana, animal lover and writer.