Our dads often have the final say when discussing a big family decision, and this includes when we bring up the idea of “bringing home a pet.” In some instances, dads oppose the idea of having pets because either it’s a big responsibility for the rest of the family or they just don’t want an animal in the house.

However, there are plenty of times where we see these same dads following head-over-heels for their new furry family member. Here are 50 dads who ended up becoming inseparable from their furry best friends.