Instead of chasing their ball and chatting to their buddies about the weekend, a rescue dog is probably lying on its back staring at the sky.
They’re having as much fun, if not more fun, as all the other dogs but – and this is critical; They will always do things their own way.
They have unexplainable quirks, like an intense dislike of anyone in hats, or the fridge door opening, or having to get their left foot wet in the rain.
And they shan’t stand for any of it.
Watch: Harry the rescue dog does a fashion show with all his new costumes. Post continues.
But it is these little idiosyncrasies that make them so ridiculously loveable. Here are five things you know to be true if you own a rescue dog:
1. The backstory.
I’m yet to meet a rescue dog owner who hasn’t developed a complex and outlandish backstory for what happened to their dog before they were rescued.
Usually, they are based on zero fact and all speculation, mostly developed from the faraway look in their dog’s eyes.