If you’re a dog owner, do you remember what life was like before your furry friend arrived? Maybe you didn’t have to guard your dinner, and perhaps you had a pristine car. Then again, you didn’t have happy tail wags and slobbering kisses when you arrived home.

Illustrator John Huang, who clearly adores his Golden Retriever, Maimai, showcases the differences between life before and after he got her in the adorable series of comics he shared with us below.

Before: You ate dinner in peace.
After: Everyone else wants a bite (or two).

Before: Your charger charged your phone.
After: Your charger gets mistaken for a chew toy.

Before: Your camera roll was filled with pictures of yummy food.
After: It's all about the dog.

Before: Your mom and dad weren't into pets.
After: They like your pets better than they like you.

Before: Your car was spotless.
After: It includes dirt, hair and happiness.

Before: Toys were for show.
After: They're for playing with!

Before: You spent your money on yourself.
After: You have someone much cuter to spoil.

Before: You relaxed in front of the TV.
After: You get some exercise while walking your best friend.

Before: Your place was quiet and clean.
After: Your place is messy... but it's also full of love.
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