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In my life I have only found one other human that I can say this about. She has been my Wife for 43+ years. Yet, I have had nine dogs in my life (one my K-9 Partner) who fit this description to a "T". You figure it out, I just don't care since I am happy. One Wife = Nine Dogs sounds like a great radio to me.
It cam to me that every time I lose a dog they take a piece of my heart with them, and every new dog who comes into my life gifts me with a piece of their heart. If I live long enough all the components of my heart will be dog, and I will become as generous and loving as they are.