Shelter Puppy Flashes Iconic Toothy Grin Whenever Anyone Sweet-Talks Him

Burreaux, a black Labrador Retriever mix, was found by animal control with two of his siblings when they were just eight weeks old.

They were brought to the Humane Society of Northwest Louisiana, where Burreaux, who was the runt of the litter, began treatment for parvovirus.

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Thankfully, the little pup proved to be a fighter and he made a full recovery from parvo. He quickly grew into a active, playful pup who loved everyone he met.

And staff at the humane society loved him, too. They noticed that whenever they talked to him, he donned a very toothy grin.

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“It’s whenever you’re talking real sweet to him, he gets this smile like he wants something,” volunteer Sarrah Walton told The Dodo. “It’s like he’s telling you, ‘Come pet me, come love me.’”

They couldn’t get enough of his smile and posted it on their Facebook page. The videos and pictures quickly went viral, and Burreaux and his toothy grin soon became an Internet sensation.

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It didn’t take long for the smiley pup to find a loving forever home! Burreaux, renamed Pappy, is loving life with his new mom, Hollie King, and enjoys cuddling and traveling.

Watch the video of Burreaux’s cheese smile below:

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Burreaux begging for attention 😬❤Oh and this smiler still needs a homeMore information and an adoption application on

Posted by Humane Society of Northwest Louisiana on Saturday, February 22, 2020

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