As if man’s best friend isn’t enough, some canines transcend the animal kingdom’s conventions and classifications, breaking into a whole new tier of adorable. Here are 12 dogs that introduce a whole new kind of cute into our lives with their striking teddy bear-like qualities.
Meet Tonkey Bear!
Just look at this smiling face! Tonkey is a bear-coated sharpei who lives in Canada and effortlessly steals the hearts of all who encounter her.
Munchkin the Shih Tzu
A wolf in sheep’s clothing…or a Munchkin in teddy bear’s clothing? This cutie just secured an eternal piece of our hearts.
Hello, I Would Like a Hug
The cat got someone’s tongue? All you have to do is compare Exhibit A and Exhibit B here to find out who.
We’re not sure this little pup will make it very far in the Arctic, but a cute contest? He’s got it in the bag.
Look At All That Fluff!
The fluffiness of this dog’s coat touches Beyonce levels of glam. We just want to hug him forever and ever and ever and…
We can’t take this cuteness!
Even teddies gotta get their beauty sleep.
Perfect to Prop Against That Pillow
Complete with blue bow and all, this sparkly-eyed buddy is ready to get crazily cosy with you on the couch.
Caught in the Act…
…of being cute! Bordering on lion territory, this fluffy teddy doppelgänger is wondering why you aren’t already engaged in full on snuggle mode. Chop chop!
Snuggle Buddy for Hire
“Hold me closer tiny teddyyyyy!”
Do Not Disturb
Too busy being cute, come again later.
Travel plans? Next time you leave town, you can find a local dog sitter on Rover.com who offers dog boarding and can give your dog the extra attention and exercise they deserve while you’re gone!