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18 Dog Hugs That Will Warm Your Heart

Dogs are the best. Hugs are also the best. Put them together and what do you get? A double dose of the warm fuzzies. As these cuddly canines prove, there’s nothing like dog hugs to warm your heart.

According to the latest research, Goldendoodle hugs are a cure for … everything.

Introducing the Sheltie scarf. Now available in a stylish tri-color motif for all your snow snuggle needs.

We should all be so lucky to receive a sleepy bullie hug.

“Just like this,” says big brother Yeti. “This is how you take over the internet and get all the treats.”

Puppy hugs

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Check your pulse if your heart didn’t just melt.

Ever proper, Cairn Terriers add a cheek kiss to their hello hugs. Trés chic!

When you haven’t seen your bestie in ages and you don’t care if the whole park is watching.

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Not sure if you’re ready for the full-on dog hug? Test the waters with a nose nuzzle—everyone likes a nose nuzzle.

Newly adopted Muffin couldn’t believe his luck—a sunny car ride and a new best friend.

Try as she might, even Olive can’t resist trying out the highly coveted Pug Hug. We know you’re smiling on the inside, big girl.

Because every couch nap needs a little spoon.

Even mid-hug, Frenchies can’t help but throw a little side-eye.

Three in the bed and the little one said, “Roll over. Or actually, roll closer. Ah, yes, right there.”

When your hug turns into a nap, you know you’re doing it right.

In case you can’t tell, Jet’s what we call “a hugger.”  Way to smize, big guy!

Cleo and Jack are working on their “cutest couple” pose for the yearbook.

Is your sister hogging the sunny spot on the floor? No worries—just pile on for a snuggle sesh.

And just like that, everything was OK.


Monica Weymouth is a writer, editor and certified Weird Animal Lady. She lives in Philadelphia with her two rescued Shih Tzus.

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