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The Cutest Smiling Animals of all Time

January 23, 2019

What is it about cuddly kittens and droopy-eyed dogs that melt our heart and widen our smiles? Believe it or not, researchers have studied the science of cuteness. Viewing pictures of cute animals causes your brain to release dopamine—the “feel-good chemical.”

Desperate for dopamine? These 6 animals will cause Ooh-ing, aww-ing, squealing and (lots of) smiling. We can’t get enough of…

THIS WIDE-EYED WALLABY.

smiling wallaby
Instagram: @capemaycountyzoo

THIS ENTREPRENEURIAL PUP LOVING LIFE.

smiling dog behind counter
Instagram: @woofgangbakery

THIS TOOTHY AMPHIBIAN.

smiling baby crocodile
Instagram: @rizzoswildlifeworld

THIS SMILEY GUY WHO LOVES THE TURTLE BACK ZOO.

smiling goat
Instagram: @officialturtlebackzoo

THIS DOG WHO WOULD HAPPILY WAIT ALL DAY FOR YOU TO GET HOME.

smiling dog
Instagram: @thewheatieboy

Want your smiling animal photo on the blog? Tag us in your photo on Instagram, @DeltaDentalNJ