We’re all having a rough time right now. Between election stress, being stuck at home, and the holidays looming, we’ve got plenty of reason.

And, you can fight me on this, but you will lose – dogs are the absolute best way to make yourself feel better.

These 12 dogs are standing by for smile-making duty!

12. She just wants to be like her mama.

Attention is the best.


Prettiest ladybug in all of the land 🐞 #fyp #asmr #DoggyAnthem #FallAesthetic #EmilyinParis

♬ I See the Light (From “Tangled”) – Cover Kid

11. Aging happens to the best of us, Penny.

Enjoy your life.

10. What is that and where do I get one?

Is it a dog? Do I care?

First day home and already smiley in her bed
byu/sn3rge inaww

9. I’m a little jealous I didn’t think of it first.

That dog is just resigned to the inevitable.

How my brother trim his pupper nails.
byu/TeesterHOU inaww

8. The corgi gene is strong.

For good reason, obviously.

7. If this doesn’t make you smile…

Seriously, though, that dog wants to be snuggled closer.


Cmon man wake up #ThanksgivingVibes #RhymePOV #inverted #greenscreensticker #hockey #hockeyboys #foryou #fyp #foryoupage

♬ time fo scoo – braden

6. I could watch this all day.

His nose turns into a heart!


This is my happy face 🐶👅#TimeWarpScan #dogsoftiktok #pomsky #happyboy #fyp

♬ verified ppl r using this im crying buh bye – 🔥🔥

5. Give Dobby a sock!

And whatever else she wants today.

It’s my dog’s birthday today. Here she is dressed up as Dobby for Halloween.
byu/Rag3ina inaww

4. My heart, ya’ll.

It is not okay.

I finally get to do a “Reddit, this is…” post! Reddit, this is ThurGood-Boy Marshall
byu/bearable_bears inaww

3. I would like to visit this house.

I would not like to live there, though.

Stairway to Heaven
byu/EekGeek- inaww

2. I wonder if these people would adopt me.

I want to eat around the world, too.


From kill shelter to killing dinner 🍽 this good boy will never be hungry again #petthings #rescuedog #travel #LaptopCat

♬ original sound – RememberBackWhen

1. I will take my boops, sir.

With a smile.

I’m feeling ready to go snuggle a dog, so that’s a start!

What’s your go-to way to turn your day around and turn that frown upside down?

Share those key tips with us in the comments!