The internet is pretty much obsessed with dogs - and with good reason. Canine cuties seem to be amongst the purest aspects of modern life. But that makes it all the more tragic when one is treated as anything less than the angel they are.
But there's one stray dog who has been stealing the spotlight this week, thanks in no small part to her glorious smile.
Keep scrolling to take a look.
Is there anything better than a dog?
They are truly man's best pals.
Once you become a dog-parent, there's no going back...
In an age where the internet is so divided, there's one thing we can all agree on...
Sadly, so many pooches are lost, abandoned or dumped - being left to fend for themselves.
Many animal shelters are simply overflowing...
via: Getty ImagesAnd, according to statistics from the Humane Society, 6 to 8 million cats and dogs enter shelters here in the U.S. each year.
But these animal shelters aren't always the safest places for these animals.
via: Getty ImagesMillions of these animals are euthanized every year due to the lack of space and people interested in adopting.
It's a devastating reality of animal homelessness.
via: Getty ImagesAnd statistics show that, out of the 3 million cats and dogs euthanized in shelters every year, around 2.4 million are actually healthy, and would have been fit for adoption with a new owner.
There's a stereotype that Staffies are dangerous and aggressive.
And that couldn't be more the case for this adorable stray staffie.
via: All Dogs MatterSybil, who was previously called Lily, was taken to a shelter in north London last week.
Within days of arriving at the shelter...
via: All Dogs MatterSybil found her forever home - thanks in no small part to her glorious smile. Keep scrolling to see for yourself...
Her smile really struck a chord with people...And the shelter was inundated with messages expressing their love for the pooch.
And she soon found a new home with eighteen-year-old Frankie Murphy.
via: All Dogs Matter"We saw her lovely little smile and couldn’t resist," he said. "Even though we knew she had a lot of interest from the Twitter post, we got in contact with the charity in hopes that she was still available. "When we went to visit her, we fell in love with her straight away."