Dog Breed Info Center(R) DBIC

Smiling Dogs!

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Top down view of a large-breed, brown and white mixed breed dog that is sitting on a carpeted floor, it is looking up, its mouth is open and it looks like it is smiling.

Do dogs really smile? Dog show happiness with body language. A dog with a relaxed parted mouth is usually an indication of a happy dog. And they sure do make we humans smile! Look at these faces!

Close up - A black with brown and white Shepherd/Shar-Pei mix dog is standing on a surface, it is looking forward, its mouth is open and it looks like it is smiling. It has small v-shaped ears and brown eyes.

This is Fearless smiling for the camera. She is a 1-year-old Shepherd / Shar-Pei mix. She was about 6 months old when the picture was taken. She was rescued from the Hawaiian Humane Society.

Close up head shot - The right side of a black and white dogs face, it is looking to the right, its mouth is open and it looks like it is smiling.

Smiling Jade!

A happy-looking, black and white dog is standing on a dirt surface in the woods looking forward.

She is 2/3 Blue Heeler (Australian Cattle Dog) and 1/3 Australian Shepherd (Texas Heeler).