Drugged-Up Dog's Blissful Post-Surgery Smile Melts All Our Hearts


This adorable dog in Australia couldn’t stop smiling after undergoing surgery.

Dosed up on drugs, Oscar the golden retriever grinned all the way home during the car ride back. His Adelaide-based owner, Sarah Mack, shared a snap of her beloved 11-year-old pooch on Twitter Monday.

He always had a tendency to smile, so that plus the sedatives ends up with this photo,” Mack told BuzzFeed.

In later tweets, she revealed veterinarians had removed seven fatty tumors from Oscar. He’s now making a steady recovery, with the help of his feline friend, Chomper:

As the amusing image of Oscar swept around the web, other dog owners showed solidarity by sharing pictures of their own pooches following surgery:

Oscar also attracted similarly paw-some attention on Reddit, where some users hilariously imagined what he was thinking:

Mack’s dog, meanwhile, appears to be enjoying the trappings that go with his new-found fame:

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