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Texas rescue dog's smile threatens to break the internet

Finally an answer to the question: Who's a good boy?

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – If smiling is contagious, then this darling dog at a Texas shelter needs to be quarantined.

Photos of the dog with the infectious grin, who goes by Cheech by the way, have gone viral since they were uploaded to Facebook last week.

The pictures were posted Friday by the City of Waller Animal Shelter and Rescue organization, which aims to open up a first-of-its-kind facility outside Houston next month.

The group never could have guessed Cheech would be this popular -- the post has already been shared over 5,500 times.

Since the post went up, the group has been flooded with messages from those looking to adopt the internet celebrity. But, they noted, there are other pups in need of homes, too!

First responders and residents founded the shelter in the hopes of providing an alternative to the city pound, which euthanizes dogs after 72 hours.


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