This Grinning Golden Isn’t Aggressive, She’s Just Happy To See You!

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A dog showing her teeth – isn’t that a sign of aggression or fear? Not always, and certainly not for Gracie!

Source: YouTube/TheMakerManWorkshop

Source: YouTube/TheMakerManWorkshop

This grinning golden was rescued when she was one year old from the Golden Retriever Club of Greater Los Angeles Rescue.

Source: YouTube/TheMakerManWorkshop

Source: YouTube/TheMakerManWorkshop

Gracie’s smile is generally known as a “submissive smile,” which just means she really, really, really wants you to love her. In some dogs, it becomes a habitual greeting – especially if reinforced with lots of petting and treats!)

Watch her smile in the video below!


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Alli B. was born and raised in the Great Lakes State. She is a proud dog mom to an adorable mutt named Rue, a three-legged pup named Tripp, and a crazy cat mom to two feisty felines, Louie and Pikachu. She spends her days exploring all that Michigan has to offer with her husband and their fur-babies.