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    The Internet Is Going Wild For This Adorable Therapy Dog With No Eyes

    Smiley the golden retriever is your new favourite internet celebrity.

    Here's Smiley, a 10-year-old golden retriever, with one of his many friends.

    The K9 Way / Caters News

    Smiley was born without any eyes.

    The K9 Way / Caters News
    The K9 Way / Caters

    CBS reported that he was born with dwarfism and forced to spend his earlier years in a puppy mill before having his eyelids sewn shut.

    He was then discovered by Joanne George, who runs Training the K9 Way, a dog training service in Stouffville, Canada, Caters News reported.

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    Having saved him from a life of neglect, she trained him to be a certified therapy dog.

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    And now she takes him to visit the old and young: particularly those who have mental and physical disabilities. Over the course of his life he's helped hundreds of people.

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    CBS reported on one particularly memorable visit to a nursing home.

    The K9 Way / Caters News

    According to George, one man, called Teddy, was unable to speak, but it didn't stop Smiley from trying to communicate with him. She told the broadcaster: "One day, Smiley put his feet up in front of [Teddy] and he started smiling and making noise. All of the nurses rushed into the room and said they've never seen him smile — never seen any kind of reaction." She said that Teddy is now the first person he sees whenever he visits the home.

    And Smiley was even a ring-bearer at George's wedding.

    The K9 Way / Caters News
    The K9 Way / Caters

    What a dog he is. WHAT a dog.

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