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"I was told there would be ice cream."
"This doesn’t taste as good as I thought it would."
"Is this wind machine making me look good?"
Dalmatian licking a treat off a stick.
Osterland /
Golden Retriever looking behind itself smiling with its tongue hanging out.
Vichakorn /
"Who needs a dog model? I'm available for bookings."
"This is my silly selfie face."
"The vibrant flooring matches my vibrant personality!"
"It's true, I frequently get mistaken for a stuffed animal."
"They're bound to give me the 'Cutest Dog Award.'"
Girl with labrador puppy
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"Who needs a napkin when you’ve got this?"

In honor of Stick Your Tongue Out Day on July 19, we’re gushing over our favorite tongue sticker-outers: dogs. That little bit of pink has a way of making us melt.

What’s not as cute? The stuff going on inside our dog’s mouth. According to previous studies, canines have more than 600 different types of bacteria in their mouths. However, that fact does little to dissuade most dog owners from happily receiving slobbery pup kisses on a daily basis!

Scroll through the gallery above to see some unbelievably adorable “tongue out” pics, and follow the AKC on InstagramFacebook, and Twitter for your daily dog fix.
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Canine Good Citizen (CGC)

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