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The hottest trend in Santa photos this Christmas: canines

Taking your kids to sit on Santa’s lap is a timeworn tradition. This is Toronto, though, home of pugs and bugs, and poodles and doodles galore. It was only a matter of time until the two worlds merged. And, unless the big guy has allergies, the four-legged friends are probably a nice break from having to pacify screaming babies or make empty promises to sticky-fingered tots—because these good boys and girls can’t actually ask for anything.

Niko is clearly in it for whatever treat is being dangled close to the camera:

 

Bailey the Boston terrier wore his finest letterman jacket for the occasion:

 

When your name is Mr. Beefy, you don’t do laps:

 

It’s hard to tell where Olaf the Samoyed ends and Santa begins:

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Something this Shar-Pei mix might want for Christmas: an iron

 

Keep it together, Edie:

 

Everything about this picture is vaguely menacing:

 

Meet the Doublemint Dogs:

 

What Axel the mastiff wants for Christmas: his dignity back

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You can bet this one was turned into a Christmas card:

 

Loki just hopes his police dog friends don’t catch word of this:

 

Aspen’s on point:

 

...while Sadie seems skeptical:

 

Pom Pom the Pomeranian, on the other hand, was born for this:

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Santa is about one second away from losing his nose-like-a-cherry:

 

Things this cat might want for Christmas: a sweater with sleeves

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