Dog With Human Face Becomes Famous Overnight & You Could Adopt Him (VIDEO)

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dog with human faceHave you ever wanted to adopt a dog ... that kind of looks like you? Well, guess what, you're in luck! Tonik, a poodle/shih tzu mix, may be the old-man-looking pup you've always wanted. There's just something about that dog's expression that's so human-like. It's adorable yet kinda creepy all at the same time. Doesn't that go for most humans nowadays anyway?

Little Tonik's photos have been making the rounds as, if you haven't guessed by now, "the dog with the human face." And his story is a sad one, so if you live in Indiana or are willing to travel there to give him a nice home (and you don't have kids), you could help turn that teeny little man-frown upside-down.

Poor Tonik found his way to the Homeward Bound Animal Welfare Group from a kill shelter in Kentucky. You can check out all the details on his ad on Petfinder. Seems like he gets along well with other dogs, but small kids might make him nervous. He is only 2 years old, and all you need is $250 to adopt this little guy who looks like he's taking on his tiny shoulders all the sadness in the universe.

Granted, most fluffy dogs kind of look like mustached old men at the right angle, but there's just something so expressive and such a depth in Tonik's eyes. And that downcast frown makes you think he has seen a lot in this world he'd wish to un-see. The thought of Tonik facing a kill shelter would probably tug at anyone's heartstrings. You'd hope any pup, regardless if he looks like your perpetually depressed uncle, would never have to experience something like that. And whoever took these photos (well, it's actually Renny Mills, a professional pet photographer) deserves props for giving this interesting-looking dog the best chance he'll probably ever get at finding a loving home.

Here's more about Tonik:

Do you think this dog looks human? Would you adopt him?

 

Image via Renny Mills

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twili... twilightsbella

Kinda creepy indeed. I showed my 4yr old he looked scared of it lol

abra819 abra819

Aw adorable! Twilight...he looked scared? Weird.

craft... craftycatVT

I hope he finds a good home. I actually remember seeing him online this past spring when I was looking for a poodle/shih-tzu mix, but had to pass him by as he doesn't like kids and I have an 8 yr old.

nonmember avatar tulip

Wow, that totally freaks me out :/ but I hope he gets a loving home quickly!

nonmember avatar jennie

That thing looks like a lab experiment that excaped.or something from greek mythology

nonmember avatar jennie

That thing looks like a lab experiment that excaped.or something from greek mythology

nonmember avatar Katie

Oh my goodness, he is not creepy at all! I have always been partial to dogs with soulful eyes... My last dog got complements all the time. A German co worker said "I love this dog so much! There is something about him... he is like a person." I imagine this is far from my home and that he is already adopted, but I would adopt him!

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