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Animals Hugging Humans: 19 Adorable Animal-Human Embraces (PHOTOS)

Aug 28, 2012 | Updated Sep 14, 2012

So, hugs are clearly awesome. (Unless you're this little girl, but that's another story). They're the perfect antidote to most of life's suckiness: heartbreak, unemployment, the bully in the playground, etc.

Now, take a warm and wonderful hug and multiply it by the joy-inducing quotient of a big, happy Labrador. What do you get? THE WORLD'S BEST HUG, OBVS. Examples here, here and here.

We've pulled some of our favorite photos of animal-human embraces. Try not to say 'aww' when you look through the gallery below.

Animals Who Just Need A Hug

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