And the world understandably went nuts. Truly, a dog that’s a sucker for a souvenir may be the cutest thing imaginable. But that’s not exactly what’s going on.
The dog photographed is Yahoo, a service dog in training. Posing for a caricaturist helps Yahoo work on being patient and staying focused in light of bustling distractions like Disneyland. Eventually, Yahoo will be paired, free of charge, with a person with disabilities through Canine Companions for Independence. Now there’s a Beast with a Beauty-ful heart.