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This Maltese Pup With A Cleft Palate Has The Most Unique Smile You’ve Ever Seen

Written by: Dr. Katy Nelson

April 12, 2016

This is Jamie:

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Jamie is a 3-year-old American Maltese with a cleft palette, ulcerated vulva, and lots of love. She was saved by American Maltese Association Rescue in May 2015 on her last day at a kill shelter. While Jamie does have to wear a belly band because of regular urine leakage, her cleft palette is just a cosmetic issue (and she’s still freakin’ adorable).

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In fact, Jamie can eat, drink, and kiss just like any other pup, and she’s one of the sweetest, happiest, most energetic pooches you’ll ever meet.

Here’s proof:

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She loves to go out on walks and spend time in the sunshine.

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And when she’s not running around, she’s probably playing with her best bud, Lamb Chop.

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Yep, BFFs, those two. They kind of look alike, don’t they?

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Usually, Jamie rocks her fluff and enjoys trying out new costumes and accessories, too.

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But sometimes this lamb-y dog gets shorn and rocks a sleeker look. Ooh là là!

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But it’s pretty tiring being this precious all the time.

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So Jamie’s a big fan of resting up. Nap, princess, nap!

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Be sure to follow Jamie on Instagram and consider donating to American Maltese Association Rescue to help other special needs Maltese pups like her.

Featured image via @beautiful.champion/Instagram

Written by: Dr. Katy Nelson

April 12, 2016