Surviving the streets of Brooklyn New York City is no easy feat for a human, let alone a dog. Such was the case for Brinks, until he met a special human named Jon, who happened to be out walking his own dog Demo one day when his life would change forever. Brinks, an outgoing pup, went over to the two of them to say hi, and all three hit it off instantly.
Jon took Brinks home with him, and went out aggressively searching for his owners, posting missing dog flyers, canvassing his neighborhood. After he was unable to successfully locate Brinks owners, he adopted him into his home, at 11 months of age. Today, Brinks is a remarkable 13 years old and still as happy as the day they found each other.
“The most amazing thing is how Brinks grins like a human frequently in response to situations he enjoys, especially in the house. He smiles for treats, he smiles when you greet him in the morning and when he’s sleeping. He grins when he rides in the car, when he lies in the sun (or in front of the fire) and whenever he generally seems happy.”
To see more of Brinks and his adorable smile, you can follow him and Jon on Instagram.