Pope gets photobombed hard by the world's smiliest dog

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LONDON — If you're having a frustrating morning, we strongly advise that you take a moment or two to look at these photos of the Pope meeting smiley dogs.

On Wednesday, outside the Vatican in St. Peter's Square, Pope Francis was greeted by a dog training group.

As he soon learned, it's almost impossible to take a serious photo when you're surrounded by happy dogs:

Fortunately, when it comes to dogs, the Pope is just as gleeful as the next man.

Here are some photos of the Pope meeting friendly dogs:

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Pope Francis poses for a picture next to a dog after his general audience in St Peter's square at the Vatican on October 5, 2016. / AFP / VINCENZO PINTO (Photo credit should read VINCENZO PINTO/AFP/Getty Images)
Pope Francis poses with members of an agility dog group during th general audience in Saint Peter's Square at the Vatican October 5, 2016. REUTERS/Max Rossi
Pope Francis poses with members of an agility dog group during the general audience in Saint Peter's Square at the Vatican October 5, 2016. REUTERS/Max Rossi
Pope Francis poses with a dog of the Barry Foundation of the Great St Bernard after his weekly general audience at St Peter's square on May 18, 2016 in Vatican. / AFP / Filippo MONTEFORTE (Photo credit should read FILIPPO MONTEFORTE/AFP/Getty Images)
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