Not only is the Beagle a loyal companion and an excellent hunting dog, it is also happy-go-lucky, funny, and—thanks to its pleading expression—cute. Don't believe us? Here are some pictures that will prove just how cute, adorable and snuggly beagles are.

1. Did someone just say meat?

2. Catch me if you can!

3. The weekends are for playing.

4. Kiss of love.

5. Hooman! Pass me the glass of milk, will you?

6. Just working on my tan.

7. Can we have some alone time please?

8. Welcome to my beagle paw-ty.

9. Today I don't feel like doing anything...

10. Looking at you, looking at me.

11. I am looking gorgeous and I know it!

12. Nothing like a Sunday afternoon snooze, right?

13. Just trying to eat my greens.

14. Follow me! I am your tour guide for today.

15. Yeah, even I have tantrums.

16. Peek-a-boo!

17. I am just helping momma with some laundry.

18. My favourite time pass...

19. All dressed up for my bark-day (read birthday).

20. Just doing some yoga to stay fit.

Bow-wow!