The world can be a stressful place unless, of course, you're a dog who's getting his head brushed. If that's the case, literally everything is okay and there's not a thing in the world that could make you feel uncomfortable. Twitter user Ian Laking shared footage of a golden retriever having its head gently brushed and it may just be cute enough to calm viewers down vicariously.
found the most soothing footage on the internet today 😴 https://t.co/CoLlqrwnc9— Ian Laking (@Ian Laking)1541015603.0
The video, which was first discovered on Reddit, has been passed around all over the internet, bringing calm wherever it goes.
Source: https://t.co/wDpMQkGtDp— Ian Laking (@Ian Laking)1541015604.0
Twitter users couldn't stress what a big deal this footage is.
@IHLaking @dotdotdeet @somekellys very important— Cannonball Adderall (@Cannonball Adderall)1541020119.0
The clip seems to have an almost physiological effect on viewers!
@KogaShuko @IHLaking @dotdotdeet I can feel the serotonin flowing as I watch.— Kelly Smith (@Kelly Smith)1541020734.0
@IHLaking this is the ASMR I crave— A¢AB Rocky (@A¢AB Rocky)1541058745.0
@IHLaking Didn't know there was doggy #ASMR— Rachel Mullins, LCSW (@Rachel Mullins, LCSW)1541123021.0
Other petting clips are fine, but lack a certain something...
@somekellys @KogaShuko @IHLaking @dotdotdeet And then there’s the fiendish Tingler!😂 #ahemPETS #SpeciesUplift Thx:… https://t.co/qv2bwqhEXm— aHEMagain (@aHEMagain)1541053479.0
@IHLaking Sweet https://t.co/UNMjQJvNFn— Tuffy (@Tuffy)1541044738.0
@IHLaking @MediciSusan So soothing! I have two boxers. When the bigger older boy, Bowie, wants to settle the younge… https://t.co/Gx3CLpmRgZ— Cranky Granny 😡🇨🇦🇺🇸 (@Cranky Granny 😡🇨🇦🇺🇸)1541084095.0
But whatever the secret is to a great "dog being brushed" video, this one has it!
@GaillevittGail @IHLaking I love it too. I keep watching it. 😂😂❤️— Linda Childers (@Linda Childers)1541020915.0
Many Twitter users wished they were in this lucky pup's shoes.
@IHLaking I think I would also enjoy that.— Karen (@Karen)1541024660.0
@IHLaking Oh, gosh...I SO want to be that dog right now. ; )— Wanda (@Wanda)1541035947.0
@IHLaking @megan_thescript When can you bring your brush to my house? I am dog tired.— pat mclaughlin (@pat mclaughlin)1541115422.0
@IHLaking Where do I find someone to do that for me? #wantbrushiesandtreats— Robyn (@Robyn)1541038238.0
There's a reason golden retrievers are so popular...it's because they're the cutest darn things!
@IHLaking @InlawsOutlaws We do not deserve Golden Retrievers but God lets us have them anyway.— WolveinSoCal (@WolveinSoCal)1541054646.0
@IHLaking One happy dog❤️— Cathrine Borge (@Cathrine Borge)1541016907.0
@IHLaking @GwennGee What a beauty.— LightUpYourLife (@LightUpYourLife)1541038502.0
This canine has its priorities in order.
@IHLaking Better than Ambien 💤💤😝 #relaxation #dogs #SleepMedicine— Amy Dawn Bailey (@Amy Dawn Bailey)1541129845.0
@IHLaking Adorable!— Anita Moeller (@Anita Moeller)1541123203.0
Thanks to you, Ian, for helping thousands of stressed-out humans remember to enjoy a good brushing every once in a while. The world can be a hard place, but it's not so bad when you treat yourself right!
@IHLaking @Kabuls THANK YOU FOR INSTANTLY IMPROVING MY EVENING 💖🙏🏽— They call me عفراء/乔安 (@They call me عفراء/乔安)1541102485.0
@IHLaking @michaeldambold I ... I just ... https://t.co/y8CkroRe0D— Jeroen van Dorp (@Jeroen van Dorp)1541097521.0
@IHLaking I wish I was as relaxed!— Shelley Huebner (@Shelley Huebner)1541055054.0