Athletes Pose With Puppies Ahead of the Rio Olympic Games Because... Well, We're Actually Not Sure

Just kidding... these were actually taken from a recent People Magazine photo shoot that used adoptable dogs from animal shelters in Southern California. So, forget any drama you may have heard about the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio and instead focus on these adorable puppies!

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Via: Yahoo News
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In this world right now there exists a lamb that desperately, fiercely, wants, needs to be a dog. Meet Little Dorrit.

Despite all manners of determined attempts Little Dorrit has failed to surmount the most crucial hurdle— convincing the farmyard cat on the whole matter.

Here she is responding to her owner's call like a loyal dog:

Sometimes she'll hit up her fellow canine homies to play around for a bit:

When duty comes calling and her dogs need backup, she's there in a jiffy.

And she never passes on the opportunity for after hours drinks with her comrades:

Sadly though, Simon the cat sees this all as mere silly business.