This is the most relaxed dog you're ever likely to see, because it's listening to the perfect canine mix-tape. Teikyo University of Science's Department of Animal Science spent 18 months researching the ultimate music for dogs to chill out to.
According to Associated Press, the cute toy poodle's name is Cyacyamuru, and the CD it's listening to is called Dreams For Dogs, available from the Hats Unlimited music label for just $26. AP explains:
[The Animal Science researchers] found playing classic music with specific ambiance sound such as dog barking, human conversation and crow's crow inserted over the music is the most effective combination to relax dogs.
Photos by AP/Shizuo Kambayashi.