This baby can't stop laughing while getting a tongue bath from a pit bull.

This baby can't stop laughing while getting a tongue bath from a pit bull.
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This baby can't stop laughing while getting a tongue bath from a pit bull.

Don't worry, the dog is in no danger. (via)

For every great pit bull story, like one running around a softball field stealing gloves, or the baby and pit bull besties that nearly shut down the Internet due to cuteness overload, there are ten negative stories involving the breed that we don't need to link to because we've all heard them and they're usually the result of irresponsible humans who have no business owning a dog with the jaw strength of a bear trap. So...

In the interest of fairness, when there's a video as cute as the one involving a baby named Elliot getting a tongue bath from his baby sitter, Gemma the pit bull, it's only right that we do our part and post it. Also, if you hadn't noticed already, we're suckers for giggling babies around here.

The video comes from the insanely cute Instagram account of Gemma's owner, who is trying to raise the money required to get the dog surgery for something called Tibial-plateau-leveling osteotomy or TPLO. I don't know what that is, but I do know the procedure will allow Gemma and Elliot to continue doing things like this:

This...

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And this...

So there's that. You can find out more about Elliot and Gemma here.

(by Jonathan Corbett)

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