Samoyeds: Samoyeds are known for their bright white and fluffy coat, strong and muscular build, and their characteristic "Sammy smile."
This breed originated in Siberia and was used for herding reindeer and pulling sleds.
They're known to be friendly, adaptable, and gentle, which, combined with their "smile," likely contributes to the "smiling angel" moniker.
Characteristics of Samoyeds:
· Size: Medium to large
· Coat: Thick, dense, and white
· Temperament: Friendly, gentle, adaptable
· Lifespan: 12-14 years
Shiba Inu: Shiba Inus are a small to medium-sized breed from Japan.
They have a fox-like appearance and are known for their curled tails and erect ears.
While they can be more independent and reserved compared to some breeds, they can also have a characteristic "smile."
While the term "smiling angel" isn't an official designation for either breed, the endearing description fits their appearance and the joy they bring to their owners.