March 22, 2012 08:40 PM

He’s just a few months old, but Moose has achieved a level of Internet fame known only by a select few.

All it took was a smile.

Moose’s owner, a young man named Gunar, first posted a funny photo of his Shar Pei on Twitter.

A week later, Gunar took his chances and shared the picture with the reddit crowd, where things started to go viral. The photo has since been viewed nearly 500,000 times through reddit alone.

Today, Moose turned 3 months old and got more reason to smile. Not a bad way to mark the occasion!

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