While dogs are not able to speak their appreciation to humans, this particular dog's face expressed all the joy and surprise needed to convey happiness at receiving a gift.
A Reddit user purchased a cake for his dog, Lucy, with the words: 'Happy birthday Lucy.'
The brown cake was decorated with five dog bones on top and had a perimeter of bones, perhaps biscuits, attached around the bottom.
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Dog owner tastyhouse uploaded a hilarious photo of his dog Lucy reacting to her birthday cake
User tastyhouse wrote on Reddit: 'I thought ordering my dog a birthday cake would be a waste of money...Her reaction was worth every penny.'
And indeed it was as Lucy's eyes grew wide with surprise at the sight of the decadent cake.
One hopes the cake was as delicious for Lucy as she was clearly hoping it would be.
Tastyhouse's post accumulated nearly 48,000 upvotes on Reddit.
The post follows an adorable French bulldog whose cake-wanting antics were uploaded to Jukin Media this week.
The pet was sitting at a table in Tokyo with its owner, who was eating a slice of cake.
Video shows the dog smile and huff at the camera until his owner takes a bite, at which point he becomes stony-faced and observant.
The pet then grunts and paws at his human expectantly, begging for a piece of the cake.
When his owner's arm moves back towards the plate for another piece, the bulldog grunts and paws at his human expectantly, begging for a piece of the cake