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Everyone (but especially kids) has that one Christmas wish that they don’t believe could ever come true. The reaction when it does is priceless. But there’s nothing more priceless than getting a puppy. Here are some of the best as you prepare for a day of giving and receiving.

This is a grown woman crying about it, but she’s too happy to be embarrassed.

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Why must they all cry?

Oh, it’s because they immediately fall in love. And who wouldn’t get teary looking into those cute faces?

Even this ex-Marine is undone by the sight of this little guy.

And this apparently 90-year old grandma (she looks great for her age, if it’s true).

There are hysterics in this one.

Here’s hoping you both give and get the perfect gifts this year and that they bring the perfect reactions.