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A dog on a beach and a hippo with great oral hygiene are among the 18 best animal photos of the week

Image: A dog sitting under an orange umbrella on a beach
A dog sits under a sun umbrella on Sao Conrado beach prior to the 2014 World Cup in Rio de Janeiro June 8, 2014.Darren Staples / Reuters
From a dog at the beach to a hippo getting his teeth brushed, get your cuteness fix with irresistible photos of creatures great and small.