December 4, 2014 11:49 AM EST

If you need a break from all the upsetting things happening in the world right now, watch this super adorable time-lapse video that shows a Rhodesian Ridgeback grow from a 2-month-old puppy into a 3-year-old adult.

Her name is Sophia, and in just 23 seconds, she goes from a floppy-eared, big-pawed bundle of pure cuteness to a big, strong, totally noble canine.

Oh, and if you’re wondering how she was so cooperative, be sure to check out the bloopers at the end.

 

 

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