Sure, kids are cute. Kids sitting on Santa's lap are even cuter—especially when they're either super in love with old Saint Nick or want absolutely nothing to do with him.
Perhaps what's cuter though are dogs sitting on Santa's lap. Dogs are obviously very unaware of the meaning of Christmas, they just want to be a good dog and do whatever their people want them to do (i.e., sit on a strange man's lap and look in the general direction of the camera).
So, in celebration of Santa's upcoming arrival, here are some dogs posting for pics with Santa: