Lieschen O'Neill with Belle. Meet the dog who was born with a birth defect which makes her look permanently surprised. Belle, a half doberman and half cattlehound, was born with her head muscles stretched back which means she looks permanently shocked or surprised. See SWNS story SWBRbelle.Lieschen O'Neill, who is from Tyler, Kansas, adopted Belle in 2017 from Lawrence Humane Society, an organisation which provide care for homeless and abused animals. Belle's condition doesn't cause her any pain but owner Lieschen, 38, regularly need to use eye drops as they often get a little dry.