Krista Miranda

By Krista Miranda

LifeBuzz Staff

Pamper Your Pooch Because Today Is National Dog Day!

Today is a day for celebration! If you're dog owner, that is. Today is National Dog Day. It's a day to celebrate your furry friends. If you're anything like me, then you celebrate your dog every day. But, today is a good day to go above and beyond. The dogs in our lives bring us so much happiness. They give us cuddles when we're not feeling so good. They make us laugh with their crazy antics. They even give us a little frustration when they rip up our favorite pair of shoes. That doesn't matter though; you love them regardless. So, take some time today to show your favorite pup how lucky you are to have them in your life!

National Dog Day is celebrated every year on August 26.

It was founded in 2004 by Colleen Paige, a pet and family lifestyle expert and animal advocate. She chose this day as a tribute to the day she adopted her first dog, Sheltie.

National Dog Day is celebrated every year on August 26.

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Having dogs as pets can do so much for you.

By petting your dog, you can actually lower your blood pressure. Who would've thought having a dog was so good for your health?

National Dog Day celebrates every single kind of dog there is.

The purpose of National Dog Day is to raise awareness of the amount of dogs that need to be rescued. It also recognizes the selfless work dogs do when they love us, or when they put their lives on the line in certain professions.

National Dog Day celebrates every single kind of dog there is.

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Even though dogs do some pretty weird things, we think they're cute anyways.

Well, maybe not when they're rolling around in smelly stuff. But, it only smells to humans; they think it smells absolutely fantastic!

Even though dogs do some pretty weird things, we think they're cute anyways.

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National Dog Day doesn't believe in breed banning.

Some states actually ban certain breeds of dogs, and sometimes put them to sleep, because of what humans have turned them into. It's absolutely not the dogs' fault and they certainly shouldn't be punished because of it.

National Dog Day doesn't believe in breed banning.

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