Today is National Dog Day

I had three dogs when I was growing up. Well one was my brothers, a golden retriever. I remember when our Lhasa Maltese mix had her puppies. We were standing at the top of stairs listening and trying to guess how many puppies she had. We kept one.

National Dog Day has gone International with 6 countries participating this year! New countries would be United Kingdom, Italy, New Zealand, Australia, Spain and Canada.

The National Dog Day Foundation supports all breeds and varieties of dogs and discourages purchasing from unethical backyard breeders and puppy mills; instead, support reputable breeders or adopt from rescue homes.

Do you have a dog? If so, how are you going to celebrate the day? Special treat for your dog, new chew toy, or a walk in the park.

For more information check out http://www.nationaldogday.com.

Quotes on Dogs:

Dogs are our link to paradise. They don’t know evil or jealousy or discontent. To sit with a dog on a hillside on a glorious afternoon is to be back in Eden, where doing nothing was not boring–it was peace.” – Milan Kundera

No man can be condemned for owning a dog. As long as he has a dog, he has a friend. — Will Rogers

Dogs have given us their absolute all. We are the center of their universe, we are the focus of their love and faith and trust. They serve us in return for scraps. It is without a doubt the best deal man has ever made. — Roger Caras

Happiness is a warm puppy. — Charles M. Schulz

No man knows a truer love or loyalty, than a dog he has shared his heart with. – Colleen Paige

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