SLIDESHOW: National Dog Day, today we celebrate our four leg friends

SLIDESHOW: National Dog Day, today we celebrate our four leg friends

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - Today is our furry four leg friends special day.

National Dog Day is observed annually on August 26.

Today encourages dog ownership of all breeds and to embrace the opportunity for all dogs to live a happy, safe, and abuse-free life.

The goal for this day is to find homes for all dogs in need of a loving family.

National Dog Day foundation's purpose is to rescue 10,000 dogs each year.

Colleen Paige, a pet lifestyle expert founded National Dog in 2004.

Send in pictures of your dog(s) to pix@wtvm.com and you might see your furry friend in our slideshow.

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