National Dog Day is a celebration to show our love for these beautiful creatures. The day also serves to help to draw the public’s attention to the number of dogs that need to be rescued each year, and acknowledges family dogs and dogs that work selflessly each day to save lives keep us safe and bring comfort.

Visit the National Dog Day website to see the list of 20 Ways to celebrate National Dog Day. #1 on the list is. Adopt a dog from your local shelter or pure breed rescue organization. Volunteer at your local shelter and offer to walk a dog or play with a dog, clean cages or anything else they need help with.

You can celebrate National Dog Day with two neighborhood organizations Paradise Animal Rescue and Lapeer’s Adoptable Animals.