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National Dog Day

Sunday, August 26, 2012

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When : Always August 26th

National Dog Day has two goals: to honor dogs, and to rescue dogs from homelessness and abuse. It's an opportunity for us to recognize and appreciate the value and importance of dogs in our lives.

This day is intended to honor dogs for all that they do for us. In addition to giving love and companionship, dogs help us out in countless ways. They are watchdogs for our safety. They lead the blind. Dogs aid in search and rescue, and they seek out bombs and drugs.

The second goal of National Dog Day is to rescue dogs in need. On occasion, dogs need us to save them from homelesness and abuse. The goal of the National Dog Day foundation is to rescue 10,000 dogs a year. Lend a hand to help a dog in need today, or any day.

Origin of National Dog Day:
National Dog Day was created by the National Dog Day Foundation. Their motto is "Saving 10,000 Dogs - One Day at a Time".

President George W. Bush, a dog owner himself, sent a letter to the foundation in support of National Dog Day.

More Information:

National Dog Day Foundation www.nationaldogday.com/
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SPEEDYDOG 8/30/2012 8:22AM

    Nice blog. Thank you. Dogs are the only animal that chose to be our partner. All other animals that serve us animals had to be domesticated. Dogs are truely a gift. We give them food, a trip to a vet now and then, and some care. For the small amount we give dogs, they give us everything they got!

Bruce

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LOSER05 8/30/2012 8:07AM

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