National Dog Day 2016
National Dog Day was started in 2004 to raise awareness of the need for homes for shelter dogs. Along with raising awareness for just home many dogs need homes, National Dog Day is also meant to celebrate dogs of all breeds, especially working dogs - police dogs and other dogs that put their lives on the line to keep humans safe.
One great way to celebrate National Dog Day is to make a donation - financial or dropping off something from their wish list - to a local shelter or rescue organization.
For all of you out there who have welcomed a dog (or multiple dogs) into your life, give yourself a pat on the back and your furbaby some extra lovin'.
Visit the National Dog Day website to discover more about this important day.
Also in DinkyDogClub Small Dog Blog
It's that time of the year. Time for the 143rd Annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show. If you love watching the little dogs compete, we have a list of all participating small breeds, what time they're being judged and links to the live stream of the judging.
You can watch the live stream of the Westminster Dog Show on television, the Westminster Kennel Club app or on a live stream from your computer, tablet or phone. We've listed all of the small breeds and what time you can see them being judged.
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It’s no secret we love our small pups here at DinkyDogClub, but we’re not the only ones. Many famous artists and creatives also share a love of small dogs, and often used them as muses for their iconic works of art. Andy Warhol and Pablo Picasso are two prime examples of celebrated artists who cherished their tiny furry friends.